The Ultimate Guide to Trade Fairs in China with a Focus on Canton Fair – Free e-Book Tools, Tips & Strategies to get the most out of your Canton Fair Visit

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Well it’s finally here. It took me a lot longer than I anticipated but I am glad its done. Yet another session of The Canton Fair started today and to celebrate that I am launching our free eBook on “The Ultimate Guide to Trade Fairs in China”

Click here to download “The Ultimate Guide to Trade Fairs in China With a Focus on the Canton Fair”.

This 130+ Page eBook is designed to help you decide if Canton Fair is right for you and help you prepare and plan for it so that you can maximize your return from a visit to the Canton Fair.

This eBook addresses a lot of the questions that I get via email from clients and visitors to the blog and our website.

Most of these inquiries relate to the same key issues: travelling to the fair, hotels, food, tips on finding the right suppliers, shortlisting suppliers at the fair, etc.

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How to Spot genuine Manufacturers at a China Sourcing Fair 5 Tips to Differentiate traders from manufacturers at China Sourcing Fairs

China Import and Export Fair -by Taro Taylor from Sydney, Australia

China Import and Export Fair -by Taro Taylor from Sydney, Australia

As the spring edition of the 2015 Canton Fair is on at the moment, we have a lot of existing & new clients visiting our office, when they find some time-off from the Canton Fair or for free consultations that we offer at this time. Every year during these meetings, one of the questions that many importers, especially new importers tend to ask, goes something like this:

“I have heard there are lots of trading companies at the Canton Fair, how do I ensure I am dealing with genuine manufacturers only.”

This question stems from the belief that it is better to deal with manufacturers than traders. This is true in many cases, however under many circumstances it is better to deal with traders than manufacturers but that’s a whole post in itself so I will leave that for another day.

With the help of this post however, I would like to share some pointers an importer can use to differentiate between manufacturers & traders at most Chinese sourcing fairs & not just the Canton Fair. But before you book your China ticket, you may want to make sure if Canton Fair is right for you.

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Is it worth spending money on a trip to Canton Fair? Ask yourself these 4 Questions to decide if Canton Fair is Right for you

Canton Fair Complex

Canton Fair is just around the corner once again & I thought it would be a great time to answer a question that I often get from existing & potential clients, i.e. whether or not a trip to the Canton fair is worth their time. 

Many of these are clients have been importing from China for a few years now & started with a specific product in mind and then sourced using a sourcing company like ours or via one of the B2B Platforms (& then eventually came to us). Other are new importers looking to take the plunge but weighing their options.

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