Category: Another China Blog

RMB Trading Hubs Can Save You Money

Learn how an elite group of RMB trading hubs can save you 8% on your China sourcing.

In our blog post “Pay suppliers in RMB and save big” we explained how Chinese suppliers commonly build a “buffer” into dollar-denominated contracts to guard...

Shipping Defective Products From China

Why suppliers intentionally ship defective products?

Excerpts from my interview with Thomson Reuters covering the impact of the economic slowdown, rising costs & payment issues when China sourcing. Why some suppliers...

Bribery In China

Poor Quality, Counterfeits, Bribery, Ethics…how bad is it really in China?

Sourcing in China? – How bad is it really in China? In the big picture, I think the situation is improving. Factories are getting better at communications and...

Faked In China

Less than 40% of goods sold online in China are authentic!

Alibaba is in the news again for the wrong reasons. According to this China Daily article, an inspection by the Chinese government carried out between August and October...

Chinese don’t trust Made-in-China, why would you?

Is China cleaning up the fake products? China Daily reports that 76% of China’s luxury consumption happens overseas. Even more telling is that while overall luxury...

China Sourcing Project Management - Video Tutorial

Exclusive Video Tutorial: China Sourcing – Project Management

How to manage China sourcing projects? Project Management Tips from the Expert "How to manage China sourcing projects": A project management tutorial...

Buy Factory Direct In China

How to budget for factory direct sourcing projects

Know your all in costs! Learn how to budget for factory direct sourcing. As presented at Global Sources’ China Sourcing Fairs in Hong Kong (Oct...

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