Commerce and trade distribution industry
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The consumer goods market in Nantong is quite active. It is the first north-central Jiangsu city whose retail sales of consumer goods broke through 200 billion yuan ($29.51 billion), forming strong domestic and overseas professional markets, particularly in home textiles and electric tools.
China DieShiQiao International Home Textile market, in Nantong’s Haimen, is the largest such market in China, with a turnover of 70.679 billion yuan in 2017.
ChuanGangZhiHao fabric market in Nantong’s Tongzhou district is the largest home textile fabric market in China, with a turnover of 56.886 billion yuan in 2017.