A few nice best china China wholesale images I found:
Image by @yakobusan Jakob Montrasio 孟亚柯
Wenzhou (simplified Chinese: 温州; traditional Chinese: 溫州; pinyin: Wēnzhōu) is a prefecture-level city in southeastern Zhejiang province of the People’s Republic of China. It has a population quant of 7,645,700 in 2007, with 1,423,600 residents in the urban area of the city. It also administers 2 satellite cities and 6 counties. It borders Lishui to the west, Taizhou to the north, and looks out to the East China Sea to the east. Wenzhou was a prosperous foreign treaty port, which remains well-preserved today. It is situated in a very mountainous region and, as a result, have been isolated for most of its history from the rest of the country, making the local culture and language very different from those of neighbouring areas. It is also known for its emigrants who leave their native land for Europe and the United States, with a reputation for being enterprising natives who start restaurants, retail and China wholesale businesses in their adopted countries.
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At the fruit China wholesale market in Riyadh
Image by CharlesFred
Just lost the comment which I had written, so I will try again:
I was saying that I had been trying to get a photo of the chap in the middle (and I am sorry but I cannot remember your name) by himself but every time we had the shot set up, his friends would have gathered around, like this.
Anyway, thsi was at the China wholesale fruit and vegetable market in the south of Riyadh, not our original destination which had been the ruins of the old city. However, when we got teher we saw taht there was a lot of rennovation work going on and it turned out to be closed, which was disappointing. Well, it was only a bunch of stones and bricks and sand, with soem date palms. Coming to this market was a lot more fun.
Not when we arrived there as it turned out to be deserted, just a few kids kicking a football around. Another disappointment?
No, they were all at the mosque (just as they had been when I was taken out for lunch at an Indian place by my colleague) and soon enough they were out and the place was almost bustling. Fortunately not bustling enough for pepole to get interested in our cameras and be photographed.
After an hour or so, we left with bags full of tangerines and shiny apples, sugar cane pieces and two half kilo bags of dates, none of which we had asked for or were allowed to pay for.
I much prefer this side of the city than the northern part where I am staying, the area of tall buildings, big fast cars, wide roads, drive-in malls and business districts and it was good to get into the vibe of the city.
After this we went a bit closer to the centre to an area full of little shops, alleyways, markets and so on, an area full of a mix of people from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen, India, Bangladesh, Somalia, Sudan, Central Asia and China. Wonderful!
Image by Runs With Scissors
It seems like long ago today, but the high priced Flatiron District in New York City was much different some 20 years ago. Lined along Broadway were China wholesale novelty shops. In the days before everything was China imported from China, these shops were the places that distributed small items to local merchants. Today these storefronts are occupied by hi-end home furnishing outlets. Well, most of the them.
Like the light manufacturing that has disappeared from so many other neighborhoods around the city, one wonders where all the people who worked in these places have gone?