3 Trends in Chinese Manufacturing You Should Know About
It’s no secret that China is one of the most important manufacturing capitals of the world. Forbes reported in June 2018 that “China/Hong Kong account for 291 of the world's 2,000 largest companies, up from 262 in 2017,” and the country’s emphatic prioritization of its manufacturing output shows no signs of waning.
Manufacturing in China: Why You Should Never Skimp on Quality Control
If you ask anyone where the manufacturing center of the world is, odds are they would tell you that it’s China. This assumption is far from baseless. Manufacturing products in China and then exporting them to the United States is a cycle that’s worked for countless companies for many years, and that trend shows no sign of...
Sourcing Chinese Manufacturers: A HUGE List of Do's and Don'ts
This post is a comprehensive list of do’s and don’ts when importing from China. Basic guidelines from experience living and working here. While we've written articles, ebooks, guides, and posts about many of these list items, the point of this post is to provide a concise, at-a-glance list of what to do vs. what not to do when...
Buying from China Wholesale Suppliers: Know Each Region's Specialty
Browsing Alibaba and Global Sources is one way of finding China Wholesale Suppliers. But buyers who put in the legwork of actually going to China, attending trade shows and personally interviewing suppliers usually have an advantage.
In a recent op-ed published in the Washington Post, Vivek Wadhwa speculates that “over the next five to 10 years, manufacturing will return, en masse, to the United States” because “China is no longer an attractive place for Western companies to move their manufacturing.” Wadhwa attributes this development to the rise of high technology in manufacturing. “After all,” continues Wadhwa,...
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