Monthly: April 2019

Yiwu Fair Guide

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The Yiwu Fair is one of the largest trade shows in eastern China. Located just two hours by train from Shanghai, the Yiwu Fair has suppliers in virtually all product categories, including electronics, textiles,...

Do I need a translator to talk to the Wholesalers?

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Do I need a translator to talk to the Wholesalers? Yes, most suppliers at the Yiwu Wholesale Market don’t command more than very basic English. You will save plenty of time if you have a translator by your side...

How do I coordinate the shipment?

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How do I coordinate the shipment? You can either use a commission agent to manage the shipment for you or work directly with a freight forwarder. It’s up to you to confirm the following: a. Incoterm b....

How do I pay the wholesalers in Yiwu?

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How do I pay the wholesalers in Yiwu? If you buy directly from the Wholesaler, you can wire the money to their bank account. You should at all times refuse to pay in cash, or to private bank accounts. Only pay...

How do I know that the products are not fake?

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How do I know that the products are not fake? For obvious reasons, you cannot buy brand name products from an Yiwu Wholesaler. International brands would never work with such vendors, and any brand name produ...

How do I make sure I get the right quality?

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How do I make sure I get the right quality? As always when importing products from China, you need to be very clear when you communicate your quality requirements. As mentioned in this podcast by Global ...

Are Yiwu Wholesalers manufacturers or traders?

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Are Yiwu Wholesalers manufacturers or traders? Most Wholesalers are not manufacturers, but trading companies that cooperate with factories in Zhejiang and Jiangsu province. That may not be an issue, but reme...

Do I need to find an agent?

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Do I need to find an agent? It’s one thing to find a supplier with interesting products. It’s a completely different thing to negotiate prices, settle the payment and ship the products back home. This is...
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