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Electronics Regulations & Standards: Ensuring Compliance in China

Electronics Regulations & Standards: Ensuring Compliance in China

Most countries and markets, including the United States, the European Union, Canada and Australia, sets strict requirements for the performance and safety of electronics products. This should not come as a surprise, but the complexities of ensuring compliance with overseas electronics regulations and standards, in China, is not as obvious. In this article, we explain how you can avoid compliance… Read more →

ODM smart band in Shenzhen

Importing ODM Products from China – A Complete Guide

Today, Chinese manufacturers in virtually all industries can offer a wide range of ‘catalog products’, or ODM (Original Design Manufacturing) products, serving as a ‘ready made template’. You can choose to buy the ODM product as a no name product, or have it branded with your company logo. You can even make small modifications, including the change of colors, materials… Read more →

Product Testing and Certification when Buying from China

Product Testing and Certification when Buying from China

Compliance is a big part of our business, and we often write about directives and standards in the United States, Europe, Australia and other countries. Using a third party testing and certification company is the only way to be sure that your items are compliant. In this article, we explain why testing is critical when importing from China, when the… Read more →

Buy Candles from Yiwu China

Buy Candles from Yiwu China

-variety, price level, quality and MOQ Read In Advance: The aim of this article is to provide solid information to buyers who plans to buy candles from Yiwu China, but are still lack of enough useful information, or those who want to buy candles from China, but don't know from where to start. Of course, as there are thousands of… Read more →

Importing Machinery from China: A Complete Guide

Importing Machinery from China: A Complete Guide

In this article we cover machinery imports from China. While “machinery” may refer to 3D printers, wheel loaders or tattoo removal lasers, there are certain risks that all of these have in common. In this article, we cover regulations, spare parts, warranties and maintenance issues, when importing machinery and spare parts from China. Machinery manufacturers in China Machinery encompasses power… Read more →

Clothing manufacturers in China: How to find the right factory

Clothing manufacturers in China: How to find the right factory

Looking to design your own T-shirt or launch your a knitwear collection? Outsourcing to China, or other low cost countries, may be your only option. In this article, I explain what you need to know when selecting a clothing manufacturer, substance regulations, material quality and managing the product development and production process. Regardless of whether you’re an apparel startup looking… Read more →

China Trade Fairs Autumn 2014: The Complete Guide

China Trade Fairs Autumn 2014: The Complete Guide

There are hundreds of trade fairs held annually in China – primarily during spring and autumn. However, in terms of scale and quality of the attending suppliers, there are basically three trade fairs that matter. These trade fairs are not permanent, but held on specific dates, and focus on one or a few industries – rather than covering everything at… Read more →

Chinese Manufacturers – 14 Signs of a Reliable Supplier

Chinese Manufacturers – 14 Signs of a Reliable Supplier

All too often, importers select their Chinese manufacturer based on feelings, rather than informed decisions. In many cases, small businesses make a factory selection based on completely irrelevant factors, such as how their website looks, or vague (and unverified) promises made by a sales agent. In this article, we explain what makes a qualified and reliable manufacturer in China. Hard… Read more →

Buying Product Packaging from China: A Complete Guide

Buying Product Packaging from China: A Complete Guide

Imagine Apple selling iPhones in ziploc bags instead of the glossy cartons we’re used to. It wouldn’t be the same thing. Well designed and high quality packaging adds plenty of value to your product. In this article we’ll explain what you need to think about when buying product packaging from a Chinese supplier – including design options, materials, warning labels and… Read more →

Import Duties & Taxes in China: The Wine Example

China is and will continue to be one of the most attractive markets for consumer goods.  With a population of more than one and a half billion people and a middle class of more than 300 million, that is projected to grow to at least 700 million in the next 20 years.  Based upon our experience in China and having… Read more →