Over 20% Shops Close or Half-close from Oct.01 to Oct.03, 2011
- Oct.02, 2011, by Yiwu-Market-Guide.com
Buyers Are Missing 20%+ Suppliers from Oct.01-Oct.03, 2011.
According our guides, on the first day of National Holiday 2011(Oct.01), over half of the street market shops closed.
Even in the main market - Yiwu International Trade City, about 20-30% showrooms are either fully closed, or half-day-closed on Oct. 01.
According to the notice on booth doors, this situation will not likely to change on the first 3 days of National Day Holiday. That means buyers will certainly miss over 20% of suppliers on the first 3 days of National Day Holiday - from Oct.01 to Oct.03, 2011.
Things Are Changing...
As the global situation is not as good as it used to be for international trade, exporting business in Yiwu is also affected.
Also the labor cost in China is increasing, esp. for holidays. Staff are usually get paid of triple wages.
Plus Chinese people are also paying more attention to holiday and life. (They're not working as hard as 10 years ago).
So now you see the 20-30% shops are closed during major holidays.
Tips for Yiwu Market Visitors:
If possible, avoid visiting Yiwu to during major holidays as following:
Qingming Day Holiday: a 3-day holiday usually in March.
May Day Holiday: a 3-day holiday around May 01.
Duanwu Day Holiday (Dragon Boat Festival): a 3-day holiday in June.
Moon Holiday (Mid-Autumn Day Holiday): a 3-day holiday usually in June.
National Day Holiday: a 7-day holiday staring from Oct.01.
Chinese New Year (The Spring Festival): a 15-days close down usually in Feb.
Yiwu Market News:
23 Sep. 2011:
20 Aug. 2011:
24 Apr. 2011:
23 Mar. 2011:
18 Feb. 2011:
01 Feb. 2011:
23 Sep. 2010:
08 Mar. 2010:
28 Feb. 2010:
Free shuttles go around Yiwu international trade city everyday.
8 Aug. 2009: