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What it means to have a COVID-Proof International Supply Chain in 2020

Are you left wondering how you’re going to successfully establish (and then manage) a thriving international supply chain throughout 2020 ? Wow… Hasn’t it been a year of harsh blows to the Australian economy… It hasn’t been easy for anyone. One less thing that you’ll need to worry about is how you are going to[...]
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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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How NOT to find the best manufacturers for your new business – Alibaba

Why Alibaba might just be a giant waste of time for your new ecommerce business… If you’ve spent any time on the website at all, then great- you will know exactly what we’re talking about! We’re not going to go into detail about the usability, the clunky system and programming behind the platform itself, or[...]
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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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