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Top 10 Beijing by Andrew Humphreys

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Top 10Shopping Tips

1Opening hours

Most shops and markets are open from around 9am daily and do not close until around 9pm, or later.

2Haggling

The Chinese haggle even in shops with fixed prices, and it pays for you to do the same. Haggling at markets is essential as traders will start by quoting you a price that can be 10 times or more beyond what is fair. Your first offer must always be a fraction of what they ask. For example, a trader who starts ...

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