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Date 10-12 May 2023

Yiwu International Expo Centre, Zhejiang Province, PR China

Opening Hours

10-11 May 2023 09:00 - 17:00

12 May 2023 09:00 - 15:00

Visitor registration will be closed 30 minutes before the exhibition ends


Up to the end of 2020, there are 1225 knitting manufacturing enterprises in Yiwu that focused on the sock industry and seamless clothing, in which 140 enterprises are above designated scale. The operating revenue of the industrial cluster reached RMB 33.6 billion. Major products occupied 80% of the domestic market share and 25% of the world. It has become a national new-type industrialization demonstration base of textiles (knitwear) and a provincial pilot of transformation and improvement of the clothing manufacturing industry in Zhejiang Province.

In order to better implement the pilot program of new intelligent manufacturing, [ZJTEX] will be formally renamed as 「THE 22ND CHINA YIWU INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR FOR FUNCTIONAL YARN & KNITTING & HOSIERY MACHINERY」 and 「THE 11TH CHINA YIWU INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR FOR SEWING & DIGITAL PRINTING MACHINERY」. Through more segmented industries, it will gather digital high-tech knitting and clothing equipment, exerting advantages for the knitting industrial cluster in Yiwu, and empowering the industry with innovative technologies.

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Our Strengths
Geographical Advantages
  • Starting point of China's "New Silk Road"
  • With the highest number of freight railway routes connecting European countries, including Madrid (Spain), Tehran (Iran), Chelyabinsk (Russia), Mazari Sharif (Afghanistan), Riga (Latvia), Minsk (Belarus) and London (United Kingdom).
  • Yiwu has set up official communications with 86 cities and trade partnerships with 64 cities in the "Belt and Road Initiative" territories.
  • Yiwu has partnered with 24 cities from 18 countries as sister cities including Barcelona in Spain
Industrial Strengths
  • Yiwu is the world capital of small commodities
  • Home of more than 2,500 textile companies, of which 53 have exceeded RMB 100 million of output value
  • Many textile manufacturer clusters gather at Yiwu and adjoining area. There are over 1,400 hosiery enterprises with100,000 employers in Yiwu. Also, Yiwu is a major city for seamless apparel production in China, including approximately 300 enterprises and over 40,000 employers
  • The textile industry is a tradition and main industry in Yiwu. By the end of 2015, Yiwu's largest industry, the garment and apparel industry, accounted for 19.72% of the total gross output value, while its second largest industry, the textile industry, accounted for 17.31% total gross output value.
Strong Branding
YiwuTex is jointly hosted by the Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd. (organiser of ShanghaiTex), Yiwu China Commodities City Exhibition Co., Ltd. (organiser of China Yiwu International Commodities Fair) and the Jinhua Printing Industry Association. By teaming up, they have created a bonanza for the entire supply chain in the textile and garment industry, supporting the textile enterprises in Zhejiang to reform and upgrade.
Policy Support
Since 2017, the Zhejiang Government has initiated reform and upgrade in 10 traditional manufacturing sectors, including textiles, garments, leather products and chemical engineering. Yiwu was chosen as a pilot city for its garment manufacturing industry, receiving a funding of over RMB 30 million from the government.
Commercial Strengths
  • Around 15,000 foreign merchants reside in Yiwu, making it the city with the largest population of foreign merchant residents in China.
  • More than 1.8 million types of Yiwu's merchandises are being exported to 219 countries and regions around the world
  • Over 5,300 foreign institutions in Yiwu, of which more than 2,200 are foreign-funded partnership enterprises, accounting for around 75% of the total amount in China.
  • Merchants from countries along the "Belt and Road Initiative" gather in Yiwu. Every year, around 500,000 foreign merchants source in Yiwu.
  • Every year, around 100,000 overseas Chinese merchants engage in trade with enterprises of Yiwu.
Yiwu and Its Surrounding Production Clusters
Zhejiang's Hosiery Brand Base Yiwu City
China's Seamless Knitwear Production Base Yiwu City
China's Tape Production Base Yiwu City
China's Zipper Production Base Yiwu City
China's Hosiery Production Base Zhuji City
China's Wrap Knitting Production Base Haining City
China's Casual Clothing Production Base Yueqing City
China's Export Garment Manufacturing Production Base Pinghu City
China's Home Textile Production Base Jiande City
China's Men's Clothing Production Base Ruian City
China's Children's Clothing Production Base Huzhou City
China's Shirt Production Base Dachen Town, Yiwu City
China's Knitwear Production Base Suxi Town, Yiwu City
China's Necktie Production Base Shengzhou City
China's Fabric Production Base Hangzhou City
China's Plush Production Base Cixi City
China's Quilted Textile Production Base Pujiang County
China's Woolen Sweater Production Base Tongxiang City
Zhejiang Province Economic and Information Committee
Yiwu Municipal Government
Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd.
Adsale Exhibition Services (Shanghai) Ltd.
Yiwu China Commodity City Exhibition Co., Ltd
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