This article briefly introduces the Chinese product sourcing process. Whether you want to come to China to buy in person or buy online from home, the process is very similar. In this overview of the sourcing process, Sourcing Nova assumes that you have selected the niche products you want to source. If you do not have a profitable, niche product, click here to learn how to find one.
Ordering and buying product samples before placing a purchase order is standard practice for importing products from China. Sourcing Nova created this handy step-by-step guide for you. This guide walks you through the steps from placing an initial sample product order to a final, third party inspection before importing products into your country for sale.
Are you ready to order a sample product from China before placing a large order from your chosen supplier? Click on over to read the everything you need to know.
All countries importing goods from China have certain regulations those products must meet before being sold. Sourcing Nova discusses some of those trade regulations for imported products for North America and the E.U. Continue reading to learn the why those regulations are important as well as different regulations for the specific markets.
A freight forwarder company can import your products from China with ease. This article from Sourcing Nova helps determine what to look for in a freight forwarder company. Making the right decision could turn a higher profit with your Chinese products. Sourcing Nova proudly has their own freightforwarding for their customers.
Sourcing Nova highly recommends being familiar with the major Incoterms for importing products from China. The three major terms mostly used are FOB, DDP and CIF. These are covered in detail in the following article. Sourcing Nova is always willing to answer questions for you about Incoterms and importing products from China.
There are thousands of different factories in China making all sorts of products that ship internationally every day. This means a buyer has plenty of different choices they can make when it comes to product manufacturing. There is a problem – some of the factories cut corners, treat their employees poorly and damage the environment to make money. Sourcing Nova believes in finding you reliable manufacturers in China for your products. The easiest way we have learned to find manufacturers is by checking to see if a manufacturer holds certain standards. This article will briefly explain the manufacturer standards Sourcing Nova looks for when selecting for your products.
Welcome to the Sourcing Nova page on product inspection and testing. You, the customer, can consider this as your introduction to Product Inspection and Testing 101.