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Sourcing From China in 2023? A Sourcing Expert Explains 3 Things Every Importer Should Know About Buying Direct From China Post-Zero-Covid


For those involved with global sourcing, we trust you experienced three unusual years since Covid broke out at the end of 2019. If you have been sourcing high volumes of “Made in China” goods, do you trust China more or less given the challenges that emerged alongside Covid?  From our...

Shipping from China to the USA


Transport cost and time remains one of the main determinants for businesses and wholesalers to decide their sourcing locations. At first it seems that there are many different costs, procedures and variables to think about when deciding whether to source from China; so in this blog we hope to share...

Sourcing furniture from China


Sourcing furniture from China The furniture business is what you would call a quiet industry in the business world. You won’t see headlines about furniture on a daily basis, but everyone’s subconsciously talking about it. Everyone uses a piece of furniture on a daily basis, whether it be a chair,...

Chinese Stones: A Huge and Steady Industry


Chinese Stones: A Huge and Steady Industry China is the biggest stone producer in the world. On top of that, China is one of the world’s biggest stone exporters. To illustrate: the total transaction value of stone imports and exports in 2012 reached an amount of more than 8 billion...

Chinese Shipping Lanes


As can be read in the article The 10 Largest Ports of China, China is accounting for more than 1/5 of the world’s 50 biggest ports Furthermore, it states that the biggest harbours are to be found on the East Coast of China. The ships that leave from this part...

Sourcing Chinese Tea – 4 Things you should consider


Sourcing Chinese Tea – 4 Things you should consider Chinese tea has been a key part of Chinese culture since leaves supposedly fell into Emperor Shennong's boiling water in 2737 BCE, but its popularity has been slowly heading West over the past few years. Chinese tea is well known for...

Shipment Packaging – What you need to know!


Shipment Packaging – What you need to know! As briefly mentioned in our previous blog, packaging is a very important factor to consider when shipping goods. This is because the different types of shipment packaging will affect the size, weight and fragility of your goods; however wooden packaging is by...

The Advantages of LCL versus FCL When Shipping


LCL, or Less than Container Load, is a shipping service offered by many freight companies as a way of saving money and being more efficient. There are many advantages of LCL but is it really the best choice for you? Let’s look at the key issues when considering using LCL...


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