'Asian markets' are markets or grocery stores which are found in non-Asian countries. Imported goods from Asia are found in these Asian markets. The Asian markets not only sell food products but also general products and services related to Asian countries. In Salem, these Asian markets are immensely popular with the Asian community. The Asian markets can be either culture-centric like Chinese markets, Japanese markets, etc, or can have a mixture of many cultures.
In Salem, the Asian markets have been started mainly by Asian immigrants or corporate people associated with markets in Asia. The Asian markets in Salem range from small stores to large malls selling a variety of products.