There are a total of 120 million consumers in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Economic Rim, almost one-10th of the nation’s total.
Hebei is now an important market and commodity transportation hub linking northeast, northwest and north China. A total of 4,900 commodity markets have been founded in the province, ranking it at the top of the nation. The Xinhua and Nansantiao markets are listed among the top 100 markets in China.
Many famous supermarkets and department stores, including Beijing Wangfujing, Shanghua Hualian and Tianjin Family World, have established branches in Shijiazhuang.
The province’s noted companies Baigou Bag, Anguo Herbal Merdicine and Xinji Fur are recognized brands not only in China but internationally.