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Why Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ) is Required by Chinese Suppliers

The Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ) requirement sets the lowest quantity of a certain product (e.g. 500 pcs) that a supplier is willing to sell. If the importer cannot reach the MOQ requirement, then the supplier is not willing or able to enter production.What is the Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ)? The MOQ requirement is the minimum number of units you need...

Explained – Why trading companies are better choices than manufacturers?

Most people who want to import certain products from china, they will always say “I want to find the factory”, because they think factory offer lowest price. This is not always true. Sometimes, a trading company offers cheaper price than factories. Buying from factories also has various other troubles such as quality issue and late delivery. In China, trading companies...

Supplier categories in China – Trading Companies and Manufacturers

There are three main supplier categories to take into consideration when importing from China – Trading Companies, Manufacturers, Trading Companies & Manufacturing. While the type of company will not be the most important factor when selecting your suppliers, different types of suppliers will require a different approach during the sourcing process and have a major impact on the future...