by Asia Quality Focus team
rosperous China is in the news again with a sustained high nflation rate, rising incomes and stronger regulations. Surprisingly, as a consequence, producer prices are [ ... ]
by Dan Harris Virtually every U.S. company doing business in or with China has intellectual property requiring protection from China. Yet far too many of these companies treat their intellectual pro [ ... ]
by John Niggl Have you ever been in the position of a guest who tries graciously to refuse a lavish gift or over-generous act of kindness from a host? How about the sometimes awkward task of declini [ ... ]
by Dan Harris Succeeding at doing business in China typically requires a good partner. The odds of having problems with a Chinese company will be substantially lower if you are dealing with a “l [ ... ]
by Andrew Hupert For Westerners, doing business in China is going through anther sea change — so this is a good time to take a fresh look at the operating environment as it impacts on internation [ ... ]
by Jacob Yount Did the supplier not consider that when they gave you that update it was going to lead you to ask more questions? Did the supplier not think that whenever they emailed that blurry, c [ ... ]
by Jacob Yount If you have experience in importing from Chinese suppliers, you know it’s very common that quotes are not handled with precision. There are some basic yet deep-rooted reasons why s [ ... ]
by Jacob Yount Email is the main way importers get to know their Chinese suppliers. Unless the importer makes frequent trips to the factory or spends a lot of time on the chat apps or in skype conv [ ... ]
by Dan Harris During the past year, the number of calls from American (sometimes European) SMEs pushed out of China for having operated there without a legal entity (such as a WFOE) have doubled? Wh [ ... ]
by Jacob Yount
Did the supplier not consider that when they gave you that update it was going to lead you to ask more questions?
Did the supplier not think that whenever they emailed that blurry, crooked photo of your order that it was actually going to create a larger feeling of uneasiness and add to your concerns?