An Extensive Sourcing Guide of Nantong City, Jiangsu Province

Sharline Shaw

As a traditional light industry, textile industry has had a long history in Nantong City, Jiangsu Province. With economy growth and technological development, the production and sale scale of textile industry in Nantong City is steadily expanding. At present, Nantong City has many big scale textile wholesale markets operating a variety of slap-up, middle-grade and low-grade textile products and raw materials. The market meets most of the wholesale demand of all levels from dealers across the world. It also attracts many Chinese and foreign merchants who purchase goods here. However, there are hundreds of wholesale markets in Nantong City and it is not easy for newbies to find their ideal wholesale market. That is why we at leelinesourcing have written this extensive purchase guide to help you shop around with ease.

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The first problem for most foreigners is traveling to Nantong. If this is your first time coming to China, you might feel a little lost. However, this should not worry you much. We have made some trip plans for you to follow:

1. Non-stop flight

There is a Lukou International Airport in Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province. The following cities have non-stop flights get to Nanjing: Tokyo, Osaka, Sapporo, Seoul, Bangkok, Phuket, Los Angeles, Vancouver and Sydney.

2. Transfer

If there are no non-stop flights in your city, you can transfer your flight in Hangzhou, Shanghai or any of the cities with a direct flight. Transfer flights are also convenient and help get to Nanjing safely.

1) Hangzhou – Nanjing: This is not a non-stop flight, so you’d better take a high speed rail. The whole journey is about 1hour and 30minutes. Ticket rates are $17-$55.

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2) Shanghai – Nanjing

Take a flight: The whole journey is about 1hour and ticket rates are $41-$158.

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Take a high speed rail: The whole journey is about 1hour and 30minutes and ticket rates are $20-$67

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3. Nanjing City – Nantong City

Take a bullet train: The whole journey is about 2hours and 30minutes and ticket rates are $15-$25.

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Now that you have come to Jiangsu province, it is time to taste the delicious foods in Jiangsu. Jiangsu cuisine is one of the eight traditional cuisines in China. Let’s have a look at some typical Jiangsu cuisine to you:

1. Sweet and Sour Mandarin Fish

This is a famous and traditional cuisine in Jiangsu. When the fried mandarin fish is served on the table, it was poured with steaming marinade screaming just like a squirrel. This dish is crispy tender, sour and sweet.

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2. Nanjing Duck Blood Soup with Vermicelli

Duck blood soup with vermicelli is a famous and traditional local food in Nanjing. It is also one of the most famous dishes comprising of ducks. Duck blood soup with vermicelli is made from duck blood, duck intestines, duck liver, duck soup and vermicelli. It is popular in all parts of the country because of its fresh and smooth taste. The taste of the food is suitable for people from North and South.

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3. Braised Pork Ball in Brown Sauce

This is a famous cuisine in Huiyang area. It is made by mixing fat and lean meat with water chestnut, mushrooms and other materials to make meatballs. This mixture of meat and juice usually has a strong aroma and is super delicious.

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After sampling the many foods in the city, it is now time to get a quiet hotel for a peaceful night rest. Of course there are many comfortable hotels in Nantong City, Jiangsu Province. The following are some suggestions for your reference:

1. Nantong Wenfeng Restaurant: Nantong Wenfeng Restaurant is located on Qingnian Zhong Road near Chengshan Road. It is located on the bank of the beautiful Hao River, close to Wenfeng Park, with fresh air and pleasant scenery.

House type: Single room, standard room and family suite.

Room facilities: Wi-Fi, 24hours hot water, telephone and TV.

Hotel service: Car hailing, baggage deposit and concierge service.

Hotel facilities: Parking lot, outdoor swimming poor, fitness room, tennis court, chess and card room and a hairdressing center.

Reference price: ¥308

Address: No.59, Qingnian Zhong Road, Chongchuan District, Nantong City, Jiangsu Province.

Tel: 0513-85011888

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2. Nantong Jiafangcheng Grand Hotel: Nantong Jiafangcheng grand hotel is located in the center of China Dieshiqiao International Home Textile City Business Circle. The hotel is 22 stories high and is the highest landmark in Dieshiqiao Home Textile City. The hotel has an excellent location and convenient transportation.

