Yiwu International Trade City, also called Futian Market as it located in the Futian village in Yiwu, is the world’s largest small commodity center. Foreign media awards it as ” the ocean of the commodities and the paradise of the shoppers” with over 1.8 million types of commodities being produced here and sold to over 210 countries.
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The market is divided into 5 districts, covering an area of 5.5 million square meters for 75,000 booths, totally lasting 7km long. All 5 districts are connected together with a corridor. You can walk through them in the same mall. Each district is specialized in different product category:
District 1 of Yiwu International Trade City
District 1 of the International Trade City was built in October 2001 and put into use in October 2002. This 4-floor-building occupies a total area of 340,000 m2, and holds more than10,500 shops, dividing into A, B, C, D, and E sections. It is an appointed shopping & tourism spot by Zhejiang Tourist Bureau and is titled the first “Five-star Market” of Zhejiang province by the Provincial Industrial & Commercial Bureau. In 2005, the market passed the assessment of national AAAA Tourist Attraction. The main products category selling in this district are as below:
The 1st floor sells: Common toys, Electric toys, Inflatable toys, Plush toys, Artificial Flower Flower accessories, Annex building (Toy, ornaments, craft)
The 2nd floor sells: Jewelry & Ornament, Hair Ornament, Annex building (ornaments)
The 3rd floor sells: Ornament Accessories, Porcelain & Crystal, Picture Frames, Crafts
The 4th floor sells: Factory Outlets (Toy, flower, ornament), Taiwan Mall (flower, ornament, craft)
District 2 of Yiwu International Trade City
District 2 (Section F & G) was opened on 22 October 2004, providing over 600,000 m2 (6,500,000 sq ft) of floor space for over 10,000 booths, There are supporting facilities, including industrial & commercial bureau, tax bureau, local police station, banks, restaurants, logistics, post office, telecom companies, and other functional departments and service organizations around this market.
The market has a business building, office building, a four-star hotel, east and west square as well as a sightseeing bus around the market. In 2005, the China Yiwu International Trade City District 2 has awarded ISO9001 quality management system certification, ISO14001 environmental management system certification and the assessment of national AAAA Tourist Attraction. The main products category for this district are as follows:
The 1st floor sells: Suitcases & Bags, Umbrella, Rainwear & Pack, Fujian Mall (Umbrellas)
The 2nd floor sells: Vehicles, Hardware Tools & Accessories, Locks, Electric Products
The 3rd floor sells: Kitchen & Sanitary hardware, Small Home Appliances, Clocks & Watches, Guangdong Nanhai Mall, Battery, Lamp, Flashlights
The 4th floor sells: Anhui Mall, Hongkong Mall, Sichuan Mall, Korean Mall, Electronics, Suitcase & Bags, Clocks & Watches, Hardware & Electric Appliances
The 5th Floor sells: Export agencies, Featured products
District 3 of Yiwu International Trade City
In this district, you will find over 6000 standard booths of 14 m2 on floor 1-3, and more than 600 booths of 80-100 m2 on floor 4-5, totally cover an area of 460,000 m2. This district was equipped with central air conditioners, broadband systems, Web TV, data center, and firefighting & security monitoring center. There are smooth passages for crowd and goods inside the market.
Automobiles have access to various floors and many parking lots were built on the ground and roof. It provides a full range of services including modern logistics, E-business, international trade, financial services, accommodation, catering, and entertainment, etc. Detailed products category for this district are as follows:
The 1st floor sells: Eyeglasses, Pen & Inks, Paper Articles
The 2nd floor sells: Outdoor products, Office & Stationery, Cultural & Sports products
The 3rd floor sells: Zipper & Button, Apparel accessories, Cosmetics & Beauty products
The 4th floor sells: Factory outlets-cosmetics, beauty, Factory outlets-cultural & sports Factory outlets-apparel accessories
The 5th floor sells an Imported commodities hall, Parking lots.
District 4 of Yiwu International Trade City
Opened on Oct. 21, 2008, the district 4 of the International City totally reaches an area of 108,0000 m2, with over 19,000 shops. This district is greener, more environmentally friendly, and energy-saving than the previous ones, equipped with 4D Motion Cinema, tourism shopping, solar power generation facilities, rainwater collector, automatic sunroof, parallel escalators, and others High-tech equipment. This District is the highest scientific and technological content, the highest levels of the international commodity market in China. It is also a modern landmark in Yiwu.
Products category for this district are as follows:
The 1st floor sells: Socks
The 2nd floor sells: Daily Necessities, Knitted Products, Gloves, Hats, Earmuffs
The 3rd floor sells: Sewing Thread & Tape, Shoes, Lace, Tie, Towel
The 4th floor sells: Belt, Accessories, Scarf, Bra & Underwear
The 5th floor sells: Tourism & shopping center, Garments, Shoes, Daily necessities, Frame accessories
District 5 of Yiwu International Trade City
On 5 May 2011, District 5 was completed at a cost of ¥1.42 billion. 5 stories high with 2 underground stories, it covers an area of 640,000 m2 (6,900,000 sq ft), providing space for over 7000 booths and shops. Products category are as follows:
The 1st floor sells: Garments, Daily consumables, African Products, Jewelry & Handcrafts, Ornaments & Crafts, Food, Healthcare products
The 2nd floor sells: Beddings, Chinese knot, DIY Handicraft
The 3rd floor sells: Needle, Knitted cloth, Knitted fabric, Curtains cloth
The 4th floor sells: Auto Accessories, Car & Motorcycle Parts, Car necessities
The 5th floor sells Online services.
Yiwu international market trade city is not only the most innovative but also the largest wholesale market in China. With a large number of suppliers and a wide range of products, this market will be very suitable for you. In addition, this guide will guarantee that your shopping experience will be good and successful.