Middlemen In China

10 Years: 7 ways middleman have messed up China sourcing projects 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…

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OCTOBER 2014   Sourcing Newsletter   In this month’s newsletter we take an insider’s look at how to get support drafting Purchase Orders + Advanced Sourcing Tutorials now have their own YouTube channel. Do you know where your underwear came from? You can learn a lot about the import-export business by tracing their journey from cotton…

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Is it standard for sourcing companies to ask for an upfront fee to deliver bids?  One company I found asks for a fee.  I have another company stateside that is doing it for no charge. There is no standard across the industry. Different agents work in different ways servicing clients.   In my experience when…

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 In my past videos, blogs and articles I am constantly encouraging readers to do a quality control inspection before the goods ship out from China. I am happy to say that more and more buyers are taking that advice and having fewer quality problems and less friction with their suppliers over quality and payments. In…

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In my past videos, blogs and articles I am constantly encouraging readers to do a quality independent control inspection before the goods ship out from China. I am happy to say that more and more buyers are taking that advice and having fewer quality problems and less friction with their suppliers over quality and payments.…

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