How to lower my exposure to risk when sourcing?

We have to make a 30% down payments to some suppliers in China against orders. How can it be secured and how to guarantee delivery of goods? The answer to your question has two parts. How to find the right supplier in the first place to ensure they are a legit seller and not a…

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What is the Import Duty on my Product?

I am a tattoo artist and this is my first time importing some tattoo accessories from China. The amount of my parcel won’t be more than 20k in Indian rupees.  Do I have to pay any tax amount when my parcel reaches India? I am afraid your question is outside our expertise as we focus…

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Where can I get good quality and cheap products? Where do I start?

I would like to import bathroom products and other furniture items. I am new in this industry, so would even like to know from which Part of China to get good quality and cheap products which can be used in construction industry.  Is it safe to buy products just by ordering online, or should I…

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How many laptops can I import at one time?

I want to import used laptops from China, and I’d like to know how many pieces I can bring in at one time. I am a reseller of used laptops in India. Thanks and best regards. ANSWER: There are two sides to your question. One aspect is about how to Import into India and the…

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How can we import products from the UK to India?

We want to import products from the UK to India. Can you describe the proces, such as import duties, customs, etc? ANSWER: Thanks for your question about importing UK products into India. Unfortunately our “ask the expert” service is geared towards helping people arrange export out of China and our group of experts have little…

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Will India follow the sourcing path of China?

I have been a keen observer of the China phenomenon, and impressed. Given your vast experience, I would love to understand your perspective on the following. As India starts its strides in footsteps of China, would global buyers start procuring a lot more from India too ,whether for the developed markets/ key emerging markets, including…

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