Considering the questions we receive from SME’s doing business in China we have a look about what usually SME’s do not take in account when buying in China.
If you have to buy or produce small quantity orders in China, likely you will work with small factories, some of them very small and these small factories anything can happen, so it is important to know who they are.
When manufacturing or procurement is outsourced in China, lead time includes more than assembling, packaging and shipping. Clarifying the different phases could provide some help. A clear perspective will contribute to avoid significant delays.