Deep in Shanxi with Rees: A world interconnected by bank draft


Updated: 2023-08-21

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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 second episode showcases his experience in Pingyao county which created a flourishing business world interconnected by bank drafts during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).