The first step in the importation of products is requesting a quote from Chinese suppliers. Sourcing Nova has compiled this article to explain the finding of the best supplier, the quote request process, the information in the quote and the information you provide for the products you want. It is lengthy piece, but it breaks down the request and information process for new businesses sourcing Chinese products.
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 three main ways to find quality suppliers in China:
1. Use an online B2B website;
2. Participate in exhibitions in China;
3. Hire a Chinese purchasing agent.
Of these three methods, the fastest (but not necessarily the most effective) way to find quality suppliers in China is to use an online B2B website. You need two things which you likely already have: an Internet-ready device and an Internet cable. With these, you can locate the following websites by yourself from the comfort of you home. There are many online B2B websites. Sourcing Nova has selected the five (5) most well-known websites for a brief introduction: Alibaba, 1688, Made-in-China, GlobalSources and HKTDC.
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.
China is a world power in manufacturing, and you can find almost any product here. If you want to open a store, you need to carefully choose the products you want to sell. You need to make sure that you import the most profitable products, and those are worth your investment. Sourcing Nova has created this step by step guide to help you start a business importing and selling profitable products from China.
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.
It is no small decision to start a business whether it is a traditional face-to-face, online or blend of both. You are going to need products, quality products that people want and need, but you need to sell them at a reasonable price for a reasonable profit. China is leader in sourcing products for businesses across the world. Sourcing Nova explains why sourcing products from China is good fiscal sense for your business.
The rise of the Internet and global shipping has eased the ability for companies to source and import goods. Sourcing Nova is ready to help your growing business with high-quality Chinese products. Keep reading to learn how Sourcing Nova can be your sourcing agent in China.