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Two women walk through the Yiwu International Trade Market on Jan 17. [Photo/CFP]
With the Spring Festival on the horizon, the Yiwu International Trade Market in Yiwu, East China's Zhejiang province, is now replete with festive decorations for sale.
Rows of red lanterns, Chinese knots, spring couplets, electronic firecrackers, and fresh flowers have imbued the market with a festive and cozy atmosphere, and shopkeepers have been busy entertaining and taking orders from customers at home and abroad.
The Yiwu International Trade Market is regarded as the world's largest wholesale market for small commodities by the United Nations and the World Bank.
A shopkeeper introduces her lanterns to a foreign merchant. [Photo/CFP]
A shop in the Yiwu International Trade Market is filled with Chinese knots and red lanterns. [Photo/CFP]
A flower shop in the Yiwu International Trade Market is pictured on Jan 17. [Photo/CFP]Source:http://yiwuzhejiang.chinadaily.com.cn/2021-01/21/c_584432_2.htm