Front top view of Guangzhou Tangqi Market
Every week, we’re presenting photoblog of business and social activities of Africans in Guangzhou city, China.Nigerians are greater population of African immigrants in China. Most Nigerians are Igbo origin(located in the south-east Nigeria), popularly known for Entrepreneurship, like the Fujians of China. They travel worldwide in search for greener pastures. Wherever they are,things prosper.
Guangzhou Tangqi market is located at No.130 Guangyuan xi road,in a commercial district also known as the ‘Chocolate city’.Fully air-conditioned and active security like most markets in China. Traders in the market are Nigerians and Chinese.It's a peaceful community of business friends.Though most cannot speak good English or Chinese, both parties understands themselves. Speaking through body language or using the calculator,transactions are done without hassles,no racial barriers.
Its lunch time,Nigerian and Chinese are selling take-away Nigerian cuisine inside the market.
Looking for good quality and affordable Men’s Suits,Ladies Suits, Children wears, Men’s wears,Ladies wears,Shoes,Jewellries,Fashion accessories etc,direct from factory,this is the place.
Nigerian businessman pose a picture in a busy Hallway.Most shops are owned by Nigerians.They're arranging goods for export.
There are cargo companies owned by Nigerians. Everyday thousands of tons of goods are exported via Air Cargo to Nigeria from ‘chocolate district’.The cargo companies also handle couriers services for sending and receiving sample goods for production both ways (Nigeria-China).
Essential Nigeria consumables like:Yam,Palm oil,snacks can be found in Tangqi Market.They're imported from Nigeria.
What else do you expect to see in Tangqi? Yam! direct from Nigeria.Each tuber sells for Y200RMB approx N4400.
Below are pictures of Inside Guangzhou Tangqi Market.
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