QUALITY INSPECTION IN CHINA

Why you need a quality inspection in China? When using Chinese manufacturers, it is in your best interest that you are sure that you are satisfied with the product or products you paid for. One way to assure quality is to make random inspections on the assembly line. Some benefits of conducting Quality inspection in China include: Ensuring the final product’s quality is satisfactory. Finding unavoidable flaws with the process of production and identifying … [Read more...]

QUALITY CONTROL IN CHINA

Quality Consistency and Business Success When foreign companies and cooperation projects first began doing business in China, quality took on a new importance. This new standard in quality prompted the implementation of organized and professional quality control. In order to have your product meet your set requirements and expectations, you will want to consider a quality consistency inspection. Quality control in China to ensure consistency Once western investors … [Read more...]

DOING BUSINESS IN CHINA WITH CHINESE GUANXI

The Importance of Relationships When Doing Business in China Chinese Guanxi at a glance Guanxi can be confusing to someone who is not Chinese or hasn’t studied Chinese culture. When translated in English, guanxi literally means relationships. Chinese culture has deep and ancient roots that continue to influence modern Chinese society. At the heart of guanxi are cooperational values, community and the maintenance of mutual trust. It accentuates the spirit of community and … [Read more...]

WHY COMMUNIST IDEOLOGY AFFECTS BUSINESS IN CHINA

Business in China and Chairman Mao Chinese culture has very ancient roots, so it is no surprise that the way business is handled follows cultural conventions as well. The blending of culture and business often takes western businessmen by surprise. Communist ideology, introduced in 1949 by chairman Mao Zedong, is still part of the culture and influences business in some respects. Although, there have been economic reforms that have aided China in becoming one of the … [Read more...]

CONFUCIANISM IN THE CHINESE CULTURE

Confucianism and Chinese Culture: A Fusion of Mental Strength and Sensitive Vitality It’s not unusual for international business alliances to experience a cultural clash. Confucianism, western ideologies and Chinese culture don’t generally meld seamlessly, which is why a deft hand and an understanding mind is essential to a successful cross-cultural business relationship. Confucianism in the Chinese Culture Confucian philosophy is deeply ingrained in Chinese … [Read more...]

PROPER INDUSTRY ANALYSIS BEFORE ENTERING CHINA MARKET

Industry Analysis in China Systematically conducting industry trends research will give you great insight into a consumer market’s inclinations. A trend can be defined as a definitive path that is innately general or common. Because trends vary as time passes, cultures evolve and current events happen, it is safe to equate the term with change. For the purposes of business practices discussed in this article, trends refer to industry trends. Studying industry trends is … [Read more...]

HOW TO REACH CHINESE CONSUMERS

How to Communicate Smarter with Market Research and Business Intelligence Tools Get to know Chinese demographics, buyers and industries in order to better understand China’s market research. Let’s look at what exactly market research can tell us. It carefully and systematically analyzes markets, means of distribution, efficacy of advertising, consumer behaviour, high demand products and more through a combination of scientific methodology and social science … [Read more...]

SOURCING FROM CHINA

Product Sourcing from China: How International Merchants Make it Work in China A characteristic of the Chinese economy has been a strategic method to exporting manufactured products to the world market. China has an extensive and inexpensive workforce. Products are made in large quantities and then exported at a practical price. This is the reason why millions of goods are being exported from China to almost every country in the world. The country has rapidly become the world’s … [Read more...]

CHINESE BUSINESS ETIQUETTES PART 2 CONFUCIUS

MORE ABOUT CHINESE BUSINESS ETIQUETTES Proper Understanding of Chinese Behavioral Patterns The Western business professionals must fully aware themselves about the behavioral patterns of Chinese people, so that they do not have to come across any embarrassing situations or have to go through an alien like feeling.   Let’s have a look at some of the major behavioral aspects Chinese are so proud of. Ethical Foundation of Confucianism Confucianism is … [Read more...]

CHINESE BUSINESS ETIQUETTES PART 1

Understanding Chinese Business Etiquettes You must be well informed about the Chinese business etiquettes before packing your luggage for this purpose. In this context, some important manners are explained below: 1. Greetings in China: To make a business successful in China, one should learn some of the regional languages like “ni hao” (Hello), “nali” (Where), “xièxie” (Thanks) and other words so that the words can please the … [Read more...]