Chaozhou is a famous historical and cultural city in China. After reforms and opening up of the city, the economy developed fast. It formed what we call the four pillar economic pattern of “ceramics, food, clothing and electronics” industry. Chaozhou is one of the major ceramic production areas in China with a ceramic production history of more than 1, 300 years. It is a large ceramic industry cluster in China with four kinds of ceramic products namely: household ceramics, art ceramics, sanitary ceramics and special ceramics. There are about 4, 000 ceramic production enterprises here with over 250, 000 employees.
This is China’s largest production and export base of arts and crafts ceramics and daily-used ceramics. Most enterprises are located in Fengxi district, Chaoan district, Xiangqiao district and Raoping County. Guxiang town and Fengtang town in Chaoan district of Chaozhou city are also called “the first town of Chinese sanitary ceramics” and “the important town of Chinese ceramics” respectively. Ceramics from these areas are exported to more than 160 countries across the world. We also have more ceramics selling locally and to most of the provinces, cities and regions in China.
The annual output value is about 40 billion yuan, and the annual export value is about 1.5 billion US dollars. Chaozhou ceramics are mainly made of medium and high grade products. The quality, class and brand of the products are competitive and influential in domestic and foreign markets. In terms of product category, innovation ability, industrial development and scale, Chaozhou ceramics are in the leading position and level in China’s ceramics industry.
For you to have a better understanding of Chaozhou ceramics and have pleasant purchasing experience, Leelinesourcing want to share the purchasing guide of Chaozhou ceramics. It is our hope this will help you with your ceramics purchase in Chaozhou.
Chaozhou is located in the middle and lower reaches of the Han River. It borders Zhao’an county and Pinghe county of Fujian province on the east. We also have Jieyang city of Guangdong province on the west, Fengshun County and Tai Po county of Meizhou city on the north, and South China Sea and Shantou city on the south.
For those looking to visit Chaozhou, there are many ways to get there. These include using the high-speed train, bullet train, iron horse and so on. Our foreign friends might find it difficult getting to Chaozhou but we have prepared these routes for your reference.
There are many countries and cities that have non-stop flight to Jieyang Chaoshan Airport which is nearby Chaozhou. These cities include:
Europe: Netherlands Amsterdam, France Paris, Spain Madrid and Denmark Copenhagen.
Asia: Japan, Tokyo, Osaka, Okinawa, South Korea, Seoul, Jeju, Busan, Thailand, Chiang mai, Pattaya, Bangkok, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia, Bali etc.
Africa: Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban.
Many cities in the United States also fly directly to Chaozhou. These include New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
If there is no non-stop flight to Chaozhou in your country or city, you can also transfer from Guangzhou or Shanghai by air or high-speed rail.
1)Flight from Guangzhou to Chaozhou (the journey takes about 1 hour and the cost is about $186-$538)
High-speed railway from Guangzhou to Chaozhou (the journey takes about 1 hour, and the cost is about $26.88- $76.92)
Bullet train from Guangzhou to Chaozhou (the journey takes about 3 hours, and the cost is about $26.58- $36.94)
2)Flight from Shanghai to Chaozhou (the journey takes about 2 hours and the cost is about $94-$119)
Bullet train from Shanghai to Chaozhou (the journey takes about 9 hours and 30 minutes, and the cost is about $68.15- $109.09) (If you want to enjoy the scenery along the way and are not in a hurry to return, you can choose this mode of transportation.)
Food & Delights
Chaozhou cuisine, also known as Chaoshan cuisine is an important part of the traditional food culture in southern China. It is also the backbone of Cantonese cuisine in eight major Chinese cuisines. So when you come to Chaozhou, you should not miss the opportunity to taste Chaozhou food. To give you a taste of authentic Chaozhou food, Leelinesourcing recommends some classic Chaozhou food! Be sure to try it when you get a chance.
1.Codonopsis pilosula and Angelica sinensis pork loin soup
Radix codonopsis is tastes sweet and smooth. It benefits the spleen, lung and is good for overall health. Angelica sinensis is tastes a little bitter but is also good for blood circulation and menstrual extraction. It also moistens and soothes intestines. These two are potted with pork loin and are a very delicious and healthy diet.
