Asia Quality Control Blog

December wrapped up another exciting year of blogging for the Asia Quality Focus Blog.  An apparent theme throughout December seemed to be, ‘people don’t do what you EXpect, they do what you INspect.’ AQF included a blog about a new anti-dumping policy aimed at Chinese ceramic imports and put into practice by the European Union.…

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Trade with a Middle Eastern country could be a very lucrative opportunity due to the rapid growth of their economy.  Naturally, the formula to finding the right suppliers and buyers will have to be executed in order to succeed. The United Arab Emirates has been in the spotlight for a while with regard to their…

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Are you located in a Middle Eastern country and want to source products from China?  Maybe you have connections in the Middle East and think there is a trading opportunity that you can benefit from.  If you have yet to start, then now is the time to do so. During the 3rd China-Arab States Economic…

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From left: Shaher Husein, Camilo Tafurth, Mike Bellamy, and Godefroy Delteil I attended my very first trade fair at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) this October.  Thankfully, I went with Mike Bellamy, Advisory Board Member & Featured Blogger at the not-for-profit China Sourcing Information Center, who’s been attending the fair regularly for many…

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Last month, The Financial Times came to Shenzhen to interview Passage Maker founder and board member of the CSIC Mike Bellamy for a spread.  In the article they discuss best practices in doing business in China while maintaining a high moral standard.  They also cover the cultural duality you will inevitability encounter while living in China, dealing…

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Our partner Asia Quality Focus (AQF)’s blog provides valuable information about quality control inspections, factory audits and other supply chain problems that could affect the potential buyer. Here are some of our favorite posts from June: We all know that communication is important in selecting a factory. However, AQF notes that process establishing that relationship…

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Shipping manifests from various government agencies reveal the China factories where famous brands source products, letting you go straight to the source. Famous brands spend a fortune researching Chinese suppliers to meet their exacting standards. Their sourcing managers need to be certain that production quality, intellectual property protection, labor conditions, and environmental impact meet their…

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