First U.S.-style shopping mall opens in China

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BEIJING - China's first U.S.-style shopping mall has opened in the Fuchengmen area of Beijing.

The Vantone New World Shopping Centre covers a 25,000 sq m area and contains a large department store, a supermarket, a food center, shops selling luxury branded goods and a recreation centre.

The centre is run by Vantone Meals International Management Corp, a joint venture between the Beijing Vantone Industry Corp and the US Global Development Management Corp.

Copyright October 1996, Crain Communications Inc.

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