China Yiwu International Commodities Fair (Yiwu Fair) has been held for 11 successive years since 1995. It is approved by the State Council and jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce, Zhejiang People's Government, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, China National Light Industry Council and China General Chamber of Commerce.
Yiwu fair, as a highly internationalized and informative event featuring excellent services and security, has made itself a well-known brand in trade fairs. It has become one of the largest, most Influential and productive commodity fairs in China. It ranks the third among the major exhibitions sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, only next to the Chinese Export Commodities Fair and the East China Import and Export Commodity Fair. News coverage about the Yiwu Fair was on the 2002 Top Ten Exhibition News and the Fair was named one of the 2003 Top Ten Star Exhibitions and one of the 2004 Best Exhibitions in China.
The detailed information of 2006 Yiwu Fair:
Product Sort: fashion jewellery, arts & crafts, ornaments, gifts, daily-use, stationery, sports and outdoor items, toys, knit goods, footwear and headgear, hardware, electronic and electric appliances, cases and bags, leather products, cosmetics and lavatory articles, plastic products.
Exhibition Area: 90,000 square meters
Exhibition Booths of International Standard: 4000
Number of Enterprises: More than 2,000
Overseas Trader: 15000
Domestic and Foreign Professional Purchase Group:
More than 80 Overseas Trade Groups
More than 20 Multinational Retailing Groups
2005 Yiwu Fair has got grand success:
Trade volume of Fair reached 8.098 billion yuan, an increase of 10.9% over the previous year, among which export volume 661 million USD, accounting for 65.5% of the total. The visitors to the Fair reached 83,363,including 14,269 overseas purchasers from 158 countries and regions, an increase of 15.9% over the previous year. Purchasers from the Europe and America account for 40% of the overseas visitors. The biggest order in the Fair was US$ 1.94 million. Many exhibiting enterprises took over 10 million yuan orders. And The Yiwu Fair On-line (www.yiwufair.com) had 346,166 clicks during the five days of the exhibition, approximately 70,000 clicks per day.
The feature of Yiwu Fair:
Besides the 5 days' Yiwu Fair, there is a permanent fair in Yiwu with 43 industries and 400000 commodities samples inside, can offer one-stop services of order, shipping, settlement. You can contact with 58000 Chinese suppliers in the fair face-to-face.