YIWU, China, Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The 22nd China Yiwu International Commodities Fair was held in the Eastern China City of Yiwu on October 21-25, 2016. As a world capital of small commodities, Yiwu is also dubbed by netizens as a mysterious oriental power that can predict results of international events. Predictionsfor the U.S. presidential race started long before the election. Quite a number of leading institutions were analyzing big data to make accurate predictions, while some election enthusiasts turned to animals for inspiration. Nevertheless, the biggest winner swere the "Yiwu Prophets". When the election result was revealed, a flag factory owner in Yiwu became an instant Internet celebrity due to his accurate prediction. As discovered, the large quantity of peripheral products used during the presidential race, such as flags, caps, T-shirts and lapel pins , were all manufactured by Yiwu factories in China. In other words, the flag factory owner knew which candidate had more supporters based on the order size sfrom each side, and he said that based on the flag orders that he received ,Trump would prevail. Earlier this year, in May ,keywords search ranking s on Alibaba's AliExpress already showed American customers' preference. From February 1st, when the primary election started, to the date when Trump became the Republican nominee, search volume for both Trump -associated and peripheral products on AliExpress overran Hillary overwhelmingly. Meanwhile, Trump-related products on Alibaba International ran 11 pages while Hillary products only had 3 pages.