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Click the cover to start reading. Highlights: Quality Inspection Tips: The 3 types of sourcing companies in China Finance and Law: Protecting IP First Steps in Sourcing: Are you being seen in China? Best Q&A: Asking about shipping costs first Red Flags: is your supplier legit?  Business Secrets: Avoiding Middlemen español: Haciendo la “Debida Diligencia”…

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Click the cover to start reading. Highlights: Quality Inspection Tips: Troubleshooting process in a Chinese factory Finance and Law: Tips from a Chinese lawyer about incoterms First Steps in Sourcing: Achieving focus while sourcing in China Best Q&A: Finding a manufacturer to produce and distribute worldwide? Where to find a partner to help distribute under…

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Click the cover to start reading. Highlights: Quality Inspection Tips: QA vs. QC – what importers need to know Intellectual Property: Patents Finance and Engineering: Supply Chain Finance Options leading into the New YearRMB: The Best Currency for China TradeEngineering in China русский: Инжинерный Дизайн в Китае Ein Blick in die Zukunft: Anstehende Reformen in…

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Click the cover to start reading. Highlights: Smart China Sourcing: Supply Risk Management and ISO 9000 First Steps in Sourcing: OEM and MOQs Trade Shows: Going to a trade show is like going to the State Fair Insider Tips: Doing Due Dilligence Best Q&A: How does one actually return defective product back to China? First…

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Click the cover to start reading. Highlights: Open Buyers’ Eyes to Realities of China Sourcing: Stop Fraud Before it Starts Save the Reader Time and Money: Factory Audits; Tradeshows: Beginning, Middle and End Made in China Products are Imported to the U.S.A. “Green and Practical” Award Winner: Seven ways even small buyers can reduce waste…

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Highlights: Quality Control: How your representatives can get bribes from your suppliers Logistics: Issues to Face Once Made in China Products are Imported to the U.S.A. Project Management: Stop Fraud Before it Starts Legal: Seven Tips for Successful China Due Diligence Finance: Tips to Avoid Supply Chain Corruption Tools of the Trade: Websites Chinese City…

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