Rapid coronavirus tests from China

Due to the rapidly growing coronavirus epidemic (SARS-CoV-2) worldwide, it becomes necessary to detect infected people as early as possible. In this case, rapid tests for the presence of coronavirus come to the rescue. It turns out that coronavirus tests can be imported from China. They are widely available on all kinds of Chinese sales platforms, such as Alibaba or Made in China. Great interest in this kind of product and exceptional situation cause that risk of fraud is incredibly high. 

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The Canton Fair was postponed

The official statement from the Deputy Director of the Trade Department of Guangdong stated that due to the spreading coronavirus pandemic, the Canton Fair was postponed. The spring edition of Canton Fair should start on April 15 and last until May. The fair has been held continuously since 1957. However, this year, the fate of the world’s largest trade fair has become questionable.

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Importing beauty industry products from China

Recently, there has been a growing interest in Asian cosmetics, including Chinese ones. Several years ago, it would be difficult to come across an aisle in a drugstore containing cosmetics from this part of the world. Now, it is very common for a drugstore to have a dedicated section for Asian cosmetics. Aside from cosmetics, a lot of beauty industry products are imported from China. What are the crucial points when importing beauty industry products from China to the United States of America?

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Protective masks on Alibaba

The coronavirus pandemic has generated a high demand for medical equipment around the world. We noticed increased interest among importers in such items as face masks and antibacterial gels. Many suppliers of these products can be found on Alibaba. Unfortunately, along with the increased demand for this type of goods, the number of fraudsters who want to take advantage of the situation is also increasing. If you plan to buy gels or protective masks on Alibaba – we warn you against scams!

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Zengcheng. Region of jeans production in China

Levi Strauss and Jacob W. Davis, when designing durable denim jeans for farmers and miners, probably did not think that jeans would become the most common wardrobe piece in the world. It is estimated that 6 billion pairs of jeans are produced every year all around the world. Zengcheng in Guangzhou is an important region of jeans production in China. If you are thinking about importing jeans from Zengcheng, you should consider visiting its wholesale center, and if you are interested in the product of a certain manufacturer, pay a visit to his factory. It is also advantageous to combine visits with participation in trade fairs, for example, the famous Canton Fair. Keep in mind that this type of visit should not overlap with the most important Chinese holidays, which usually don’t fall on the same date every year.

Zengcheng jeans production area in China
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US tariffs on shoes from China

Footwear is an indispensable element of our everyday life. What is more, different occasions and circumstances require different kinds of shoes to protect or embellish our feet. After all, we cannot wear trainers for a business meeting or high heels for a mountain hike. That is why the footwear industry is significant and expanding according to consumer needs. Moreover, entrepreneurs are willing to turn to Chinese producers, as they offer goods of increasing quality at reasonable prices. Having considered the needs of those who are planning to import footwear from China, we would like to present a handful of useful information. One of the most crucial is the US tariffs on shoes from China.

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Xiamen. Region of stone production in China

Stones are elegant, stylish and cool to touch. They are associated with luxury and sophistication. Stones are widely used in construction, as decoration and material for gravestones. For over a decade, China has been exporting over 20 million tons of stone every year. The largest base of China’s stone industry is in Xiamen. In Xiamen, the annual stone fair takes place. We recommend a visit to the factory combined with participation in the trade show for a better offer. It is worth considering the date of the visit – it should not coincide with the most important Chinese holidays, which may fall on a different date every year. How to get the best deals in this region of stone production in China?

Xiamen - region of stone production in China

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Cost of living in Shanghai

Shanghai is one of the most popular cities in China, willingly visited by numerous tourists from around the world. Some of them decide to go on a tourist trip, while others plan to stay there for a little longer. Many people choose to study in this big city because of the wide range of universities. There are also many people interested in working in Shanghai. So how does life look like in Shanghai? What is the cost of living in Shanghai?Cost of living in Shanghai

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Comparison of Incoterms 2010 and Incoterms 2020

International Commercial Terms, also known as Incoterms, are a series of terms of sale that apply worldwide. Incoterms determine the allocation of costs and obligations of the seller and the buyer. These rules are updated every ten years. In Incoterms 2010, the number of rules has been reduced from 13 to 11 in comparison to Incoterms 2000. In Incoterms 2020, 11 rules divided into groups C, D, E and F still apply. Below we present you changes that will enter into force on January 1, 2020, known as Incoterms 2020. Check the differences between Incoterms 2010 and Incoterms 2020.

Comparison of incoterms 2010 and incoterms 2020

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