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Old 6th January 2008, 07:55 PM   #1
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I've been working for the international trade company. I know the knowledges about the international trade, logistic and sourcing. I'd like to have a small bussiness be a sourcing. What shall I do. Thanks!

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Old 18th January 2008, 04:44 PM   #2
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Hi Ellameng. I am looking to start a company - perhaps importing products made in China that may need local representation. I've invented products and manufactured them in the US - the company was sold recently. Anyway, I have over 20 years of experience inventing, patenting, selling, marketing and exhibiting at over 25 trade shows per year. If you come across a great product with poor designs or poor marketing, please let me know. I don't know that much about importing or buying from China so that would allow me to concentrate on what I do best. Thanks, Stan

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Old 20th January 2008, 02:37 AM   #3
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mmm... be wary about importing from China. I have never had a good experience, the delivered product is always different to the sample you bought 10,000 of. And once you have a container of product that is not right, it can be quite a problem. You have to spend a lot of time in China with good translator, who can possibly check shipments before they are sent to you.

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Thanks jinxjg21. I would pay them a visit first. Have to find something first...or something on the web.

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Hi stan, it might help to contact one of our members. His name is Jason and he owns http://www.east2westconnections.biz/. He is located in China, but from the US.

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Old 22nd January 2008, 09:43 PM   #6
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lets talk buisness man lets make some money

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Old 23rd January 2008, 12:14 PM   #7
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Default Want to learn about China sourcing...visit the Canton Fair

Great thread.

China is a challenging business opportunity.

But as in every other business, knowledge is power.

I have been importing products for myself and for other clients since 2002.

It always amazes me when I meet so-called China "experts" that have never even been to China.

China is tough to learn from a book, I suggest to all of my clients to spend a week over there.

Get dirty for a few days, you'll come back knowing more about sourcing in China than anyone you have ever met.

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