China Business Travel Spending Poised to Overtake U.S. in 2016

  • Spending will increase 11% to $322 billion, GBTA says
  • Domestic flights account for 95% of China's business travel

A policeman stands guard at the entrance of Beijing's international airport.

Photographer: Wang Zhao/AFP via Getty Images

China is positioned to surpass the U.S. in business travel spending by 2016 even as it faces the slowest growth in nearly 25 years and the repercussions of a stock market rout and a currency devaluation.

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