By Mike Genung
Dec 07, 2011

The December Newsletter is now out at: https://www.mgtrading.com/Newsletter-December-2011-China-Business.htm. Here’s the main article: Going Door to Door In the past we’ve provided our quotes CIF (cost, insurance and freight) to the major customs…

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By Mike Genung
Nov 30, 2011

I can never encourage a client with a new product enough to prototype their product. Without a prototype that’s been tested, you won’t know if your product will function as it should….

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By Mike Genung
Nov 29, 2011

I’m a bit of an economic information junkie, and found this tidbit interesting. Following are the Debt to GDP ratio of some of the major industrial nations (source: US News). Japan’s is…

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By Mike Genung
Nov 23, 2011

We have so much to be thankful for, don’t we? We live in a country with incredible freedom and opportunities. Food on the table. Family. God’s provisions are seen throughout each day….

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By Mike Genung
Nov 23, 2011

We received an order from a new customer today for a custom product. He had been paying nearly 10 times the price in the U.S. that we quoted him from China, packaging…

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By Mike Genung
Nov 21, 2011

When buying from China, we must always keep production times, transit time, and their holidays in mind. (We keep you up to date on all upcoming Chinese holidays in our newsletters; sign…

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By Mike Genung
Nov 18, 2011

From the 3rd week of January through the 3rd week of February, China manufacturers will be shut down for their Chinese New Year holiday. While some might open earlier, many won’t have…

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By Mike Genung
Nov 16, 2011

Our November newsletter is out. The main article is on how to increase productivity and spark creativity – from a different perspective than you might expect. You can read the November newsletter…

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By Mike Genung
Nov 15, 2011

Yesterday we kicked off the Global Trade Blog – Welcome! I will be posting on a weekly basis on topics that affect your business as relates to sourcing product from China, including…

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