By Mike Genung

The appreciation of the Yuan against the dollar has been accelerating again; as of today it’s up to 6.267 to 1. Last July it was up around 6.38 to 1. I can’t…

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By Mike Genung

Since April, the mgtrading.com website has been going through a significant upgrade and I haven’t posted here on the China Blog. The upgrade is finished now – take a look if you…

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By Mike Genung

China’s 1st quarter GDP came out, at an 8.1% growth rate.The experts are calling 8.1% “moderating,” meaning that China’s economy is hitting the brakes. If the U.S. had an 8.1% growth rate,…

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By Mike Genung

On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a measure giving the Commerce Department power to penalize China and other state-dominated economies with higher import duties if they subsidize exports. The Senate approved the…

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By Mike Genung

Recently, a new customer came to us with a custom product that was not being made in China. Our partner company in China went to a number of Chinese factories with no success. One…

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By Mike Genung

In 1986, when I first started travelling to China, I met a man named Huang He (pronounced Huang Her) in Qingdao. Huang He’s name is translated “Yellow River,” named after one of…

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By Mike Genung

If you’re interested in working as an independent sales rep to sell for us, please let me know. We’re always on the look out for manufacturer’s reps.

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By Mike Genung

From the reports we’re reading, as long as Europe doesn’t implode, it looks like 2012 could be a good year. We’re looking for ways to add to the services we offer you….

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By Mike Genung

In 1979, China set a one child per family policy in place to put the brakes on population growth of their 1.3+ billion person country. Now Beijing is allowing couples to have…

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