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“Counterfeit Hunters”, a Viable Solution or Opportunists?

By | December 7, 2016

China is known for its cheap, expendable goods. From plastics to hardware, China produces these goods around the clock, selling them around the world. Most notably, nearly everything we buy here in the US has a tag marked “made in China”. Within China though, producers are known for creating goods in the like and image of other, more expensive… Read More »

Trump Leadership and China

By | November 10, 2016

Early Wednesday morning, the US had finally picked a president after a year-long media battle between the Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton, and her opponent the Republican nominee Donald Trump. The year was plagued with scandals, accusations, media stunts, and much more which not only made the US tune in, but turned them against each other. Never before has… Read More »

Manufacturing in China, Restructure or Die!

By | November 3, 2016

The state of the Chinese manufacturing exporting industry has been in somewhat of a scramble the past year. In early 2016, many manufacturers went for broke as orders for production simply weren’t there. The blame for this reality has been bounced around, but loosely comes from recent labor law changes starting January 2016. In the wake of such… Read More »

Supplier Blacklisting

By | July 28, 2016

On the internet, there are a slew of different examples of scams happening in China and it’s savvy to keep up with these types of scams and triangulate where and how these scams are being conducted. One of the best websites for tracking and posting your own experiences is supplierblacklist.com. We spent some time browsing through their posts… Read More »

Intellectual Property Cases in China

By | July 8, 2016

Over the past year, many new copywrite and patent laws in China have been sprouting up, but it’s not the kind of cases you’re probably thinking of. When we think of copywrite infringement in China, we’re probably thinking about big companies working to eliminate any copycat brands which are hurting their business in the market.  Instead, these new cases are… Read More »

Chinese Flock to the US for Summer Holiday 2016

By | July 7, 2016

Summer vacation has already started in China, and the travel season began with a boom. An estimated 2.1 million travelers from mainland China are projected to visit the US sometime 2016. While these numbers are large, this has been a growing trend starting in the 2000s. Beginning in 2007, Chinese visitors coming to the US to travel has… Read More »

Brexit and its Repercussions in Chinese Trade

By | June 25, 2016

The results of Great Britain’s most recent referendum, deciding whether the country should stay a part of the European Union (EU), has sparked controversy all over the globe. On Wednesday, June 22nd, Great Britain had voted itself out of the European Union. Worldwide news and social media have been abuzz about “Brexit” since then, and most people are… Read More »

Negotiating in China; The Dos and Don’ts: Part 2

By | June 19, 2016

Now that we’ve broken down some of the culture behind negotiating in China, let’s talk about strategy in the meeting rooms. What is the best way to address your concerns, make suggestions, deal with impossible standards. We will try to answer these questions and give a few general tips in dealing with any type of negotiation in China.… Read More »

China’s Non-performing Loans, Worth Worrying About?

By | June 18, 2016

The latest Chinese news to hit the stands these past weeks have been about China’s Non-Performing Loans. Simply put, the amount of China’s non-performing loans have risen to an amount which have suprised experts. Many are saying the amount of non-performing loans is a good indicator of China’s true current financial situation. Others also claim that the true… Read More »

Negotiating in China; The Dos and Don’ts: Part 1

By | June 8, 2016

Negotiating in China is much different than what most people are used to. There are so many different types of tactics that companies in China will work with to wear you down to get the advantage they want. Many people expect similarities from negotiating in other East Asian countries like Japan and South Korea. In China, though, the… Read More »