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Peking pound

The term was coined by British media to refer to Chinese people’s huge purchasing power. More Chinese are going abroad to buy luxury goods in countries such as Britain and the United States and many stores have appointed Mandarin-speaking assistants to help Chinese customers cash in their so-called “Peking pounds.”

Added on Feb 23, 2011 | Last updated on Jun 17, 2011 | 798 Buzzes


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