Operating as a Hong Kong company has a lot of advantages for people operating a business in China. It has a lot of advantages for people operating a business period but really as I am operating my business from China I will only talk about the specific benefits for someone like me. Continue reading →
So the first block of Canton Fair is out of the way and for those of you who didn’t get chance to visit I thought I would throw up some nice items I have come across while at the first 2 phases of this 2013 winter trade show.
I’m 28 and for the past 10 years I guess I could be described as someone burning the candle at both ends. A phrase that is perhaps a close second place to my Mum’s number one favorite “Your working yourself to death”
This is a short introduction to a friend of mine who, having been in china only 2 years, is making a real name for himself in the mobile phone market. From the country of Lebanon please say hello to Bilal Hindi.
I hope this little article gives you guys some inspiration and a real insight as to just what is possible from China. Continue reading →
“How much money can I make importing from China?” This is pretty much the definition of an opened ended question. Perhaps a 21st century tribute to How long is a piece of string? Never the less its what I’m asked on a daily basis as more and more people become infatuated with the idea of making money from the far east. Continue reading →
In perhaps the most yawn inspiring post I have ever written I thought I would let you take a look at the fine art of shipping by air – China style.
While this may sound like a mundane and secondary element of importing you would be wrong to think so. Anything that can eat into your profits should always be at the forefront of your mind. Continue reading →
I’m sure a lot of you guys who come across my blog are searching online for intuitive posts on how to make thousands of pounds or (Chinese RMB) in one day? That’s what we are all using Google for right?
It’s important to remember that while you’re looking for these answers you also look out for how to avoid losing the same amount of money. Continue reading →
My little brother Leo visited me recently for a month and he just flew back home to the UK last weekend.
It was great having him over as he kicked off his summer break from university and it gave me a chance to have a little down time and do a few touristy things while exploring my surroundings properly. Continue reading →
This has got to be perhaps the biggest crux of importing from China. Ensuring that the goods you buy are up to the market standards you require. On paper it sounds easy but in practice it’s a little more complicated. I guess this is why goods from China and Asia as a whole seem to get a bit of a bad reputation. Continue reading →
I have wanted to visit Canton Fair for about 4 years now, I was put off by two things in the past that had I known what I know now, would not have been an issue. Number one being getting a visa and number two being getting from Hong Kong airport to the Fair. I almost came here to the Fair in 2008 and I was trying to organise the trip through a Chinese agent. Continue reading →
Well, been here a week now and got a lot done. Visited trade areas and factories, moved into a sick apartment, worked hard and partied hard but most important of all seen some cool stuff and met some cool people, every week I will throw up a few photos of weird and wonderful china. Enjoy. Continue reading →