by Etienne CharlierThe reality of sourcing in China is changing fast. The time when it was enough to find a reliable Chinese supplier to secure a strong advantage over competitors is over. Today, [ ... ]
by David Chen The border measures taken by the Chinese Customs has been ever increasing. Recently starting in late October, export shipments involving UL, HDMI, Bluetooth, SD marks etc, which are wid [ ... ]
by Renaud Anjoran Most inspections only involve 1 or 2 references, and can be conducted in one man-day (i.e. one inspector on site for one day). However, in certain situations, deciding on a sample [ ... ]
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 Etienne CharlierIf you wanted to make sure your system failed quickly, you would do exactly like the supplier where we took these photos. One of the most difficult electro-mechanical systems t [ ... ]
by Andrew Hupert A Chinese negotiator approaches each deal with two options in mind. His Plan A is a long-term relationship that will bring him many profitable transactions over a long time. He knows [ ... ]
by Renaud Anjoran Most export manufacturers in China only do the assembly and the packing in house. They purchase the components and materials from other suppliers who take care of all the machining [ ... ]
by Renaud Anjoran So, your Chinese manufacturers ask for price increases in the 10-20% range. Are you unsure of what to answer? Here are a few tips.