What are the main issues when sourcing?

There are certain issues like QC, supplier verification and payments that apply to all products, including fabric.  Here is a list of short videos which cover each of the main items, compliments of www.GlobalSources.com and www.PSSChina.com Video 1: Finding Suppliers Video 2: Evaluating Suppliers Video 3: Negotiations Video 4: Project Management and Quality Control Video…

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Verify the Agent

I have been reading your articles and blogs on China sourcing and found the advice given very useful. We are a manufacturer and planning to import some components used in the production from China for the first time. I have recently come across this company called Easy XXXX who claims to be the “one stop”…

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Outsourcing the Sourcing

I am trying to source a manufacturer for some furniture which is to be designed by my partners. I was wondering if there was an easier (more efficient) process than trawling through websites such as Alibaba, Global Sources and Made-in-China (and others like it). My concern is that, in trying to identify potential suppliers, there…

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Where can I get started to source products from China?

I’m new in the Import Export industry and need help. First, where do I start and how do I get an agent that can source products and perhaps help me get the products from China to South Africa. Any information or advice will be appreciated. ANSWER: CSIC corporate sponsor PassageMaker is in that line of…

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