By Mike Genung
Aug 06, 2012

In 1949, Mao Zedong and the communist took over China. Not long after, the U.S. government severed all ties with the China, which meant no importing from their nation. 23 years later,…

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By Mike Genung
Jul 19, 2012

Recently, our president said that “If you’ve got a business, you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.” The insinuation was that the government was “responsible” for the success of businesses…

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By Mike Genung
Jul 16, 2012

By Zhizhou Zhu When I first came to America, John, a nice gentleman who was about 60ish picked me and my friend up from the airport. My friend and I felt quite…

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By Mike Genung
Apr 20, 2012

China recently announced that they would allow the Yuan’s trading band to increase from .5% to 1%. This means that the Yuan can fluctuate as much as 1% in any one day…

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By Mike Genung
Apr 12, 2012

The April Newsletter is up; you can read it here Here’s an excerpt: Of Beads and Streams Imagine: you get a quote from a Chinese manufacturer and place a P.O. Everything is…

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By Mike Genung
Mar 14, 2012

If your product is not one that can be patented, you still have several options in the form of trademarks to help protect your investment. You can: Trademark the name of your…

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By Mike Genung
Mar 06, 2012

The March newsletter is up. You can read it here. The main topic for this month’s newsletter is… The New China Blog. One thing to note is that the exchange rate actually…

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By Mike Genung
Feb 25, 2012

This week, I received a call from a customer who had tried to find a source on a large, well known, Chinese E-commerce website. This site has thousands if not tens of thousands of…

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