Poor quality and scams in Yiwu and Zhejiang

I have heard some bad things about Yiwu and Zhejiang, due to poor quality and lots of scams. Why these places in particular? Let me share with you a story. At a recent trade show, I met a new-to-China buyer who purchases generic electronics from across the PRC. He looked very nervous when he came…

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Lessons from YiWu

At a recent trade show, I met a new-to-China buyer who purchases generic electronics from across the PRC.  He looked very nervous when he came to me for help. He said: “2 months ago I gave a 20% deposit to a supplier of 10K USD along with the PO. The goods were to ship out…

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