Spring rolls are a traditional snack of the Han nationality in Chaozhou, Guangdong province. They are square, golden and crispy on the outside while the inside is soft. The rolls have pleasing smell and are popular with people.
3.Delicious sweet soup
This cuisine is some kind of sweet soup that people often eat in the hot summer of Chaozhou. It is made of a special plant called Jiangxi potato which has the function of relieving summer heat. Therefore, it is very suitable for eating in summer.
4.Steamed Sea fresh
This dish is made of the best grouper with ingredients like green onion, ginger, coriander and pepper which are steamed. The grouper is delicious, nutritious and tastes great.
In this purchasing trip, besides eating well, of course, you should also sleep well. So Leelinesourcing here also introduces some comfortable hotel accommodation for your reference.
The hotel has more than 100 guest rooms of various types. It is a famous Chinese restaurant providing Chaozhou famous snacks and local delicacies. The second floor has an air garden with a business area of over 600 square meters. There is a fully equipped meeting room on the 3rd and 4th floors that holds all kinds of business meetings with less than 40 people. The Hotel also provides booking airline tickets, train tickets, printing, fax, car rental and other services. It is a great hotel that employs a professional management team, adhering to the service tenet of “warm and meticulous”, to provide you with a comfortable home.
Room Type: Standard single room, Standard double room, Deluxe double room and Deluxe suite.
Room Facilities: WIFI, air conditioning, 24-hour hot water supply, hair dryer and hot water kettle
Hotel Service: Booking airline tickets, train tickets, printing, fax, car rental, full-time bellman, luggage storage, 24-hour reception and wake-up service.
Recreation and Entertainment: SPA, chess room and sauna
Transportation: free parking
Reference price: 346-638 yuan
Address: No. 1, east fengxin road, xiangqiao district, chaozhou city
Telephone: (0768) 2108888
2.Chaozhou Haiyi hotel
Chaozhou haiyi hotel is located in the downtown area of Chao’an County which is close to the Chao’an County government and the shopping center of bofeng lotus. It is only 10 kilometers away from Shantou, a coastal city. The geographical position is very superior for sea, land and air, transportation is convenience.
The hotel has various types of comfortable guest rooms and is equipped with an advanced conference center and a multi-function hall.
Room Type: Standard King, Standard twin, Business King Room, Business Twin Room, Business Suite and Executive Suite
Room Facilities: WIFI, air conditioning, 24-hour hot water supply, hair dryer, hot water kettle
Hotel Service: Luggage storage, 24-hour reception, wake-up service, full-time bellman and travel ticket service
Recreation and Entertainment: SPA, chess and card room, sauna, fitness room, hairdressing center and a night club
Transportation: free parking
Reference price: 188-1988 yuan
Address: No. 1, Chengfeiyun Street, Chao’an District
Telephone: (0768) 5812338
Hotel Joy is located in the downtown area of Chaozhou city. There are several large shopping malls around the hotel which include the RT-Mart and Lotus Market. Shopping and local specialty snacks are also available next to the hotel. It is a short drive from Chaozhou scenic spots and 3KM from Chaozhou Convention and Exhibition Center (gymnasium). This is a budget hotel that will not eat to your bank.
Room Type: Standard single room, Standard double room, Business King Room and a Business Twin Room
Room Facilities: WIFI, air conditioning, 24-hour hot water supply, hair dryer and hot water kettle
Hotel Service: Luggage storage, 24-hour reception and wake – up service
Catering Services: Chinese restaurant and Western Restaurant
Transportation service: Free parking, valet parking, car rental and taxi service
Reference price: 148-168 yuan
Address: No. 73, yongan road, xiangqiao district, Chaozhou City
Telephone: (0768) 2220008
The Chaozhou purchasing guide
Chaozhou has many enterprises and factories that produce ceramics. There are many wholesale markets for ceramics here. To enable you make your ceramic purchases to satisfaction, Leelinesourcing will introduce you to several ceramic procurement sites in Chaozhou that sell in large scale, in complete varieties and at reasonable price for your reference.(Related article:Choose Your China Supplier And Sourcing Agent.)
