Import From China Sourcing Agents

Is it legit for the factory to request buyer pays agency fee? Mohamed in Egypt writes: I’m import artificial grass from a China company and they offer me agency for product in Egypt and declare all products will be covered. They ask for 10,000$ for agency insurance/fee. Should I pay it?   I don’t know…

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China Sourcing Academy - Learn sourcing from China

As you probably already know, sourcing from China can be expensive and time consuming. Whether you are a solopreneur looking to source from China, or you manage a procurement team in charge of sourcing from China, there are so many tricks and how-to formulas that you can use to help you, to avoid the traps and to maximize your chances of on-time delivery and end user satisfaction.

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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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