Founded in 1982, Yiwu Commodity Market is one of the largest commodity export bases in China,
which owns 5.5 million square-metered business areas,
more than 75 thousand offline shops 1.8 million kinds of commodities,
and attracts more than 210 thousand daily visitors.
It is named as "the world’s largest small commodities wholesale market" by the United Nations,
the World Bank, Morgan Stanley and other authoritative organizations.
Yiwu Commodity Market’s goods exported to 219 countries and regions.
Each year more than 570 thousand standard containers have been exported.
There are 3,059 permanent representative offices of foreign enterprises,
and the number of resident foreign businessmen has exceeded 13 thousand.
The UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees),
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other institutions have established procurement information center in Yiwu Commodity Market.
Since 2006, Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China has issued Yiwu-China Commodities index and the industry standard of "Commodities Classification and Code" successively,
which means Yiwu Commodity Market has got more decisive rights on prices and standards in the worldwide commodities trading.
Founded in October, 2001, Yiwu International Trade Mart District 1 is officially put
into operation on 22 October, 2002, which occupies 420 Mu and a building area
of 340,000 square meters with a total investment of 700 million yuan.
Opened on 22 October, 2004, International Trade Mart District 2 occupies
market area of 483 Mu and buildings area of over 600,000㎡, and boasts above
8,000 booths and gathers over 10,000 business operators.
boasts 460,000 m2 building area, over 6000
standard booths of 14 m2 for each on floor 1 to 3, more than 600 booths of
80-100 m2 on floor 4 and 5 and manufacturer outlet center located on the fourth
Officially put into operation on 21st October, 2008 Yiwu International Trade Mart
District 4 occupies 1,080,000 m2 building area and holds above 16,000 booths.
It is the sixth generation of Yiwu markets in its development history.
International Trade Mart District 5 is the core project for Yiwu municipal Party
committee and Yiwu government to thoroughly implement the scientific concept
of development, and comprehensively push forward the construction of Yiwu as
a national trade city.