General information


Yiwu is a county-level city with a total land area of 1,105 square kilometers. It is located in middle part of Zhejiang province, lies in the south of Shanghai and Hangzhou, the distance from Shanghai to Yiwu is 300 km, from Hangzhou to Yiwu is only 120 km. Ninbo port is near on the east.



Yiwu Market


Yiwu market or China Commodity City is based in Yiwu, a city in Zhejiang Province, China. China Commodity City was honoured by the UN, the World Bank and Morgan Stanley amongst other world authorities in 2005 as the "largest small commodity wholesale market in the world". <<More About Yiwu Market>>



Yiwu Fair


Yiwu Fair (Yiwu Sourcing Fair) has been held in October every year since 1995. In 2002, it was upgraded as an international commodities fair. Since then, the event has been jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce, Zhejiang Provincial People’s Government and other relevant authorities. The Yiwu Fair, as a highly internationalized and informative event with excellent services and security, has become one of the largest, most influential and most productive commodities fairs in China. It has become the third largest exhibition sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, ranking only next to the China Import and Export Fair in Guangzhou and the East China Fair in Shanghai. The Fair was honored as China’s Best Managed Exhibition in 2005, one of the 2006 Top Ten Exhibitions in China, China’s Best-outcome Exhibition in 2006, and the 2007 Top Quality Exhibition in Yangtze River Delta in China.