By Mike Genung
Dec 23, 2011

On December 15, Reuters posted an article with statistics showing that U.S. manufacturing activity was up: “The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank said its index of business conditions rose to its highest since…

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By Mike Genung
Dec 22, 2011

Last week, Donald Trump sent an open letter to Obama, ranting about a new tariff the Chinese government placed on US made autos, and how the Obama administration is allowing China to…

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By Mike Genung
Dec 17, 2011

The Associated Press reported that China is now hitting US auto manufacturing companies with tariffs from 2 – 21% on autos made with engines larger than 2.5 liters. General Motors Co., Chrysler…

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By Mike Genung
Dec 15, 2011

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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By Mike Genung
Dec 13, 2011

Earlier this year, we were contacted by a U.S. company who had been searching unsuccessfully for a unique product in China. This item, made from plastic, requires custom machinery to produce; finding…

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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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