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Epicsourcing blogs help importers gain insights & skills in sourcing products. We share our personal experiences and the lessons we continue to learn along the way. Enjoy!

Quality control in China: Is it really such a challenge?

For many business owners in the West, making the decision to manufacture products or components from low-cost regions such as China is never an easy one. But most eventually cross that bridge because factories in these regions can manufacture your product for a fraction of what it costs you in the West.

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How To Know What Type Of Sourcing Agent In China Is Best One For You

IN THIS POST I AM GOING TO TALK ABOUT HOW YOU WILL KNOW A) IF YOU WANT TO WORK WITH A SOURCING AGENT IN CHINA AND B) IF THE ANSWER TO A) IS YES, WHAT TYPE OF AGENT IS THE BEST ONE FOR YOU. I WRITE THIS POST ASSUMING YOU READ THE POST CHINA DIRECT SOURCING STRATEGY. IF YOU DIDN’T, I SUGGEST YOU READ IT FIRST. IT WILL HELP YOU UNDERSTAND THE CONTEXT I AM TALKING ABOUT IN THIS POST.

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Source from a Chinese trading company, sourcing company or manufacturer by yourself?

Introduction of sourcing from a Chinese trading company, sourcing company, and direct manufacturer The difference among sourcing from a Chinese trading company, sourcing company, and direct manufacturer How to choose a supplier that is both reliable and suitable?

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Five secrets to sourcing products in China

Sourcing and purchasing products from China is becoming more popular especially with smaller businesses in the UK who are on a budget and trying to save money. However, the language barrier can be tricky when negotiating with Chinese companies, especially with westerners who are usually afraid of getting scammed.

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