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How to get Christmas decorations at USD 15 in China

For savvy shoppers, RMB 100 (or USD 15) may not be sufficient to purchase Christmas decorations.

But in China, anything is possible. I decided to check out a small commodity market, where most things are way cheaper than those found in supermarkets like Walmart, in central Beijing prior to Christmas Eve.

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Inside the market.

Walking down narrow aisles flanked by congested stores, I finally spotted a store selling Christmas decorations, alongside daily necessities and stationery.

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The owner at his store where I bought Christmas decorations from.
The owner at his store where I bought Christmas decorations from.

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Here’s what I got for RMB 100:

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1.5-meter (five-foot tall) man-made tree, 60 RMB

Ornaments,15 RMB

Two Snowflakes, 15 RMB

Santa Claus sticker, 10 RMB

Christmas decoration time!

Tree

Put up the tree, place ornaments, and use a snowflake as a tree topper!

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The window
I used a snowflake and the Santa Claus sticker.

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Merry Christmas, everyone! 

(Top photo from Pixabay.com)

Wang is a contributor at ACT. She is passionate about literature, photography and technology. She graduated from Shanghai University of International Business and Economics.