China is widely known for bringing more than 70% of the world’s toy production. However, around 70% of the Chinese toys come from the Shantou Toy Market. This is known for being the largest production base for plastic toys in the entire world. That’s why, if you want to buy any type of plastic toy, the Shantou Toy Market is by far the best option to focus on, and it has some incredible results.

Chenghai District in Shantou, and has millions of different toy factories. These range from large brands to smaller businesses. It can take a lot of time to visit every toy business individually. That’s why it makes a lot of sense to visit the toy showrooms, as that’s where you can spend the least amount of time sourcing different kinds of toys, such as baby toys, remote control cars, and so on.

Shantou Toy Showrooms

Here are more than 20 showrooms (big and small). There are multiple showrooms you can visit, with each one of them coming in with a variety of incredible benefits and tons of value. Mainly, I will introduce the TOP 4 toy showrooms you must be visited.

1. YS Win-Win Toy Showroom (耀昇玩具展厅)

This is one of the most popular showrooms that you can visit, and people flock to it because there are some incredible toys. You will notice that the showroom has different areas for display. Here you can find all kinds of toys and visitors also have café and lounge access. It’s a very comfortable, incredible, and unique showroom that has become a staple of the Shantou Toy Market in recent years. It registers amazing growth and tremendous value.

  • Working Hour: Monday-Sunday 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
  • Recommended Visit Time: 0.5 days
  • Address: Gangkou Industrial Zone, Fengxin Road, Chenghai District, Shantou City, Guangdong Province, China

2. CBH Toys Showroom (潮博汇玩具展厅)

What makes this showroom unique is that it shows amazing toys all of which have really good packaging. It’s a great pick for those that want to sell toys in Europe or if they want to create their own toy brand. Don’t be surprised if you see the same products here as in other toy showrooms. Products probably come from the same toy factory.

  • Working Hour: Monday-Sunday 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
  • Recommended Visit Time: 0.5 days
  • Address: Junction of Chengjiang Road and Yutan Road, Chenghai District, Shantou City, Guangdong Province, China

3. On Top Toys Showroom (新悦翔玩具展厅)

Here you can find more than 200000 toys on display within a 25k square meter area. With that in mind, the main advantage for this particular showroom is the fact that you have a product collection that can be very affordable, but also expensive. It all comes down to what you are looking for. One thing is certain, there’s no shortage of options, regardless of what you want to buy.

  • Working Hour: Monday-Sunday 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
  • Recommended Visit Time: 0.5 days
  • Address: On Top Toy Mall, Middle Section of Dengferg Road, Chenghai District, Shantou City, Guangdong Province, China

4. Hoton Toys Showroom (宏腾玩具展厅)

Hoton is one of the most popular Shantou Toy Market showrooms right now. Here you can find wooden toys, soft toys and plastic toys as well. It all comes down to you narrowing down what you need, and then choosing the products that you are interested in. The product information is updated very fast in the Hoton Toys Showroom, and many consider this to be a very good advantage. This is why it makes a lot of sense to go here since it’s easier to access and find the new designs and the latest toys. Many consider this to be the ideal toy showroom on the market, so it’s definitely worth checking out right now!

  • Working Hour: Monday-Sunday 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
  • Recommended Visit Time: 1 day
  • Address: Junction of Fengxin 1st Road and Xiushui Road, Chenghai District, Shantou City, Guangdong Province, China

How can you place an order?

It’s not that hard to order something from the Shantou Toy Market. The first thing you have to do is visit the showroom and pick the products you desire. The staff at the toy showroom will create a file based on the products you have already picked. The file contains detailed information about the product you have selected (product description,  packing, package size, carton size, GW/NW, etc.) and contact information for the factory representative. After getting the contact information, you can invite them to the toy showroom for a face-to-face talk about your order.

You want to have an interpreter with you, just to ensure that you can speak in English with the factory representative. Most of them don’t speak English, so having an interpreter can help you a lot. You can talk about customizing the product or packaging and a variety of other things. Making sure that you talk with the supplier is crucial before you initiate any order.

What types of toy suppliers are there on the Shantou Toy Market right now?

1. Factory

Normally, factories focus on the creation of toys within a certain category. Some factories are focused on creating may be an element of a certain toy and not the entire toy. Another thing to note is that many factories lack English skills, they don’t have their own sales department and they also don’t know how to trade internationally. That’s why they tend to work with trading companies so they can acquire orders.

2. Brand Manufacturers

Factories that have great developmental features and great capital have focused on creating their own toy brands. They are not focused on delivering custom orders anymore, which is something that you need to keep in mind. They also tend to have their own sales departments. As we mentioned above, they are not working with custom packaging, they stepped away from that. If you want branded packaging, that can be a problem.

3. Trading Companies

On the Shantou Toy Market you can find toy trading companies of various sizes. These complement the factories and they are talking in English, not to mention they are specialized in things like international trade. It’s also possible that sometimes they have lower prices when compared to the factories. They have great resources and tools designed to help you save money, so that can be one of the reasons why you want to work with them. They survive on the market because they can bring in amazing deals, so they can be a great pick.

About Hotel

There are many hotels in Shantou. Here mainly share four hotels. Because the time on the road from these four hotels to any of the toy showrooms is about 20 minutes or less.

Booking Website:

Menshine Gloria Plaza Hotel

Lavande Hotel

Houten Hotel

Howard Johnson Glory Plaza

About Transportation

The nearest airport: Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport

The nearest railway stations: Chaoshan Railway Station / Shantou Railway Station

You can take a taxi to the hotel from both the airport and the railway station.

Points worth noting: due to the language barrier, the driver may not be clear about your specific destination, so please prepare the hotel name in Chinese in advance.

We are pleased to help you if there is a need or difficulty.

Due to the Covid-19, business travel may be somewhat hindered. But it does not matter, contact us to get the latest product information!

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