House type: Queen-size bed room, double bed room, executive suite and a Standard Double Twin.

Room facilities: Wi-Fi, 24hours hot water, hairdryer, LCD TV and telephone.

Hotel service: Car rental, car hailing, baggage deposit, morning call and postal service.

Hotel facilities: Chess and card room and tearoom.

Reference price: ¥350

Address: No.158, Jinchuan Avenue, Chuanjiang Town, Tongzhou District, Nantong City, Jiangsu Province.

Tel: 0513-86318888

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3. Nantong Huatong Grand Hotel: Nantong Huatong Grand Hotel is a star-rated tourist hotel with novel design and an elegant decoration. The hotel rooms are quiet and comfortable. It has more than ten Chinese and Western restaurants and several private rooms.

House type: Single room, standard room, queen-size bed room, business suite and a deluxe suite.

Room facilities: Wi-Fi, 24hours hot water, hairdryer, telephone and TV.

Hotel service: Car hailing, baggage deposit, group tour, postal service and a reception safe box.

Hotel facilities: Parking lot, chess and card room, snooker room and ballroom.

Reference price: ¥200

Address: No.33, Qingnian Zhong Road, Chongchuan District, Nantong City, Jiangsu Province.

Tel: 0513-85107979

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Purchasing Guide in Nantong

After making accommodation arrangements, you can start your purchase tour in Nantong. The city has several big and small textile wholesale markets in a large area with a complete range of products. Here you can buy all the textile goods you want. However, it can be challenging choosing from the many wholesale markets. To help you buy with easy, we recommend the following markets:

1. China Dieshiqiao International Home Textiles City

China Dieshiqiao International Home Textiles City includes the Dieshiqiao Home Textile City, Embroidery City, Three Stars Industry and Trade Zone and a Logistics Center. These are five trade parts covering a total area of 350,000 square meters. The markets have an average daily flow of over 30,000 people a day. Products here range from bed covers, pillowcases, quilt covers, quilts to other bedding products. It is also home to various household appliances, curtains, cushions, toys, etc. There are more than 300 varieties of embroidery series. The products sell well in more than 200 cities and regions across the country, with exports to more than 20 countries and regions such as Romania, Russia, Australia and South Africa. The various supporting facilities in Dieshiqiao Embroidery City are excellent. These facilities include the industry and commerce, taxation, finance, medical care, school, entertainment, urban management, joint defense, catering, hostel, postal service, telecommunications and other institutions. There are 50 shipping departments and 60 dedicated lines of Dieshiqiao Logistics Park. These parks can quickly transport products to all parts of the country.

Address: Dieshiqiao International Home Textile City, Sanxing Town, Haimen Country-level City, Nantong City, Jiangsu Province.

Traffic route:  Nantong City – Dieshiqiao

A. Bus coach: buy tickets in coach station. About 40 minutes a shuttle bus terminal at Dieshiqiao Home Textile City.

B. Public bus:

No.615, first bus: 6:00am; last bus : 18:30pm; ticket rates: ¥2.

No.613, first bus: 6:00am; last bus : 19:00pm; ticket rates: ¥2.

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2. China Nantong Home Textile City

China Nantong Home Textile City is a super-large and comprehensive home textile base with a unique style of era and openness. China Nantong Home Textile City is designed by masters from Berlin University and Shanghai Tongji University. It is a large market with a wide range of functions. The market features distinct characteristics and a beautiful environment. It is one of the best textile cities in China and the leading textile city in the world. Home Textile City covers an area of 1.5 square kilometers and is the third largest international home textile center in the world after New York’s Fifth Avenue and Germany’s Franck. Home Textile City closely relies on the two textile market areas, bringing together the home textiles. It is a great market committed to the development of home textiles research, development, production, display, information, procurement, sales, logistics and other functions.

Traffic route: Nantong railway station – Nantong Home Textile City

Public bus: No.55, get on bus in railway station, passing 18 stations, get off the bus in Wuyi Road station, and transfer No.615, passing 39 stations, get off in Nantong Home Textile City station. Ticket rates: ¥4.

