Sourcing from China - It’s Cheap but is it any Good?
One of the perceptions of the West is that the Chinese lack creative, scientific,
and technological knowledge. It is not surprising when we see so many 25 cent trinkets
slapped with a "Made In China" label in our western society. Looking back into history,
many inventions which made an impact on the world can be attributed to the Chinese.
Is it any wonder that sourcing from China is one of the hottest trends in international
Sourcing from China - Goods Made & Invented In China
Some of the more famous Chinese inventions include:
Today, "Made In China" or sourcing from China still has the stigma that the product
is cheap. This is not totally unfounded given the media noise level on cheap labor
in China including the exploitation of children in labor factories. Chinese companies
also engage in the price lever much more readily than their North American counterparts.
Sourcing from China - Future Chinese Exports
The current trend is that in spite of the country's massive cheap labor force, there
will be a shift to higher added value goods for exports such as printers, sound equipment,
and automobiles. Today nearly all notebook computers are made in China. They are
made there and air freighted to countries around the world due to its high value
and short product life cycle.
Once you decided on a product within an industry to pursue, the next tough task is
to find and connect with China Manufacturing Companies who will export the goods
After the products have been identified, you’ll need to figure out logistically how
to get the items from China into you home country. China Shipping is the main mode
of transportation to export goods out of China.
Sooner or later when you grow large enough, you may want to consider producing your
own goods by Contract Manufacturing China. It’s now becoming a common way to source
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