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How To Set Up an Online Store in China – Tips

Online Store in China – E-Commerce General Overview  How to set up an online store in China – China has now become the largest internet market in the world with more than 800 million internet users and a population penetration rate of 64%. As a result, it has overtaken the US to become the world’s […]

Selling to Australia – Tips and Background

Selling to Australia – Tips and Background Selling to Australia – Tips and Background – Australia is a stable economy in Oceania and is the 13th largest economy in the world. It is ranked as a high performing GDP economy (source Statistics Times). Australia has an established governmental system, with a strong rule of law […]

China Trademark Services

China Trademark Registration

China Trade Mark Service – Intellectual Property Protection China Trademark – Intellectual property rights infringement is common in China.  Registering your intellectual property and Trademark is essential.  The registration process for a trademark application in China can take up to 18 months. Products can only be protected once the application process has been completed.  Companies […]

Asia Inspections

Asia Inspections – Over the past 25 years Asia has steadily been positioning itself to become the production powerhouse of the World.  In 2017 Asia had nine countries in a list of the World’s Top 25 Exporting Countries. Surprisingly in 2017 Asia also had nine countries listed in the World’s Top 25 Importing Countries. Since […]

Avoid Trade Issues with China

How to avoid Trade Issues with China during its New Year Holidays

How to avoid trade issues with China during its New Year Celebrations –The year of the dog (2018) is coming to a close and 2019 will ring in the year of the Pig. For most companies who are selling into or buying from China this time of year can bring a lot of stress across […]

Selling to Taiwan – Overview and Tips

Selling to Taiwan – Overview Selling to Taiwan – Taiwan also known as Taipei or the Republic of China (ROC) is highly developed economy which is strategically located in the Asia Pacific region. It is a well-regulated market with strong IP protection. Taiwan is a stable economy in Asia and in 2017 it was ranked […]

China Sales Strategy & Tips to Sell into China

China Sales Strategy & Tips for Companies selling into China China Sales Strategy – China is becoming part of every company’s international sales strategy.  Over my 15 years of working with companies in China, I have found it very intriguing to see the pendulum swing from foreign companies wanting to source from China to now […]

Selling to India – Overview & Tips

Selling to India – Overview Selling to India – In 2020 India’s GDP is forecasted to be similar to the combined GDP of France, Germany & the UK (source Euromonitor International ).  According to a PWC report India is forecasted to overtake the USA and become the 2nd largest trading nation in the world by 2050 (source […]

Exporting to Nigeria – Useful Background Information

Exporting to Nigeria – Overview Exporting to Nigeria – Nigeria is the largest market and biggest oil producer in Africa. Oil accounts for 90% of Nigeria’s export revenues. More than 110 million Nigerians live below the poverty line. Nigeria plays an important leadership role in both West Africa and on the African continent. Nigeria is […]

Doing business in Thailand? Exporting To Thailand Tips

Exporting to Thailand – Overview Exporting to Thailand – Thailand is the second largest economy in the ASEAN trade block. Thailand is an export-dependent economy; it exported a total of $236 billion in 2017. It’s top ten export items were machinery including computers (17%), electrical equipment (14.4%), vehicles (12.1%), rubber (6.9%), gems (5.4%), plastics (5.4%), […]