Yiwu and Its World’s Largest
Wholesale Market

Yiwu, is a world-renowned city for international small commodity trading. The Yiwu wholesale market has over 50,000 booths, providing millions of products across various categories. You can source almost every item you can think of.

Yiwu and its surrounding cities have developed into a most important manufacturing cluster for consumer products in China, with Yongkang city as the Hardware Capital of China, Taizhou city as Plastic and Rubber Products Center, Zhuji city as China Sock Center, Shaoxing city as Textile and Umbrella center, etc.

Products from Yiwu are exported to over 210 countries and regions. Every year, over 550,000 buyers come to Yiwu for sourcing products. Over 15,000 westerners from 100 countries and regions are now living in Yiwu.

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Visit Yiwu Wholesale Markets

Visiting wholesale markets is the most efficient way to find suppliers in Yiwu. There are dozens of wholesale markets in Yiwu, the most popular ones among western buyers are Yiwu International Trade Market, Huangyuan Clothing Market, etc.

Yiwu International Wholesale Market (福田市场、国际商贸城)

It’s the largest wholesale market in the world. It has over 50,000 booths in 5 Districts, offering virtually every item you can think of, from toys, jewelry, suitcases & bags, clocks & watches, glasses, shoes, auto accessories, hardware tools, to imported commodities, african products, healthcare products, food, etc.

Many people call it a mini canton fair, but available all year round, except during Chinese New Year Festival. The best thing to purchase here is that you can buy in small quantity of products, such as one or two cartons, and ship them home when you return to your country. You can click to know all information and tips for sourcing in this market.
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Yiwu Huangyuan Clothing Market​

The largest clothing wholesale market in Yiwu. If you want to do your own private label clothes, this is the best place to go.You can buy wholesale clothes at very competitive prices, then resell with your own brand and logo for a decent margin. ​

国际生产资料市场

International Production Material Market​

There are over thousands of booths spread across 4 floors in the market.The main categories include creative decorations, artificial flowers, leather, sewing machines, printing and packaging machine, household appliances, etc. ​

Business Service You Need In Yiwu
Sourcing & purchasing agent
90% importers who come to Yiwu need a sourcing company. They help you find best suppliers inside and outside the market, help you negotiate, followup production, inspect quality and arrange export & shipping.

Jinsgourcing acts as the best sourcing company not only in Yiwu but also in whole China. Get an agent to support you right now!
Translators for all languages
Wholesalers in the market can only understand minimum English such as “how much”, “price”. It’s very necessary to hire a good translator to go with you.

We can help you arrange translator who speaks English/Spanish/Russian/Arabic/more. They charges only $30-$50/day. You can deal with them directly, and we do this for free.
Currency Exchange
You can surely exchange the currency at the hotel reception, but the rate is rather expensive. You can also do it in a bank, but have to wait for a long time.

Other choices? You can go to a mini black market in front of Bank of China, located in No.500 North Chouzhou Road.

You can get your money exchanged there very easily. The rate is also very reasonable.
Visit Trade Shows in Yiwu

Every year, Yiwu International Expo Center will hold hundreds of trade fairs, such as International Electronic Commerce Expo, International Trade Fair for Textile and Garment Industry, China Yiwu Stationery & Gift Exhibition, etc.

Most of these fairs are small-medium scale, among them the most worth visiting ones are International Commodities Fair, Imported Commodities Fair.

