Chinese tourism in the U.S. is slowing down

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San Francisco, CA is a popular tourist destination. Photo credit: Pixabay/CC 2.0

The United States has long been a popular destination for Chinese tourists to visit, but that may be changing. In 2018 the number of Chinese travelers to the U.S. did not rise for the first time in 15 years. Tensions between the two countries around trade and tariffs are a factor, as is the exchange rate. But LA may be bucking the trend for now. 

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Guest:
Clayton Dube - director of the USC U.S.- China Institute - @claydube

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Rosalie Atkinson, Caitlin Plummer