Yiwu

  • China's tit-for-tat advisory against travelling in India June 4, 2012

    A day before Foreign Minister SM Krishna's trip, Beijing issued an advisory against travel to India citing protests over the fuel price hike, after New Delhi warned traders against business in Yiwu. ...
  • China warns citizens against travelling to India June 4, 2012

    Beijing: In what is being seen as a tit-for-tat move, China has cautioned its citizens against travelling to India following protests over the increase in petroleum prices, after New Delhi issued advisories warning its traders against doing business in the Chinese commodity hub of Yiwu. An advisory has been posted on...
  • Chinese woman detained for kidnapping Indian trader May 26, 2012

    Beijing: A Chinese woman has been detained at the commodity hub of Yiwu for kidnapping an Indian trader last week over a debt dispute, after the latter was rescued and sent back home. The woman surnamed Wang and her boyfriend had illegally detained Muhammad Danish Qureshi at Wang's home since...
  • 2 Indians to file case against Chinese traders February 9, 2012

    Beijing, Two Indian traders who were illegally detained by local merchants at the Chinese trade hub Yiwu have decided to file a criminal case against 15 local suppliers for illegally detaining them. "We have decided to file a criminal case against 15 local merchants for the illegal detention and torture inflicted...
  • Emulate China, don't envy it: Chidambaram January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said that India's trade with China was booming and there was no reason to envy the country, rather it should be emulated. He said China and India are two large countries and Beijing challenges New Delhi to compete with it on equal terms. "We...
  • Chinese daily criticises India for trader reports January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: A pro-government Chinese daily has come down heavily against India over the recent incidents involving traders. 'The Global Times' claims that Indian diplomat S Balachandran who fainted in a Shanghai court on Saturday tried to "secretly" take away two detained Indian nationals under the pretence of going to...
  • Indian traders safe in Shanghai: Government January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday said the two Indian traders, who were holed up in a China hotel and were facing threats following a business dispute, were safe in Shanghai. But their return to India will take time till the commercial litigation is resolved. "The traders are in Shanghai. At this...
  • Traders safe in Shanghai, will return soon: MEA January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs has said that the two Indian traders who were allegedly held hostage in Yiwu in China are now safe in Shanghai and will return only after the legal procedure is complete. The MEA said, "The traders are in Shanghai. We are in touch with...
  • Indian traders shifted to Shanghai from Yiwu January 5, 2012

    Beijing: Two Indian nationals, who were held hostage for about 20 days in the Chinese trade hub of Yiwu by local traders were on Wednesday released and shifted to a hotel in Shanghai by Indian officials. "We reached safely to Shanghai and were put up in a hotel by the...
  • Yiwu: Indian traders freed; China says be honest January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday managed to secure the release of two Indian traders trapped in China. But the trade turned diplomatic row rattled the foreign offices of both countries. External affairs minister SM Krishna said the incident shouldn't be blown out of proportion, even so the ministry told Indian traders...
  • Save me or I'll kill myself: Indian trader in China January 4, 2012

    New Delhi: An Indian man held hostage in the Chinese trading hub of Yiwu has sent out a call for help. The trader Deepak Raheja described the horrible conditions he has had to go through. Speaking to CNN-IBN in a telephonic interview from police custody, Raheja threatened to commit suicide if...
  • China: India asks traders to stay away from Yiwu January 3, 2012

    Beijing: The two Indians, who were virtually held captive by local traders in China's Yiwu trade hub, have now been shifted to a hotel for "safety" reasons by the police, even as India issued an advisory asking its traders to "stay away" from the busy commodity centre. Police in Yiwu, a...