Import home decor from China to the US

Accessories for interior decoration are gaining popularity among importers of goods from China. Chinese online shopping websites offer almost any type of such items, including mirrors, paintings, frames, pillows, blankets, bedsheets, curtains, and many more. The profitability of their import is due to the relatively low price and low duty rates for these products. How to import home decor from China to the US? 

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AQL norm

When importing commodities from China, it is useful to know what the AQL norm is. It is the most popular inspection standard for goods, required by law in some countries. When using the service of a company that is checking our commodity, you should know the ropes; on what criteria are samples chosen for inspection – what is the quantity and with how much precision the inspection is done.

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HTS Code

The HTS code, or the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, is a code used to classify and define products in international trade. Each code has between 8-10 digits, the first 6 being an HS code, also called the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System. The code is used by all members of the World Customs Organization (WCO). The HTS is explicitly used for imports and exports in and out of the United States.

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Quality checks in China

Quality checks are conducted to obtain the highest possible quality product by monitoring at various production stages. When importing, the first step should always be to verify the potential business partner. You should make sure they have their factory, and if they do, where it is located. It would be best to be confident that the product will be of the best possible quality. To ensure the goods are manufactured according to your specifications, you should have an inspection conducted. What types of quality checks are done in China? When should such inspections be done?

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Importing Push Bubble from China

The toy industry is growing rapidly, and manufacturers continue to meet consumer demands by constantly designing new gadgets. Recently, a sensory toy called Push Bubble, also referred to as Pop It, Bubble Pop or Fidget Toy, has appeared on the market. Its main feature is its anti-stress effect, which makes it suitable for both kids and adults. What is this new toy, and what are the requirements for importing Push Bubble from China?

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Amazon FBA

Amazon grew from a small online book shop to the largest online store in the world. It is listed among the leading technology brands such as Google, Facebook, and Apple, which are referred to as the Big Four. The company does not stop evolving and continually comes up with innovations. One of the services ran by the website is Amazon FBA. What is it, and whom is it targeted for?

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Wholesale markets in Yiwu

Chinese manufacturing has dominated over the rest of the world for decades. Therefore, China is known as the world’s factory. The largest wholesale market is located in China. It is in Yiwu, a county-level city near Hangzhou. Yiwu’s wholesale markets are packed with products. Below are the wholesale markets in Yiwu, what they offer, and how to get to Yiwu.

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Chinese New Year and import from China – how to prepare?

It is never too early to start preparing for the Chinese New Year. Although it is celebrated mostly in Asian countries, importers feel its impact on global trade each year. Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the only opportunity for many Chinese workers to return home and reunite with their families. Mass migrations cause many hindrances, such as the temporary shutdown of factories, transport delays, etc. See what you need to prepare so that the Chinese New Year does not surprise you when you import from China.

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Alibaba payment methods

Alibaba is a directory of suppliers, an online platform created to search factories and trading companies in China and other countries around the world. The site has also become one of the largest Chinese financial companies through the Alipay payment system. Due to the huge number of customers, Alibaba offers a wide range of payment methods, from credit cards to PayPal and letter of credit. If the seller does not ship the products within the agreed time or fails to meet all quality requirements, Alibaba Trade Assurance allows the buyer to apply for a refund.

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How‌ ‌to‌ ‌buy‌ ‌on‌ ‌AliExpress?‌

‌The‌ ‌number‌ ‌of European customers‌ ‌on‌ Chinese‌ ‌AliExpress‌ ‌is‌ ‌‌growing continuously‌.‌ ‌That’s why we would like to introduce you to how to do your shopping on AliExpress safely and where to put your attention not to be deceived. ‌Unlike‌ ‌the‌ ‌Alibaba.com‌ ‌website,‌ ‌which‌ ‌is‌ ‌directed‌ ‌mainly‌ ‌to‌ ‌importers,‌ ‌trading‌ ‌companies‌, and‌ ‌wholesalers,‌ on ‌AliExpress,‌ ‌there are no stereotypical‌ ‌Chinese‌ ‌frauds‌ ‌like ‌changing‌ ‌a‌ ‌bank‌ ‌account number‌ ‌or‌ ‌a‌ ‌non-existent‌ ‌company‌ ‌in‌ ‌China.‌ ‌However,‌ ‌this‌ ‌does‌ ‌not‌ ‌mean‌ ‌that‌ ‌buying‌ ‌through‌ ‌AliExpress‌ ‌is‌ ‌completely‌ ‌safe.‌ ‌

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