Today, CCTV’s financial and media event “Hundred Years and Hundred Cities” came to Yiwu City, Zhejiang Province. Located in the middle of Zhejiang Province, Yiwu is known as the “Small Commodity Capital of the World” and is a comprehensive reform pilot zone for my country’s international trade. In the past two days, the 27th Yiwu International Commodities (Standard) Fair is being held.
The reporter came to the Yiwu International Expo Center in Yiwu City, Zhejiang Province, where the 27th China Yiwu International Commodities (Standard) Fair is being held. The large-scale media integration event of a century and a hundred cities will start from here to bring you to feel the charm of the world’s small commodity capital.
Founded in 1982, Yiwu Small Commodity Market now has a business area of more than 6.4 million square meters and 75,000 booths. It is called “the world’s largest small commodity wholesale market” by the United Nations, the World Bank and other authoritative institutions. The annual “Yiwu Fair” is an economic and trade activity that best reflects the characteristics of Yiwu’s small commodities.
Ji Wei, Manager of the Digital Promotion Department of Zhejiang Yiwu Mall Exhibition Company: This year’s exhibition has 4,000 standard booths with an exhibition area of 110,000 square meters, and 2,300 exhibiting companies from 18 provinces, cities and regions across the country.
Starting from changing chicken feathers and setting up roadside stalls, Yiwu’s development has gone from “making things out of nothing” to “turning stones into gold”. A small straw can play tricks and become the world’s number one. Today, the leading company in Yiwu straws has an annual output of more than 7,000 tons of straws, with an output value of nearly 200 million yuan. It holds two-thirds of the patents in the global plastic straw industry and sets industry standards for the global straw industry.
Today, with the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative and the opening of the Yixin Europe-China Railway Express, Yiwu is transforming from “selling the world” to “selling the world”. Thanks to the convenience of source procurement and customs clearance, imported goods can also be inexpensive and high-quality. Since the beginning of this year, the “Yixin Europe” China-Europe Express has opened a total of 1,075 trains, an increase of 51.8% year-on-year. The latest data shows that in the first three quarters of this year, the total value of Yiwu’s foreign trade import and export was 272.69 billion yuan, a ye
Post time: Nov-10-2021