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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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What do Trump’s Steel Tariffs Mean for Australia?

Australia has an established relationship with the United States. But on the other hand, China is Australia’s top trade partner. Our economy greatly depends on both countries.  All this talk of a potential trade war could have Australia in-between two allies. But are Trump’s steel tariffs really a big concern for Australia? What will happen?[...]
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Why We No Longer Fear ‘Made in China’

For many, ‘Made in China’ is the same as cheap and lousy. It’s become a stereotype. However, this was not always the case. In the past, people viewed Chinese products positively. Products like tea and furniture were considered unique. It was high-quality and offered cultural value. But when China started to mass-produce for so many[...]
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How the Canton Fair Changed Global Trading

Since its inception in 1957, the Canton Fair has long been a symbol of the strength of China in producing commodities. The fair boasts of thousands of exhibitors, nearly 25,000 to be precise, consisting of various kinds of enterprises as well as scientific research institutions and foreign trade companies. All these add up to a[...]
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