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Most useful articles about China sourcing

The good thing about a blog is, a visitor who comes back every week will see something new on top. The bad thing about a blog is, the best articles gets buried under the new content.

Therefore I have refreshed the content of the pages listed under the top image:

Risks and frustrations of importers

What keeps some buyers up at night, along with my tips to avoid/fight these problems.

Best practices for buying safely in China

Sorry for using a term I don’t like. There is no such thing as “best practices”, but some general advice that can be helpful to most importers. Tweak it to suit your particular situation!

Tips to search and qualify suppliers

What is the single most important thing, for a new sourcing project? Working with the right supplier(s). I tried to give some actionable advice.

Basic concepts of quality control

Explanations of the QC jargon, in layman’s terms. It’s not rocket science!

Useful templates

Not sure how useful this part is, but some buyers have adapted some of these checklist and templates. I’m open to any ideas to make this page better.

Renaud Anjoran is the founder of Sofeast Quality Control and helps importers to improve and secure their product quality in China. He writes advice for importers on the Quality Inspection blog. He lives full time in Shenzhen, China. You can contact him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  .

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