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What should you budget for a first-time order from China ?

A woman emailed me recently asking me if I could help her with sourcing.  She has just started a company selling fashion accessories. In our email correspondence I sensed that she may not have given the business the thought that she needed to, in terms of how much it costs to get up and going with a China order, for there are hidden costs that people often ignore focusing only on the seductively low first costs that they see on alibaba or other popular sourcing websites.   429 more words

GW Plastics Opens New China Facility

In response to our rapidly growing medical device contract manufacturing business, we are proud to announce the completion of our new state-of-the-art facilities in Dongguan, China… 213 more words

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Podcast: How to source in China

I was the guest on a Podcast recently.  The program is hosted by Indie Brands a popular website for independent start ups.  There is a lot of useful information here for small businesses, whether sourcing in China or not.  Enjoy

Indie Brands Podcast Feb 2016

Hoverboards are over—and the industry only has itself to blame

Just four months ago, the hottest toy around was the hoverboard, available from nearly any e-commerce website and a growing number of retail stores. An estimated 400,000 hoverboards shipped out of China’s electronics metropolis of Shenzhen… 521 more words

An American CEO who is jaded by China

I sat down yesterday with a local entrepreneur. He owns a chemical products company that he established ten years ago and the company has grown from 5 to 10 employees over the last year.    536 more words

China's trade is collapsing – Japan's economy shrinks

Concerns about a prolonged crisis of the world economy get new food by the weakness of Asia’s two largest economies.

China exports as well as imports several times broke into January more than expected. 445 more words

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US Marshals raided a Chinese "hoverboard" company in Las Vegas

Besides Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas featured another eye-catching guest—the US Marshals Service.

A team of US Marshals… 360 more words