How To Identify Trading Companies In China

How do you identify ‘trading companies’ who may pose as full-fledged manufacturers? It appears that not every booth at a trade show is a factory. When you place orders, they turn out to be a trading company. How do you identify the difference? That’s a good question. To be honest, you can never know for…

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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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Find a Trading Company in China

Exclusive Video: Raw footage of “How to find the right suppliers, trading companies and service providers?” Mike Bellamy is helping buyers to find reliable suppliers, trading companies and other service providers in China. Although this is not a professionally made video, it contains valuable information for all importers, sourcing in China. Watch on YouTube Video…

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Avoiding Middlemen in China

Summary Written by Mike Bellamy, the founder of Shenzhen-based sourcing agency PassageMaker, this whitepaper is a behind the scenes look at common tactics used in China to deceive buyers.  Is designed to give the reader the tools needed to avoid typical traps. Target Audience Buyers sourcing or interested in sourcing from China. About the Publisher…

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