by Renaud Anjoran Looking back over the past few years, several trends have come and gone. One of them is the interest of most importers in moving production out of China.
by Dan Harris A few weeks ago, one of the lawyers in my office, emailed me an article co-written by a law school friend of hers. The article was on trademark infringement in the clothing industry [ ... ]
by Renaud Anjoran As I wrote before, it is the buyer’s responsibility to pay for independent quality control before shipment. When this is not the case, the importer is relying totally on his Chi [ ... ]
by Andrew Hupert An American negotiator we know in China thought he was being a smart, heads-up negotiator. He directed his Shanghai team to put a buy-back clause in a recent purchase order to their [ ... ]
by Renaud Anjoran Last week, I was happy to moderate a eminar organized in Shenzhen by the European Chamber. The three speakers, who were kind enough to come and expose their supplier development [ ... ]
by Mike Bellamy Can I purchase goods on credit, and after I finish selling them, pay the supplier? In other words, can a person buy on credit if he or she does not have money but seriously needs the [ ... ]
by Mike Bellamy I am trying to purchase Nikon cameras and I find that none of the suppliers are willing to accept payment via paypal, alipay or LC. What is going on with using these secure payment tr [ ... ]
by Steven Chow You found a Chinese supplier at a trade show, and the company looks good and professional. You placed an order, sent the payment and now wait to receive the products. However, even aft [ ... ]
Slow US, EU orders are less of a concern as more suppliers focus on emerging markets. Improving production efficiency is a top priority while pricing flexibility is de-emphasized.
Results from Global Sources' latest survey show China suppliers are significantly more optimistic about export growth in the second half of 2013 than they were a year ago.