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Covid-19 – What it Means For Manufacturing in China – Sourci Australia Update

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Hey World, Things are a little bit uncertain right? You might be wondering, what does this mean for manufacturing in China, in Asia, for the Australian economy? Well first and foremost, we at Sourci want to say that we wish the Australian & New Zealand people a world of good health, safety, and comfort whilst[...]
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Sourci’s Guide to Importing from China to Australia

The Sourci team are using their resources and years of experience to give a crash course and some advice for people and businesses importing from China to Australia.   Importing From China to Australia – A Snapshot   Australia and China have a long-standing export and import relationship, China has been a big purchaser of[...]
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What’s an MOQ and why is it important?

It’s really common for first-time importers to be a little shocked when finding out the Minimum Ordering Quantity (MOQs) of their products after making a few inquiries with international manufacturers online. You will find that just about all categories and industries have reasonably high MOQs that often make it difficult to get into as a[...]
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How to find the best PRICED manufacturers across China, Vietnam & so on!

Are you launching a new business? Perhaps your established company is preparing to find a new overseas manufacturer? Maybe your existing supplier is causing you grief, or you’re simply paying far too high a price for your goods. Well whatever the case, you’re here because you want to find the ‘cream of the crop’ as[...]
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Why You Will Never Find the Best Manufacturers on Alibaba

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When it comes to sourcing products and materials from China, many people look to Alibaba, the world’s largest B2B marketplace. There are lots of products to choose from, ranging from consumers goods, materials and everything in between. The thing is, would you trust the same marketplace, where someone can source replicated high-end consumer goods such[...]
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From Made in China to Made in Southeast Asia — Why Are Companies Moving?

The next AirPods you buy for your iPhone won’t likely have the label ‘Made in China’ on the packaging. Ever since the trade war began, tariffs on various products like handbags and electronics have risen. The rising costs for labor in China are influencing businesses to consider other alternatives, and this leads to companies moving[...]
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Why Does Apple Manufacture in China?

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If you take a look at the back of your iPhone, iPad, or any Apple product you have, you’ll see ‘Assembled in China’. Many people wonder why Apple has chosen to outsource all of its production overseas, specifically to China. Many believe Apple are just out to make tons of money and that’s the sole[...]
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FREE Sourcing Cheat Sheet

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Sourcing for products overseas has been one of the go-to moves for most young entrepreneurs today. Products abroad are comparatively cheaper than the ones from the home base. Reduced costs of labor and materials make up this benefit. This statement especially holds true when sourcing from the East; more specifically, in China. For years now,[...]
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