Entries by Manuel

How to find the right product

As mentioned earlier this can be a very lengthy process or a very short one if you already have something in mind. We will give you a few ideas and guidelines if you don’t have a new product idea yet. Unfortunately, China’s factories rely a lot on your product input. When it comes to innovative […]

The 6-step Import process

This is a rather large section so I will outline in 6 steps and go into detail in later chapters.   The 6-step import process   This is the general outline of the process. We will look into each process in great detail in later sections. It is also the same process, no matter if […]

Why should you import?

I would generally say there are 2 main reasons why you should import yourself.   1) There is a saying. “Margin is made in purchasing, not selling”. Every successful Buyer in the world who works for a larger company will tell you that it’s all about the purchasing. Profits are made when buying and not […]

About China

Well there are a lot of statistics I could give you but I wouldn’t know where to begin. I want to break down China and its manufacturing in a few sentences. Believe it or not, China is still the biggest production site by far. While there are several countries in the vicinity such as Vietnam, […]

How it all started and what this blog is about

When I started my own company in late 2013 my goal was to provide affordable consumer electronics to customers that don’t have a buying office in Asia and customers that do not import by themselves.   Before I started my own company I was working with large retailers and they all had their import processes […]

About the author

My name is Manuel and I was born in Austria in a little town called Melk. Asia has always fascinated me, ever since I can remember. I remember watching Bruce Lee and other Chinese movies as a kid and I was hooked right away. My professional career started in 1998 when I worked for Austria’s […]