Yiwu, a city in the North-east of China (1.5 hours by high speed train or 4 hours by car from SHANGHAI), is an enormous market where they sell daily products. Here you can find a great variety of daily products in different shops, and consolidate them in a single container, to be shipped to your country. Due to its grand variety of products, flexibility of order quantity and good price, Yiwu has been a popular market for importers throughout the whole world.
In the Yiwu market, you can find: Hardware Stationery Knitwear Toys Crafts Clothings and shoes Daily necessities Pet products Auto Accessories Electromechanical facilities Electronic and electrical appliances Sporting goods and outdoor leisure Ornament and accessories
To understand the Yiwu market more, see this video (In Spanish)
The Yiwu market opens year-round, except the National Day Holiday (1 - 8 Oct) and Chinese new year Holiday (2 weeks in Jan / Feb, exact dates depends on the Chinese calendar.)
Every year the Yiwu Fair takes place 21 - 25 Oct, BUT the hotels charge double or triple during this period. Since the Yiwu market opens year-round, we recomend you to visit Yiwu in other dates.
Importante advices before your visit to the Yiwu market:
It is NOT a good idea to visit the Yiwu market without any translator or guide. The Yiwu market is ENORMOUS. You will waste a lot of time and energy walking if you do not know the exact way. Our translator also helps you jot down notes of all your orders, and present you a EXCEL summary with photos, product names and prices after your visit.
It is NOT a good idea to bring children to the Yiwu market. The Yiwu market is ENORMOUS, even adults feel tired after one day of walking.
Wear comfortable shoes cos you will walk a lot.
You will take a lot of flyers and even samples of different products in the Yiwu market, and they are heavy. So we recommend you to bring an empty suitcase with you to the Yiwu market to keep all these flyers and samples you will get in the market.
Bring enough name cards to exchange them with the shop keepers. (We can help you print your cards before your trip if needed)
If you confirm to buy and export from the Yiwu market:
If you confirm to buy and export from the Yiwu market, apart from the cost of the products, you have to pay:
A certain percentage of the value of all products. That is for the work of following the order with all suppliers, organise the products finish on time, send to our warehouse on time, carry out inspection, prepare documents for customs...
Interior charges (Transport, container charge, terminal charge, documents). Since Yiwu is an inland city, we have to send the container from Yiwu to the seaport in Ningbo for shipment, thus there is interior charges.
We have an office in Yiwu and with translators available for your next visit to Yiwu.