The Red Factories of Yiwu

December 9, 2014 @ Shanghaiist

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The city of Yiwu, just a couple of hours south of Shanghai by fast train, is known as China’s massive Christmas market. From 2001 till now, the booming Christmas production industry there grew from a mere 10 factories to more than 600. The village produces 60 percent of the world’s Christmas decorations and more than 90 percent of China’s.

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