El próximo 1 de Enero del 2020, entrarán en vigor los nuevos tipos de Incoterms 2020. Las novedades y diferencias respecto a los Incoterms 2010.
In electric motors manufacturing has developed from industry based in intensive labor work into an industry based in a mix of manual and automatic process, something that makes Chinese motors very competitive in cost and also that their quality equals the quality of western countries suppliers.
Llevamos años trabajando en este sector, y en ese tiempo hemos visto de todo, internet aparentemente abre las puertas de las fábricas de cualquier producto a todo el mundo. Aparentemente.
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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 a supply contract is prepared with a Chinese company, there is an important question: is that contract going to be enforceable in China in case of breach? In the case that there is a claim against the Chinese company there some requirements that shall be complied.
In our daily work we have to estimate transit time for our orders from China to our customer’s warehouse, we count this time since production is finished until it reach customer.
‘Guanxi’ is the word used in China to name the influential contacts and that is often misunderstood by foreigners.
The global kitchenware industry feeds on the contribution of Chinese suppliers that, over the past 15 years, have developed a huge productive capacity and quality. The vast majority of the brands that consumers find in the market are Western brands but their production is in the hands of Chinese suppliers.
Regarding the outsourcing of purchases and manufacturing to China it is sometimes heard that the use of a company that facilitates this job adds a cost to the product’s price, and it would be cheaper to do it directly from the company. Obviously to do so directly is an option, the fact that it is cheaper is, as always, debatable.