1.Fengxi ceramic center
Fengxi ceramic center is located in Anjie road, Chaozhou City. It covers an area of 30,000 square meters. There is a 6-storey Fengxi ceramic exhibition center with a floor area of 15,000 square meters. This is where you find the “ceramic world” with products like the tableware, tea ware, coffee set, antique porcelain, gift porcelain, display porcelain, Christmas porcelain, decorative porcelain, garden porcelain, architectural sanitary porcelain and more than ten other categories, dizzying. Fengxi’s art and craft porcelain is famous for its white porcelain, rich glaze color, exquisite shape and fresh style.
Main products: Tableware, tea set, coffee set, antique porcelain, gift porcelain, display porcelain, Christmas porcelain, decorative porcelain, garden porcelain, architectural sanitary porcelain and much more.
Address: No.102, chaoshan road, xiangqiao district, chaozhou city
2.Fengyi industrial zone
There are many factories the manufacture ceramic products here. The products range if broad and the prices are low. Many stores on the Taobao platform also come here to purchase ceramic appliances for sale. Some of the more famous ceramic manufacturers and enterprises here include the Guangdong Shangdao sanitary ware co., LTD., Chaozhou Fengxi Taiyu ceramics factory, and Chuanjiang sanitary ware ceramics factory.
Main products: Ceramic sanitary ware and other ceramic products that sale on wholesale and retail.
Address: Yinhuai road, Chao’an District, Chaozhou City, Guangdong province.
3.Chihu ceramic market
This is the largest ceramic market in Chaozhou. There are many merchants selling ceramics there here. Apart from finding all types of ceramics you need here, you can also compare prices from one merchant to the next and choose the most affordable prices. This way, you get to choose the best price and save.
Main products: Daily ceramics
Address: Shaba road, Chihu village, Fengxi District, Chaozhou City
Once all the purchases have been done, transportation is your next issue to handle. However, this is no big deal in Chaozhou as it is one of the largest ceramic export markets in China. The level of logistics is obviously high with many companies exporting. There are 50 logistics companies in Chaozhou City to help you transport goods. Examples of these companies include the Phoenix Ring Logistics, Youtong Logistics and much more.
You can also contact Leelinesourcing if you cannot communicate well in Chinese and need some help. We have a team of professional salesmen and buyers who can help you purchase everything you want in China. We try our best to source products with the best quality and lowest price for you. We also arrange the logistics to deliver the goods to you as soon as possible.
After a busy shopping trip, don’t forget to enjoy the beautiful Chaozhou sceneries. The natural scenery and cultural landscape here are quite impressive and a must-see.
1.Dansuao hot spring resort
Dansuao hot spring resort is the first national AAAA level tourist attraction in Chaozhou City. It is located in the Dongshan Lake Tourist scenic area of Shaxi Town at the junction of Chaozhou, shantou and jieyang. It has rare health – care mineral spring resources. The temperature of the spring mouth is up to 100 C. It is rich with minerals and beneficial ingredients. Many celebrities locally home internationally love this hot spring.
2.Shibi mountain scenic area
Shibishan scenic area is located in the north suburb of Huanggang town, Raoping County, Chaozhou City, Guangdong province. The scenic area covers 7.5 square kilometers. We also have Shibi Mountain which is 157meters above the sea level. It is a unique scenic area integrating cultural relics, culture, religion and garden. There are many scenic spots in this area with several great views. County key cultural relic protection unit Ming dynasty lei Yin temple, and Suyu spring are located in this scenic area.
3.Hongshan forest park
Hongshan Forest Park is located in the East of the ancient city of Chaozhou, Guangdong province. It is a high hill with an elevation peak of 497.2 m. The environment of this forest park is beautiful with the green mountains, towering trees, lush grass and clear spring. The dense forest, interwoven mountain and pond spring streams form a relatively quiet environment space to relax. It is a good site for a forest tour, Mountain viewing, sports, entertainment, healthy relaxing, holiday fitness, exploration and other tourism services.
This brings us to an end of the Chaozhou ceramic purchasing guide. We hope this guide provides all the information you need purchasing ceramics in Chaozhou. We wish you a pleasant purchasing trip. And if you have any other problems about purchasing or any other concerns, don’t hesitate to seek help from us. Give us a call and we will answer all your questions and provide you with reliable customer service. Leelinesourcing has a rich experience in sourcing in China and works with passion to help its clients get the best deals in China.
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