- Duty-free shop in Wuhan becomes an instant hit
People picked goods at the Optics Valley bonded commodity display and trading center in Wuhan Eastlake Free Trade Zone on Jan. 2, 2015.
People queued at the cashier’s terminal at the Eastlake Free Trade Zone, in Wuhan, capital of Central China’s Hubei Province on Jan. 2, 2015.
The first duty-free shop in Wuhan, capital of Central China’s Hubei Province, has been packed with shoppers in recent days who wanted to grab imported products at cheaper rates during the New Year holiday.
Enthusiastic consumers snapped up products like cosmetics, fruits, milk powder and snacks, promoting a sudden spike in sales figures.
The Optics Valley bonded commodity display and trading center in Wuhan Eastlake Free Trade Zone opened to the public on Dec 25, 2014, offering over 6,000 types of imported products ranging from wine, maternal and infant supplies, fresh foodstuff to luxury items from 33 countries and regions.
Opening time: 9:30a.m.-16:30p.m.
Take free shuttles at the parking lot of Optics Valley Capital Tower at 9:00 a.m. (one hour a shift)
Optics Valley bonded commodity display and trading center to open
About 30 global large-scale suppliers gathered in Wuhan Eastlake Free Trade Zone on Dec. 1, discussing about settlement in Optics Valley bonded commodity display and trading center. By the end of this month, nearly 4,000 imported consumer goods from around the world will be available to Wuhan citizens in this “international supermarket”. >>more
(hubei.gov.cn by Mao Huifang)
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