By Mike Genung

This is the last full week of work before Chinese factories shut down for the Chinese New Year Holiday. Factories are now in full swing making last minute orders that must ship this…

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By Mike Genung

A friend recently asked me “what will happen to your business if Mitt Romney is elected as president?” My reply: “nothing.” Mitt has followed in the footsteps of every presidential contender since…

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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

I receive calls from customers who’ve tried to buy from China on their own, have been burned, and want to know if we can help them sort out the mess. I usually…

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By Mike Genung

In May I visited China. One hot, humid afternoon, after having lunch, I spied a cage across the alley from the restaurant that appeared to have a snake. As I approached the…

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By Mike Genung

We work with several factories that produce top quality wood pens. They make pens from rosewood, walnut, maple, bamboo, and bi-wood (a combination of maple and rosewood). Their production capacities are huge,…

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By Mike Genung

In the years since the global economic collapse of 2008, China has been steadily making yuan trade agreement with other countries. So far China has signed trade agreements with more than 17…

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