Over 2,000 years ago, Chinese porcelain was first exported.
Chinese porcelain was first exported during the Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD). Chinese porcelain was quickly introduced to Western countries as a result of the large-scale trade developed along the Silk Road routes. Because of the prosperous maritime trade, Chinese ceramics were exported in large quantities beginning with the Song Dynasty (960-1279).
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