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Yiwu City is located in central Zhejiang Province, 130 km from Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province, and 300 km from Shanghai, with an administrative area of 1105 square kilometres, a built-up area of over 100 square kilometres and a resident population of about 1.86 million. Since the reform and opening up, Yiwu has adhered to and deepened the development strategy of "promoting the city through business". By focusing on cultivating, developing and upgrading the market and accelerating industrialisation, internationalisation and urban-rural integration, Yiwu has developed a unique development path and has been listed among the 18 typical reform and opening-up regions in China.