Deep in Shanxi with Rees: Starting point


Updated: 2023-08-18

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Rees from the United Kingdom has recently been given unprecedented access to venture deep into North China's Shanxi province, seeing people, places and businesses that are usually off-limits.

In this series of videos, he will be embarking on a journey to explore the unique culture of Shanxi merchants and understand their fascinating business practices that have endured for hundreds of years across Asia and Europe. 

Join him on a journey to examine the past, present and future of Shanxi's business culture. 

The first episode of the video series focused on his tour, exploring the history of the global trade of tea in East China's Fujian province, the starting point of Shanxi merchants' prosperity.