Guest Post: By Kevin Lee: Co-founder of Asianconn International I am going to start this blog like an America TV commercial just to make it more entertaining rather than depressing. Are you tired of getting crappy products from China? Are you tired of dealing with customers who constantly complain about the quality of your product?…

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China Quality Control

10 Years: My 7 Big Quality Control Mistakes 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 offer the best…

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Faked In China

Alibaba is in the news again for the wrong reasons. According to this China Daily article, an inspection by the Chinese government carried out between August and October showed the following: less than 40 percent of goods from Taobao (owned by Alibaba) that were tested were authentic. This compared with 90 percent for JD.com and…

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Is China cleaning up the fake products? China Daily reports that 76% of China’s luxury consumption happens overseas. Even more telling is that while overall luxury consumption is down, the portion of overseas consumption has actually increased:   Chinese people’s domestic consumption of luxury goods was 25 billion US dollars in 2014, down by 11…

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Affordable Quality Control In China

How to control quality in China? A video tutorial by Mike Bellamy

QC strategies for international buyers: As presented at Global Sources’ China Sourcing Fairs in Hong Kong (Oct 2014) and Johannesburg (Nov 2014)

China Sourcing Expert Mike Bellamy offers practical and affordable supply chain management strategies that buyers both large and small can easily implement and improve their business performance saving time, money and headaches.

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Buying Computers and Smart Phones from China? I would like to place an order to buy computers and smart phones from Chinese suppliers, many of them had sent me their price list but not a single one is willing to use an Escrow company, all of them require a payment in advance and I’m concern…

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