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新冠疫情对义乌外贸的影响

作者:熊书逸

“现在商贸城里几乎都没什么人了。你看这才十二月底,就有好多商户都关门回家过年去了。”做布料生意的王先生叹着气说道。“要是前几年,过年前的这几天是最忙的时候。”

王老板的现状,是义乌国际商贸城上万个商铺的典型代表。传说中的“义乌小商品批发市场”实际包括好几个实体市场,其中最大也是最著名的就是义乌国际商贸城。

被誉为“世界超市”的义乌,连接着200万家中小企业,经营着170万个单品,商品出口到全球200多个国家和地区。

然而,一场突如其来的新冠肺炎疫情迫使人们的生活按下了暂停键。这场疫情对国际贸易产生了巨大的影响,而义乌作为贸易链中的一环,似乎也遇到了危机。

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What Makes Yiwu a Desirable Place for Foreign Merchants to Settle in?–  A Study of the Muslim Community in Yiwu

Authors: Fengnian Cai, Jiamei Wang, Yue Wu  Giant Arabic letters in shopping malls, loud chatter in diverse languages, the sweet smell of shisha smoke in the evening air, and Muslim women wearing colorful Hijabs watching the news from Al Jazeera (a Middle-Eastern news channel) by the streets — a unique scene indeed. This is a city filled with all sorts of Halal food and Islamic … Continue reading What Makes Yiwu a Desirable Place for Foreign Merchants to Settle in?–  A Study of the Muslim Community in Yiwu

What difficulties have Yiwu foreign trade companies encountered during the pandemic?

By Liheng Xu, Wenchong Xu, Xinyu Xiao, Rui Ke, Hengen Qi (listed in no particular order) “One of my friends lost 600,000 RMB in an account due to black money handed to him by a customer, and he now has nothing,” said Muhammad, a 24-year-old native of Jordan. He moved to Yiwu six years ago to work as a middleman. Such stories are not unheard … Continue reading What difficulties have Yiwu foreign trade companies encountered during the pandemic?

How did Nanjing respond to river treatment issues in different policy periods? Taking the management of the Qinhuai River as an example.

By Ngai Yuxi, Dai Zhengtang, She Wanwan, Chen Qiaqia This is a “Doraemon” found by Qinhuai River in Nanjing rural area, not the omnipotent robotic cat, but an ordinary cat dyed blue by chemical wastes discharged by nearby dyeing factories. The little creature is a magnifying glass revealing a growing issue concerning the general natural environment, or specifically the water environment, in China. Many rivers … Continue reading How did Nanjing respond to river treatment issues in different policy periods? Taking the management of the Qinhuai River as an example.

Grameen China’s Opportunities: Comparing Grameen China with Grameen Bangladesh

Author: Chengmai Zhang
Around 1972,an economist called Muhammad Yunus was in the village of Chobra, Bangladesh. He spotted a woman who was making a bamboo stool near the school. He asked, “How much money can I make?” The woman replied, “The money is from the usurer. Only 0.5 takas can be earned by processing a bamboo stool. The income is extremely meager.” Continue reading Grameen China’s Opportunities: Comparing Grameen China with Grameen Bangladesh