The title picture is from IC photo, and this article is from WeChat public account: Chinese economy Weekly (ID: ChinaEconomicWeekly) , reporter: Chen Yiliang

Affected by the new crown pneumonia epidemic, most countries in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the United States are actively adopting epidemic prevention and control measures. At least 20 countries including India, Poland, and Canada have announced the closure of their borders, and Serbia and other countries have even started implementing national curfews Policy, global commerce has therefore pressed the “pause button”.

Yiwu, Zhejiang, known as the “World Supermarket”, is the world’s largest small commodity distribution center. It has always been highly dependent on international trade. In the current global epidemic, what kind of impacts and challenges is Yiwu facing? On the morning of March 24, a reporter from China Economic Weekly went to Yiwu to find out.

The main entrance of Yiwu International Trade City District 1 Photograph: Chen Yiliang, reporter of China Economic Weekly

“Reduction in traffic by more than two-thirds”

In Yiwu International Production Means Market, Yiwu International Trade City District 1 and 2