Visiting fairs is another good way to find suppliers, in addition to wholesale markets.You can check the exhibition schedule before your trip and plan the date to come. ​
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Yiwu International Commodities Fair​

Many people call it a Mini Canton Fair, and choose to visit it right after the Guangzhou Canton Fair.You can find products with competitive prices across categories such as Electronics, Stationery, Toys & Games, Arts & Crafts, Apparel & Clothing. ​

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Yiwu International Commodities Fair​

Many people call it a Mini Canton Fair, and choose to visit it right after the Guangzhou Canton Fair.You can find products with competitive prices across categories such as Electronics, Stationery, Toys & Games, Arts & Crafts, Apparel & Clothing. ​

How to Get to Yiwu

Yiwu is a country-level city, there are no international flights to Yiwu directly. International visitors can transfer at below cities to get to Yiwu:  

  • Fly to Shanghai first, then get to Yiwu by Train, Bus or Car 
  • Fly to Guangzhou first, then get to Yiwu by Plane, or Train 
  • Fly to Hangzhou first, then get to Yiwu by Train, or Bus

Transit at Shanghai

By Train: It takes around 1.5 hours to get to Yiwu by bullet train from Shanghai Hongqiao railway station.

By Bus: within 4.5 hours, you can get to Yiwu bus station from Shanghai Pudong airport.

Transit at Guangzhou

By Plane: It takes around 2 hours to fly to Yiwu airport from Guangzhou Baiyun airport.

By Train: If you prefer to go by bullet train, you can get to Yiwu within 7 hours from Guangzhou Nan railway station.

Transit at Hangzhou

By Bus: It takes around 1.5 hours to get to Yiwu by bus from Hangzhou Xiaoshan airport.

By Train: Within 30-40 mins, you can get to Yiwu by bullet train from Hangzhou Dong railway station.

Where to Stay in Yiwu

Visiting wholesale markets is the most efficient way to find suppliers in Yiwu. There are dozens of wholesale markets in Yiwu, the most popular ones among western buyers are Yiwu International Trade Market, Huangyuan Clothing Market, etc.

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Best Western Hotel Yiwu

Inside the trade market, at the entrance to International Trade Market District 2

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Shangri-La Hotel Yiwu

Adjacent to Glory Shopping Mall, with various restaurants nearby

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Marriot Hotel Yiwu

Located in Yiwu CBD, close to International trade city and Futian wetland park

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Wanda Realm Hotel Yiwu

Located in Wanda Plaza, offering a charming view of Yiwu river from the hotel.

Hotel Recommendations in Yiwu

There are various types of hotels in Yiwu, ranging from economical ($20) to most premium ($300) ones, to suit your different needs. You can choose to live close to wholesale markets, or in other downtown areas according to your preference. Check this guide to find your best place to stay.
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Have Fun in Yiwu

Yiwu is not only a paradise for small commodity trading, but also a vibrant city offering a variety of entertaining choices! Night market, food, music, night clubs and bars, modern lifestyle centers, Chinese Hollywood Studios, amusement parks, etc, are all here waiting for you to explore! 

Yiwu Night Market ​
You’ll find lots of local delicacies here, Da Pai Dang (大排档), Barbecue, Ma La Tang (麻辣烫), Crayfish (小龙虾), etc.There are also other daily-used household items, retail clothes.​
Yiwu Night Clubs and Bars​
Relax yourself here! Wine, music, dances, hot girls, you’ll immerse yourself in a sea of modern highs here!
Chinese Hollywood Studios​
Kings of Kongfu, Kongfu Killer, and many other popular movies are shot here.If you do not have time to visit Beijing Forbidden City, come here to taste it. ​
Shopping Centers
A modern lifestyle can be found here, with many luxurious stores, and nice restaurants available nearby.Wanda Plaza, Glory Malls, etc are just within half an hour’s reach. ​
Yiwu Weather and Climate

Yiwu is a city with 4 distinct seasons. You can come at anytime. However, you’d better avoid winter (December to February) or summer (August to September), if you do not want to experience extreme weather.  

Winter is very cold here. During December to February, the temperature is 1-5 (℃) or (33.8-41(℉). Summer is very hot, the average temperature is 35 (℃) or 95 (℉) during Aug to Sept. 

In Spring (April) and Autumn (October), you will most likely experience pleasant weather with an average temperature from 20-27 (℃). 

There is also significant rainfall in Yiwu. There will be rainy days almost in every month. September is the wettest month. Other rainy months include May, June, August. Be sure to carry an umbrella if you come then.