China anti-prostitution raid: One more Indian held –

One more Indian trader was detained in China on charges of indulging in prostitution in addition to the four already held in Shanghai for the offence.

An Indian trader, based in Yiwu, which housed China’s biggest wholesale commodity market was arrested in an anti-prostitution raid by the local police during the last weekend, Indian officials said.

The Indian Consulate in Shanghai was informed about the detention of the trader today.

Already four Indian businessmen, part of a 100 member Indian delegation attending a commercial fair were arrested in Shanghai three days ago in a similar raid.

They are still in detention and the Indian officials were expected to meet them after May 3 as China is shut down for the May Day holidays.

All the five were expected to be deported at the end their detention in the coming days.

Indian officials say that such cases are becoming more regular as the trade picked up between the two countries. Over a hundred Indian traders stayed put in Yiwu sourcing large number of commodities for Indian markets.

Last year alone over USD two billion worth of goods were reported to have been sourced from there to India.

However Yiwu was also acquired the notoriety for ruthless trade practices as two Indians, Shyam Sunder Agrawal and Deepak Raheja, stated to be employees of a trading company were kidnapped and held in illegal custody for about fortnight after their company failed to make payments for the goods purchased.

They were released after the intervention of the Indian Consulate in Shanghai and are currently facing a court case.

Following the case the Indian Embassy here issued strong advisory highlighting problems in conducting business at Yiwu.

Earlier 13 Indian diamond merchants were released and 10 others were convicted for smuggling.

Export 16.83 billion yuan of GDP growth rate ranks first of the province’s economic County – Yiwu News

 Yesterday, one-quarter economic performance data revealed, the first quarter of the city achieved a GDP of 16.83 billion yuan, an increase of 8.6 percent growth rate 1.5 percentage points higher than the provincial average.

  Large environmental impact of international and domestic market demand is weak, the global economic slowdown, the city’s economy has seen a steady slowing down. From the lateral correlation, a number of important indicators of growth in the city in the province is relatively fast, the investment is higher than the provincial average of 10.8 percent export growth rate 16.9 percentage points higher than the provincial average loans grew faster than the provincial average of 9.2 percentage points. Among them, export, loan growth in the province’s 17 economic County topped the list.

  Industrial production is steady growth in business efficiency declined

  The first quarter of the city’s total industrial output value 26.68 billion yuan, an increase of 11.3%, one quarter of the city scale industrial enterprises output value of 12.16 billion yuan. Decline in business efficiency, the first quarter of above-scale industrial enterprises realized 2.54 billion yuan of industrial added value, an increase of 6.3%; which a profit of 610 million yuan, down 8.4 percent.

  From the production of various industries, the city’s above-scale industries involved in the 29 industry categories, 23 industry output growth, six industry output declined. The main industry, textiles, garment manufacturing, paper and paper products industry, printing industry, sports goods manufacturing, fabricated metal products such as steady growth; crafts and other manufacturing and chemical fiber manufacturing growth slower, respectively, an increase of 4.5 % and 2.8%; chemical products and pharmaceutical manufacturing decreased by 0.9% and 5.3% respectively.

  Investment start to faster growth in real estate sales have fallen sharply

  The first quarter of the city’s fixed asset investment of 4.68 billion yuan, an increase of 27.8 percent growth rate higher than the same period last year more than doubled. Real estate investment has grown rapidly in the first quarter real estate development and investment of 2.13 billion yuan, an increase of 48.4%, and steady growth of industrial investment.

  Real estate sales have fallen sharply, a quarter of the city’s real estate sales area of ​​66,000 square meters, down 46.9 percent. A quarter of second-hand housing transaction is relatively light, the second-hand housing transactions in January-March, according to housing management information system data 360, down 52.5 percent.

  Export growth was exports to emerging markets force

  A quarter of the city’s total import and export of $ 840,000,000, an increase of 21.8%, in which self-exports $ 760 million, an increase of 23 percent, rebounded significantly higher than the first two months, 3.3 percentage points higher than the same period last year; self-import the amount of $ 77,270,000, an increase of 11.1%.

