23 MarYiwu,No.1 of China’s Top 10 Market Cities
According to the third China commodity Market Summit, Yiwu is No.1 of China’s Top 10 Market Cities, and meanwhile both the China Commodity City(CCC) of Yiwu and Yiwu Decoration City rank first respectively among China’s Top 10 advanced Markets and China’s Top 10 New-star Markets.
For more intensive studies of the commodity market, scientific researchers of the Institute of Finance & Trade Economics (IFTE), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), worked together for over 2 years with experts and scholars from research institution, universities, guilds, business administration departments for the Bluebook of Commmodity Market Development in China through on-the-spot investigation, interview, discussion,questionnaire, secondhand data collection, etc. They studied more than 300 markets in different areas, types, industries and development stages, and produced 7 different lists of award winners for the year 2007 related to China commodity markets:China’s Top10 Market Cities, China’s Top 10 Advanced Markets, China’s Top 10 Brand Markets,China’s Top 10 Innovation Markets,China’s Top 10 New-star Markets,China’s Top 10 Markets Worthies and China’s Top 10 Zhejiang Businessmen Outstanding in Foreign Investment Market.
It is learned that the top 10 market cities are Yiwu City,Yongkang City, Shaoxing City,Haining City,Tongxiang City, Foshan City,Shouguang City, Linyi City, Changzhou City and Wujiang City.
The volume of business of Yiwu commodities has been No.1 among national markets for 15 years and this year CCC is No.1 of the Top 10 Advanced Markets. Having developed for 10 years, relying on Yiwu international trade city, Yiwu Decoration City is becoming a shining star among decoration markets in Yiwu and even in China. Decoration commodities reach more than 10 provinces and cities like Shandong, Jiangsu,Anhui, Jiangxi,Sichuan,Guizhou, Shanghai and Beijing. The yearly volume of business reached 60 million yuan from 2001 to 2005 and the volume of business exceeded 100 million yuan in 2006. For all this, YiwuDecoration City is ranked No.1 of China’s Top 10 New-star Markets.
The list shows that Yiwu is becoming the leader of over 300 markets in China as well as the bank of market management talents. The list also shows that over half of the top ten market cities are those in Zhejiang Province. It is said that 16 markets in Zhejiang were awarded various grand prizes for China’s best commodities markets in 2007.