CNS reported on Aug. 11 that Yiwu’s products are exported to more than 210 countries and regions around the world, and foreign trade accounts for 70% of the city’s total trade. For a long time, Yiwu Commodity Market has been one of the most concentrated purchasing places for foreign merchants and is famous for its light industry trade and vibrant market. It is also a regional tourist destination. Before the pandemic, every year, over 560,000 foreign businessmen came to Yiwu to purchase goods. Business Insider calls it “The World’s Largest Wholesale Market.”

However, due to the impact of the current pandemic, the trips of hundreds of foreign merchants to Yiwu market to purchase goods may be delayed.

Hong Kong media – Sing Tao Daily reported that recently, 107 Indian traders and 163 Pakistani traders flew to Hangzhou. According to the plan, these foreign traders were to go directly to Yiwu market after the end of the lockdown. However, due to the current pandemic situation, their purchasing trip will be delayed.