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Less than 40% of goods sold online in China are authentic!

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Alibaba is in the news again for the wrong reasons.

According to this China Daily article, an inspection by the Chinese government carried out between August and October showed the following:

less than 40 percent of goods from Taobao (owned by Alibaba) that were tested were authentic. This compared with

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Chinese don’t trust Made-in-China, why would you?

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Is China cleaning up the fake products?

China Daily reports that 76% of China’s luxury consumption happens overseas. Even more telling is that while overall luxury consumption is down, the portion of overseas consumption has actually increased:

 

Chinese people’s domestic consumption of luxury goods was 25 billion US dollars in 2014, down

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Affordable QC Strategies that Work! Video Tutorial

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How to control quality in China? A video tutorial by Mike Bellamy

QC strategies for international buyers: As presented at Global Sources’ China Sourcing Fairs in Hong Kong (Oct 2014) and Johannesburg (Nov 2014)

China Sourcing Expert Mike Bellamy offers practical and affordable supply chain management strategies that buyers both large and small can easily implement and improve their business performance saving time, money and headaches.

Exclusive Video Tutoral: China Sourcing/ Project Management

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How to manage China sourcing projects? Project Management Tips from the Expert

“How to manage China sourcing projects”: A project management tutorial as presented at Global Sources’ China Sourcing Fairs in Hong Kong (Oct 2014) and Johannesburg (Nov 2014) by sourcing expert Mike Bellamy.

How to budget for factory direct sourcing projects

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Know your all in costs! Learn how to budget for factory direct sourcing.

As presented at Global Sources’ China Sourcing Fairs in Hong Kong (Oct 2014) and Johannesburg (Nov 2014)

Tips for making the most of a visit to a sourcing fair or trade show

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How to make the most of a China trade show

Exclusive video as presented at Global Sources’ China Sourcing Fairs in Hong Kong (Oct 2014) and Johannesburg (Nov 2014)

Sourcing expert Mike Bellamy offers practical and affordable supply chain management strategies that buyers both large and small can easily implement and improve their business performance saving time, money and headaches.

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