  Affected by the debt crisis in Europe, the city’s largest export market for the EU’s export growth increased by only 2.5%, but exports to the U.S. grew 29.9%; exports to the UAE increased by 43.31%; Russia and other emerging market countries, export growth obviously, an increase of 14.71%; by the Iranian nuclear crisis, exports to Iran fell by 22.1%.

  In addition, in March, rising prices are still relatively obvious, but the momentum of growth down.The city’s consumer price index (CPI) rose 5.6 percent. The first quarter of urban residents per capita disposable income of 15,453 yuan, an increase of 13.5%. A quarter of the per capita cash income of rural residents 7085 yuan, an increase of 13.8%.

2012 thermal underwear brand development strategy seminar will be held in the city – Yiwu News

first focus on industrial upgrading and transformation of China’s thermal underwear industry forum – the “2012 China’s thermal underwear brand development strategy seminar” (hereinafter referred to as the “seminar”) will be held on the afternoon of April 28 Kam are The hotel opened. The seminar was jointly organized by the underwear Committee of China Textile Commerce Association, AC Brand Innovation Development Center.

  Seminar focused on thermal underwear industry in the deteriorating market situation, how to enhance the core competitiveness of the industry as a whole, and how to break the cherished life dependent on the weather, how the integration of industrial chain and industrial upgrading, and other industries unavoidable to be solved issues a pragmatic discussion of the development of a way out of the conspiracy industry. The activities promote Moscow Yiwu International Trade Center project.

  By then, nearly 100 industry executives from the China Textile Commerce Association executives and across the country, government officials, academic experts, media reporters and thermal underwear industry chain upstream and downstream aspects of the elite will gather in Yiwu, jointly build China’s protection warm underwear industry, industrial upgrading and transformation of their suggestions.

50 Yiwu debut International Gift & Premium Fair in Hong Kong – Yiwu News

2012 Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair held in Wan Chai, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from today to the 30th. Municipal Bureau of Commerce, Yiwu international trade associations and the city’s Han Hee handbags, color printing, dual benefit trademarks clever shell crafts, stationery Qiaoyi Pettitte leather goods such as 50 exhibitors, 55 standard booths.

  Hong Kong International Gifts & Premium Fair, organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council 27th anniversary this year will enter the largest show of its kind in Asia, ranked second in the world. Exhibits include promotional gifts, corporate gifts, small furnishings and accessories, packaging, stationery and paper products, wedding gifts and supplies. It is reported that the 2011 Hong Kong International Gifts & Premium Fair 4200 booths, a total of exhibiting companies from 36 countries and regions, including the mainland of China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore Spain, 15 pavilions set up an independent exhibition at the show. The four-day show attracted over 46,000 quality buyers from 134 countries and regions such as the United States, Japan, Germany, South Korea, the United Kingdom will purchase.

  It is reported that Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair distinctive themed areas into green gifts, personal and health gifts, technology gifts, excellent gallery, fine blend and other area. Among them, the display area of ​​the excellent Gallery brand products are from the excellent hands of the designer; fine blend zone, brings together a wide range of innovative, top gift, into business gift meta-meta-fashion gifts, festival decoration gift meta International Gift blend of four parts. The show, exhibitors can not only come into contact with buyers around the world, you can also smell the latest trends.

  The person in charge of Yiwu International Chamber of Commerce, International Gift & Premium Fair booth has been relatively tight, apply through our efforts this year to 55 booths, so that 50 enterprises in the city have the opportunity to debut in Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, a record over the years, I City enterprises to participate in a new high for the number of the show. With the changing of the international political and economic situation, Yiwu enterprises “going out” increasingly strong desire to seek business opportunities, while the Hong Kong International Gifts & Premium Fair visibility in the industry and its extensive in Europe, Asia businessmen resources, attract less Yiwu enterprises to actively participate.

