Best of Fall at Global Sources [GS]

October saw lots of buyers at the Global Sources [GS] trade fair in Hong Kong and the rest of the season GS brought us up to date sourcing news and trends.  We’ve compiled the best of Fall from GS.

What China makes: 10 things the country is big on [Infographic]

GS provided us an interesting look at how China dominates sourcing with so many different products. They compared it on a global scale. It’s useful to see for yourself.

Shanghai free trade zone seen driving economic reform

GS explained to us how Shanghai’s ‘free trade zone,’ began in August and many people across China that other cities such as Shenzhen will follow suit. It’s just the beginning of a more free market in China and more FDI coming.

Insourcing: A twist in the China plus one strategy

Once again GS educates buyers on ‘in-sourcing’ and if it’s really making a come-back. GS says it’s really all up the buyer and his or her expectations for his or her products. Check out the article to understand in-sourcing more.

What’s next for tablets [Infographic]

GS gave us a table outlining where tablet production is going exactly. It’s worth a gander.

Apparel trends for spring/summer 2014 [Infographic]

GS is big on infographics and they are more than useful. Here buyers can see what trends in fashion are in for 2014 so they can begin sourcing now.

A huge thank you to Global Sources for always keeping us updated on what’s to come in the sourcing world.  Happy Holidays!

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