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Chinese New Year & Productions

During national holidays, most Chinese factories still have some operations though during the Chinese New Year, all factories will be completely closed. This usually is a one week national holiday based on the lunar calendar, meaning it won’t be on the same date every year. The actual effect it has [...]

2019-01-29T12:34:48+00:00 January 29th, 2019|

Chinese Product Safety

A common concern of importing products from China is Chinese product safety. Yet a rather uncommonly known aspect is that consumer/product safety is a very big deal for the Chinese domestic market. On March 15th is the annual World Consumer Rights Day which is a very important date and even [...]

2018-11-14T17:26:14+00:00 November 12th, 2018|

Made in China – An Overview

What goods are made in China? In 2014, 23% of all goods in the United States were made in China. It is very likely that you own something that was made in China. In fact a large variety of products are still manufactured in China, such as the following sectors: Agriculture/Food [...]

2018-11-14T18:06:54+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|

NDA in China

At Our Man in Beijing, we set up an NDA with every supplier before forwarding our client’s intellectual property. Our non-disclosure agreements for potential suppliers are bilingual (Chinese & English) and we double-check that each supplier signs and stamps the document with the government issues Chinese company chop. To briefly [...]

2018-11-14T17:26:40+00:00 September 19th, 2018|

Chinese Payment Terms

How do I pay my Chinese Supplier? Money is easily transferred by your bank to a foreign account, usually this includes some sort of a transaction fee. This applies to any transaction that you will make to your selected Chinese supplier(s). Before you make a transaction to a factory, you [...]

2018-11-14T17:26:56+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|

Producing in China

3 Key-Aspects to consider when producing in China: Oversea productions are tricky, especially if you cannot easily contact and visit the factory when necessary. The same principle applies when you are producing in China. Apart from quality control, supplier management and global shipping,  there are 3 aspects to consider when [...]

2018-11-14T17:27:07+00:00 July 18th, 2018|

Problem Solving with Chinese Suppliers

At OMiBJ, we thrive for mutually beneficial business relationships between our clients and our Chinese suppliers. We elevate your business goals by selecting the best possible supplier, maintaining regular communication and supervision. As with doing business anywhere, there are occasional miscommunications and in worse situations even disputes with your business [...]

2018-11-14T17:27:23+00:00 June 20th, 2018|

Plastic Injection

What is plastic injection? Plastic injection or injection moulding is a fabrication process by injecting a molten material, in this case plastic, into a mould. It is used to produce many different products such as automotive parts, toys, small tables, one piece chairs, bottle caps, packaging, containers and most other [...]

2018-11-13T14:01:11+00:00 February 10th, 2018|

Developing New Products with Chinese Suppliers

At OMIBJ we frequently assist our clients with developing new products in China. Apart from the legal framework necessary (such as NDA’s with suppliers), it is essential that the supplier and the client are on the same page. Our clients need to understand supplier’s capacity and ability.  Vice versa, the [...]

2018-11-14T17:28:10+00:00 January 15th, 2018|