For the last few years, there has been an extensive exchange about labour shortages in China, primarily relating to east coast economic provinces where there is a sustained production demand but where migrant workers look for work closer to home several hundred kilometres from the manufacturing unit.
August marks my 15th year in China bar several months spent on short term contracts in the UK, the US and Indonesia. Entering Hongqiao Airport, August 2002, the only airport in Shanghai at the time after relocating from HoChiMinh City. I was collected and shuttled 3 hours west to Changzhou where along the way, the car broke down mid distance. Since then much has changed.
Chinese over the past several years have kept the global consumption of luxury goods at record high levels. Chinese been the primary force behind the growth of the luxury market, but recently this increase has been in decline.
To be or not to be an open market, that is the question? Why were Apple’s movie and book services closed in China week ending 22nd April 2016?
Last week saw Apples Movie and Book online services closed in China, reportedly by the SAPPRFT Chinese content regulator one week after Apples Hong Kong iTunes Service was due to release a controversial Hong Kong film censored in China.
Is this Chinese Vendor a Trading Company or Factory…they say they have 50 Workers? Basic guidelines to sourcing a new sewing vendors from a Canton Fair.
Attending the Canton Fair to source new vendors capable of delivering brand innovation and competitive pricing is a time-consuming task, but one that may be necessary to build a robust supplier matrix.
ChAFTA free trade agreement was signed between Australia and China on the 20th December making way for duty free bilateral trade between both countries