by Dan Harris Let the hate mail begin. Whenever we write on how things are getting bad for foreign companies doing business in China and on how foreign companies should think long and hard before [ ... ]
by Asia Quality Focus team The quality of ceramic products is difficult to gauge because there will almost certainly be defects. The main reason behind this is that it is a natural material and due [ ... ]
by Michael Whelan via Andrew Hupert China is a unique place with a culture, especially its business culture, that continues to confound western business people no end, and not just in obvious ways. [ ... ]
by Ashish Monga In the last post we looked at payment methods you can use to pay your Chinese suppliers. In this post, I will look at “Payment Terms” that go along with the choice of paymen [ ... ]
by Mike Bellamy How do suppliers in China supply liability insurance to cover the buyer in case of a recall? Please advise what options are available? Unfortunately, it is very rare for a Chinese s [ ... ]
by Dan Harris As a member of AmCham China, I get a copy every month of AmCham’s magazine, Business Now. This month’s issue [hard copy version] has an article by John Zane, entitled, Playing by t [ ... ]
What country comes to mind when you hear the term “manufacturing hub”? China? Vietnam? Indonesia? There’s a long list of potential countries from which manufacturers and buyers can choose to source products. The real question is which country is best – or, more to the point, which country is best for you?