By Mike Genung
Jan 10, 2018

This post will give you a feel for what will be happening from now until early March in regard to manufacturing in China, and the Chinese New Year schedule.

In the Chinese zodiac, 2018 is the Year of the Dog. The Chinese New Year is the biggest holiday in Asian countries, with companies taking anywhere from two to four weeks of

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By Mike Genung
Apr 05, 2017

It is no secret that China has become an extremely important trading partner for the United States. Indeed, the International Trade Association (ITA) reports that the U.S. imports nearly twice as much…

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By Kelly Leggett
Aug 30, 2016

  The term Golden Week refers to two week-long holidays in China. The first Golden Week is linked to the Chinese New Year in January or February with the date changing each…

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By Kelly Leggett
Jul 20, 2016

Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge This month marks the opening of highest and longest glass bridge in the world at 430 meters long (1,410 feet) and 300 meters high (984 feet) in…

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By Mike Genung
Jan 05, 2016

Happy (Calendar) New Year! I’m looking forward to the blessing of another year… as time goes on I appreciate the opportunity even more to be productive and do the work I enjoy,…

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By Mike Genung
Jul 20, 2015

The presidential campaign is well under way, and as usual, China bashing is back. One candidate in particular has gone on the record about “standing up to China for stealing our jobs.”…

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By Mike Genung
May 11, 2015

Last year during a visit to Qingdao, China, we stopped off at a street fair to look around. A couple of guys were selling liquid in the large jugs you see in…

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