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RFQ & Price Research in China – A Complete Guide

RFQ & Price Research in China – A Complete Guide

Before you can make a supplier selection you need data. Such data include pricing, tooling costs, MOQ requirements, supplier information, certificates and payment terms. In this article, we explain how you can develop a system for acquiring this information. The purpose, and preferred outcome, of this process is to gather enough data so that you can make profitability calculations, and… Read more →

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Importing Electronics from China – A Complete Guide

Importing Electronics from China is riddled with pitfalls, and puts high requirements on both the buyer, and the manufacturer. In this product guide, we explain what you must know to select a reliable electronics manufacturer, OEM production and private labels. We also guide you through complex product regulations, and explain why hoping for the best isn’t a wise decision. Electronics Product… Read more →

Phone Accessory & Part Manufacturers in China – A Complete Guide

Phone Accessory & Part Manufacturers in China – A Complete Guide

    In this product guide, we explain what you must know about importing mobile phone and tablet accessories and replacement parts. Keep reading, and learn more about China’s electronics and phone accessory manufacturing centers, product developing and branding. In addition, you can also learn more about European Union and US regulations, applicable to different types of phone accessories and… Read more →

7 Ways to Prevent Quality Issues & Scams When Buying from China

7 Ways to Prevent Quality Issues & Scams When Buying from China

When buying from China, adopt the mindset that everything will go wrong – until the opposite has been proven. Business owners making decisions based on assumptions of “how things should be handled”, or “how things are done back home”, are prone to find themselves with a lighter wallet. The key to success lies not in learning the customs of tea… Read more →

Shipping Costs When Importing from China – A Complete Guide

Shipping Costs When Importing from China – A Complete Guide

What makes the topic of shipping and logistics complicated is not really the process itself, which is the case with most other procedures importers need to deal with when importing from China. It’s the shipping costs. Moving cargo from Country A, to Country B, involves a myriad of companies and government authorities, on both sides. For small to medium sized… Read more →

Importing Agricultural & Food Products from China

Importing Agricultural & Food Products from China

Importing food is in many ways different compared to general consumer goods, mainly due to regulations in the destination markets. In this product guide, we explain what you must know about importing Agricultural & Food products from suppliers in Asia, including requirements on food production facilities, laboratory testing and food packaging. We also explain what American, European and Australian importers… Read more →

Payment Methods when Importing from China – Complete Guide

Payment Methods when Importing from China – Complete Guide

About to pay a manufacturer in China? The payment method, and the process, often has a major impact on the outcome. In fact, it can  spell the difference between success and failure, when buying from overseas suppliers. In this article, we introduce you to four common payment methods, used when transferring funds to Chinese suppliers. Telegraphic Transfer (T/T) The Telegraphic Transfer… Read more →

Watch Manufacturers in China: A Complete Guide

Watch Manufacturers in China: A Complete Guide

Millions of watches are assembled in China every year, primarily in Shenzhen, Guangdong province. With hundreds of watch manufacturers to choose from, it can be somewhat tricky to find one capable to manufacture your watch design. In this article, we share our experience on China’s wristwatch industry, and explain the factors that matters when selecting a manufacturer. We also explain what importers… Read more →

Furniture Manufacturers in China: A Complete Guide

Furniture Manufacturers in China: A Complete Guide

China offers the world’s largest furniture manufacturing base. While it may not be rocket science to cobble together into a sofa or armchair, things can still go horribly wrong. In this article, we explain what you must know before selecting a furniture manufacturer in China. But before we get started, I’ll explain why it’s rarely viable to purchase from furniture… Read more →

Product Sourcing – Why Suppliers Keep Ignoring your Inquiries

Product Sourcing – Why Suppliers Keep Ignoring your Inquiries

You’ve finally found the perfect product. All you need to do now is to go online, send out a few inquiries on Alibaba and wait for the bidding war to begin! Well, at least that’s the way plenty of importers wish things worked. But, as many of you are painfully aware of, the reality surrounding suppliers sourcing and price research… Read more →