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An export model as export product

With a population of just 800,000, Danyang is considered a rather small city by Chinese standards. Located on the edge of the Yangtze Delta, it tends to stand in the shadow of booming cities like Shanghai, Suzhou, Nanjing and Hangzhou. And yet, Danyang is an economic heavyweight. Today, around half of all eyeglass lenses produced worldwide, including sunglasses, are being produced in Danyang. In China, Danyang is therefore also known as the “City of Glasses”.

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