中文(chinese)

Brief Introduction
        Crowned as “a sea of commodities and a paradise for shoppers”, Yiwu of china boasts an aggregate market floor area of 2.6 million square meters with 53,000 booths and 160,000 persons engaging in business. The market gathers 320,000 varieties of goods of 1,502 categories from 34 trades (notes: there are 500,000 varieties of goods in the world as released by the UN). From 1991, its market turnover has ranked the first among all the large special markets throughout the country for 13 years running. In 2003, the total turnover of Commodities City was 24.83 billion Yuan, which is an 8.4% and 8% increase compared with the previous years respectively. China Commodities City is also the only market awarded the honorary title of “emphasizing quality, keeping faith” by the State Bureau of Quality Supervision and State Administration of Inspection and Quarantine, as well as the only five-star market in Zhejiang province assessed by Zhejinag Administration for Industry and Commerce.