Baku leads among CIS countries for shopping tourists


November 12, Fineko/abc.az. Analytical agency Turstat has presented a rating of the best shopping cities on the CIS area for Russian tourists.

The Agency reports that the World Shopping Day was marked on 11 November.

"Baku in Azerbaijan, Astana in Kazakhstan and Minsk in Belarus are the leaders for shopping trips among the cities of the CIS countries. According to Turstat, tourists come to the cities of the CIS on average for 2-3 days and spend up to $1,000 a person on shopping," Turstat says.

The Baku Shopping Festival arranged in Baku from 1 to 31 May 2018 aroused great interest among foreign tourists.