As an American in China, I am often asked by my friends and family back home if it is dangerous here. My response is that I feel very safe in terms of lack of physical danger, but as far as financial risk, it is indeed a place where if you need to be careful. By…

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Recent headlines force me to downgrade my 2011 China Sourcing Safety Index from “trust but better to verify” to “don’t trust and must verify.”   Some readers may remember a catchy tune by Chuck D and Flava Flav back in early 90’s.  While writing this article I kept thinking of the lyrics:   “So here’s…

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