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3. Jiangsu Guanda Textile Mall

Jiangsu Guanda Textile Mall is a key project supported by the Nantong Municipal Government and the Development Zone. It has four functional areas that include the comprehensive services, market transactions, warehouses and parking. There are 566 modern shops, two comprehensive service buildings and warehouses. Guanda Textile Mall is located in Nantong Economic and Technological Development Zone of Jiangsu Province. It enjoys an advantageous geographical location and convenient transportation. It is adjacent to Shanghai, Suzhou, Yangzhou, Taizhou, Yancheng and other places. This mall is the gold intersection in the above areas. Guanda Textile Mall is a professional market for textile production materials. The first phase of the mall mainly deals with the production of raw materials, auxiliary materials, garment accessories, textile machinery and accessories for cotton yarn. Other services here include cotton cloth and cap production. Guanda Textile Mall gathers many domestic textile manufacturers, integrates trading technology, talent, information, logistics and financial services.

Address: No.86, Fubei Road, Nantong City, Jiangsu Province.

Traffic route:

Public bus: take No.25 bus in railway station, passing 8 stations, get off in Wenfeng City Park station, and transfer No.619, passing 4stations, get off in Shiji Avenue station. Ticket rates: ¥4.

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In addition to the above textile wholesale market, the market has other large textile malls such as China Sutong Textile City and Nantong Huadong Textile Market. These are other excellent markets to where you can buy everything you want.

About logistics

There are several logistics centers near the textile wholesale markets. The delivery is very convenient, and the merchants will also be responsible delivery services.  You can also contact leelinesourcing. We have professional staff who can also arrange the delivery for you.

About language

At the time of purchase, as a foreigner, one of the problems you may encounter is language barrier. But don’t worry; Leelinesourcing also comes handy with professional buyers. The help of these buyers makes communication a lot easier. Our buyers will help you choose high quality goods at affordable prices. At the same time, they will ensure you get genuine products and avoid any scams. This way, you get to save time and money.

Visiting Jiangsu Province

Jiangsu is one of the birthplaces of ancient Chinese civilization, ancient humans, Wuyue culture and Yangtze River culture. Since ancient times, it has been one of the most developed provinces in China with great political, economic and cultural development. Jiangsu has four major cultures of Jianghuai, Jinling, Wu and Central Plains It also has 13 national historical and cultural cities. When you come to Jiangsu, make sure you spare some time to visit the famous attractions here:

1. Suzhou Traditional Garden.

Suzhou traditional Garden is a typical representation of the classical gardens in southern China. The garden is famous is known for its Zhuozheng Garden, Canglang Pavilion, Lion Forest and the Lingering Garden. It is known as the four ancient famous gardens in Suzhou.

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2. Zhouzhuang Ancient Town

Zhouzhuang Ancient Town has a rich history of nearly 900 years and rich cultural implications. Zhouzhuang collects the beauty of China’s water towns. If you were to choose one of the most representative water towns in China, there is no doubt that Zhouzhuang is the “China’s first water town”.

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3. Nanjing Confucius Temple

Nanjing Confucius Temple is located in Gongyuan Street on the north bank of Qinhuai River in Qinhuai District, Nanjing. It is the first high learning education institution in China. It is not only the cultural and educational center of Nanjing in the Ming and Qing Dynasties, but also the cultural and educational complex of the southeastern provinces. It is now an important part of the Confucius Temple Qinhuai scenery belt.

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Ending the Purchasing Trip

As we come to the end of the purchase trip, it is our hope that you had a wonderful time. Remember to take care of your passport, credit card and luggage. Contact your hotel in advance and book a pickup service. Return the same way you came and have a nice trip back home!

This is the Leelinesourcing purchase guide to help you have an easy time in China. It is our hope it helped you. If you have any other problems, you can consult us.

Leelinesourcing has 10 years of procurement experience in China. We are based in Guangdong, Shenzhen, Yiwu and other places to help the Chinese locals and foreign customers purchase all kinds of quality products while saving on time and purchase costs.

Lastly, we welcome you to beautiful Jiangsu again and hope your business is booming.

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Sharline Shaw

Hey I'm Sharline, the founder of Leeline Sourcing. With 10 years of experience in the field of sourcing in China, we help 2000+ clients import from China,Alibaba,1688 to Amazon FBA or shopify. If you have any questions about sourcing , pls feel free to contact us.

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