Yiwu's small commodity markets operate normally
The Yiwu International Market, Binwang Market, Huangyuan Market and other markets managed by the Zhejiang China Commodities City Group are all operating normally, the group announced on April 27.
According to Yiwu's latest epidemic prevention and control requirements, starting April 27 all personnel entering the small commodity wholesale markets must show negative results of nucleic acid tests taken within 24 hours, have their temperatures taken, show their health QR codes and wear masks.
Yiwu is home to the world's largest wholesale market for small commodities. It currently has an operating area of more than 6.4 million square meters, with 75,000 booths and over 2.1 million kinds of commodities sold to more than 210 countries and regions around the world.
In order to provide better services for merchants and buyers, the Yiwu International Market has been equipped with 246 facial recognition machines and 101 sets of intelligent gates to make it easier to enter.
In addition, Yiwu's logistics are operating normally. All couriers will take nucleic acid tests and have their temperatures checked daily.
From January to March 2022, foreign trade in Yiwu increased by 63.9 percent year-on-year to 106.29 billion yuan ($16.09 billion), accounting for 9.9 percent of the total value of Zhejiang province's imports and exports.