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How Does the Chinese Spring Festival Affect Chinese Exports?

As we all know, Christmas and Thanksgiving in the US can cause delays in business due to scheduled closures. But are you also planning for possible delays due to holidays observed in China? And how exactly does this affect Chinese exports?

We’ve covered the holidays celebrated in China

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China Sourcing: Are Small Factories Reliable?

In the past, we have had plenty of experience with companies that are just getting their start with sourcing from China. Either they are moving part of their supply chain there, or they are creating a new supply chain from scratch. One thing that most new China

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China Sourcing: The Future of Communication – Part One

In our last blog, The Future of China Sourcing, we introduced a new series we’ll be following for the next few weeks. Here at CPG, we have had to change with the times over the last 40 years of sourcing from China. We wanted to evaluate that

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Four Questions to Ask Before Signing with a Manufacturer

Have you found your dream manufacturer in China? Are you ready to confirm your first order? Here at CPG we suggest you ask yourself four quick questions before you sign on the dotted line.
Are they communicative and responsive?
Right now, you and your prospective factory are in the

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  • China Sourcing How-To: Performing a Good Pre-Shipment Inspection (PSI)
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    China Sourcing How-To: Performing a Good Pre-Shipment Inspection (PSI)

China Sourcing How-To: Performing a Good Pre-Shipment Inspection (PSI)

The importance of the PSI

All inspections are important, but if there is only one inspection that can or must be made on a shipment, it is this one: the Pre-shipment Inspection or the “PSI”.

The objective of the PSI is to verify that the goods you have

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Sourcing in China for Christmas

The holidays are upon us and as consumers, we are making our plans for the holiday shopping season – Black Friday is coming! But importers from all over the country have already been preparing for this for months.

Back in 2011, we published a blog, "Made in China”

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Know Your Business Before Looking to China

When you first consider manufacturing in China it can be tempting to dive straight into comparisons between factories. At China Performance Group, we know it is the businesses that know their own operations back-to-front that have the most success moving their production off-shore. To increase your chances

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