Yiwu cross stitch industry standard is forthcoming – Yiwu News

 Have “female red” cross stitch said. 10 years ago, cross stitch from Europe through Japan and South Korea into China. Today, after 10 years, Yiwu has developed into the country and the world’s largest cross-stitch industrial base. However, cross-stitching industry in the peak period of 2010, the domestic market began to shrink, the expansion of export markets because of industry-standard missing stalled. In order to break through the bottleneck, Yiwu City, cross stitch Industry Association Yiwu Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision in hand, commissioned by the Standardization Institute of Zhejiang Province to the drafting of a corporate alliance standards. Yesterday afternoon, the draft standard through expert validation and will be held during the Fair will be publicly released, which will become the country’s first cross-stitch industry standard.

  10 Cross Stitch Kit 7 from Yiwu

  Product quality varies greatly

  Cross stitch is an emerging industry, the late start, but growing rapidly. At present, Yiwu has more than 130 cross stitch professional production enterprises with certain scale, small family workshops with hundreds of as much. Yiwu and the surrounding area, has formed a complete stitch industrial chain in the production of embroidery, embroidered fabric, drawings, accessories, cross stitch products each year through the Yiwu market sales accounted for about 70% of market share, that is, 10 cross stitch kits, there are seven from Yiwu, Yiwu has become the country and the world’s largest cross-stitch industrial base.

  Cross stitch production does not require high technical content, the majority of enterprises do is based on the pattern, embroidered cloth, embroider assemble complete sets of packets due to low barriers to entry, lack of appropriate industry do the standard constraints, cross stitch quality of the product is natural is good and bad. “Yiwu cross stitch Industry Association Secretary-General Hu Yanzhao super, cross stitch of DIY products, consumers need to invest a lot of energy into a finished product, a more complex color cross stitch length of about 2 m, if every day embroidered 8 hours continuous embroidery eight months to be completed, if the fade cross stitch embroidery thread is easily broken, and embroidered cloth said something to fall apart, it is easy to damage consumer DIY enthusiasm, poor user experience, a direct consequence of the shrinking market demand. This is an emerging industry, is a fatal blow.

  A month to sell 7 million package

  The export volume was less than 5%

  ”In fact, the urban market as early as 2009 began to saturation, through technological innovation, the cost of the embroidery threads from the original 140 yuan / kg to 40 yuan / kg, so that the cross-stitch to make significant inroads into the rural market, 2010 years, through innovation, introduction of printing cross-stitch, open markets of the North. “Hu Yanzhao Chao, 2010, cross-stitch industry has entered a peak, thereafter into the industrial period of adjustment, a significant decline in market demand.

  Even so, the national average per month can still be sold 7 million cross-stitch kits. Hu Yanzhao super view, optimize product quality, cross stitch field of application extends from traditional murals to the iphone mobile shell, paper bags, tissue boxes and other household areas of life, domestic cross stitch market potential can still be re-excavated the most headache is the expansion of foreign markets. It is understood that the outer dimensions of up to 60% of Yiwu, cross stitch exports is minimal, less than the total amount of 5%. Restrict cross-stitch is an important reason to go overseas, is the lack of industry standards.

  The industry standard is subdivided into four parts

  Will be promulgated at the end of this month

  To crack hard issues and the Yiwu cross stitch Industry Association since its was established in June last year, started the formulation of standards of business alliances. Yesterday afternoon, seven experts from Shanghai Donghua University, Shanghai Cotton Textile Printing and Dyeing Association, Zhejiang Institute of Standardization units gathered in Yiwu, validation Union standards.

  The standards are subdivided into four parts, respectively, cross stitch embroidery, embroidered fabric, drawings and Kit, and the quality of the appearance of this four-part routine quality specifications, safety and health requirements, test methods, inspection rules, The logo, packaging, transport and storage of the corresponding technical requirements. It is understood that the standard published April 30. The second half of this year, the standard will be declared the national standard, is expected to become the industry standard nationwide cross stitch companies.