10 Years: 6 Best Blog Posts About Ethics & China Sourcing

Insider's look at how to find and manage suppliers in China

A comprehensive tutorial designed to help professional buyers improve their strategic sourcing and supply chain management

China Sourcing Academy (CSA) lecturer Mike Bellamy has been blogging for a decade. CSA selected the best 100+ posts (covering 18 different sub-topics) from his various blogs for their relevance to international buyers doing business with China. Each week we pick a topic and offer the best post about that topic pulled from Mike’s 100+ posts.

In other words, we hope to bring you the best of the best from the past decade of blogs!

So you think you really know your business partner in Asia...

So you think you really know your business partner in Asia…

Sub topics to be covered in the series: General Sourcing, Scams, Safe Payment Practices, VAT, Exclusivity & Distributor Agreements, Contracts & Legal Issues, Intellectual Property, Supplier Validation/ Due Diligence/ RFQ, Logistics, Quality Assurance, Project Management/ Vendor Coordination/ Communications, Ethics, Middlemen/Agents/ Consultants/Trading Companies/ Brokers, Business Formation, Small Order Issues, Labor Rates, Engineering, Compliance

This week’s topic/ selected blog posts:

Ethics in China

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

How to source when there is a lack of trust and ethics

Is China really a dangerous place to do business?

“ya can’t truss it” – status of China sourcing ethics

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

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


  1. Mike Bellamy on April 5, 2016 at 2:41 pm

    Glad you liked it.

  2. car testing bay in ghana on March 9, 2016 at 7:49 pm

    Great post……. the post is very vital and informative. I love it. Thanks

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