South Korea's Giving Tourists Tax Breaks on Nose Jobs

Desperate to boost tourism after the MERS outbreak, South Korea will give visitors a tax break on cosmetic surgery from April

Japanese tourists in front a cosmetics shop at the Myeongdong shopping district in Seoul, South Korea.

Photographer: SeongJoon Cho

South Korea is taking duty-free shopping to a whole new level, with plans to exclude face lifts, breast enlargements and liposuction from value-added tax for tourists.

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