Best Practices For Importers

All importers tend to face the same issues. The most professional buyers tend to follow the same “best practices”. Less experienced buyers should try to do the same.

The big picture

    Quality assurance in China: best practices [free e-book]

    The 10 components of a good quality assurance strategy in China

    Top 10 mistakes committed by importers
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Don’t forget any step

    Checklist for importers in low-cost Asia

    4 proven ways to enforce your quality standard in China
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Payments

    Confirming quality when paying by bank wire (T/T)

    Confirming quality when paying by irrevocable letter of credit (L/C)

    How to get a Chinese supplier to accept a letter of credit
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Caveat: not all buyers pursue the same objectives

    Hands-on buyers: qualifying factories and nurturing them

    Hands-off buyers: accepting the risks of importing

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