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Prevent Fraud in China: Guidelines and Recommendations

2022-11-18T18:54:36+00:00 November 21st, 2022|

China has long been one of the countries with the greatest progress in international trade. There are many companies that operate there or that carry out transactions or imports. But no matter how many controls exist, there are still many companies subject to scams and bad practices. How to avoid fraud in China? What is the best way to do business safely? At IBMH we offer you relevant information and recommendations to prevent and avoid fraud in China. […]

AQL sampling. What it is and why it is important for hardware importers

2022-10-09T11:35:07+00:00 October 14th, 2022|

When importing hardware from China, it is necessary to have the right suppliers, agree on the corresponding price and detail the processes of customs controls. But not less important are quality controls. How do you set the maximum number of defects that can be allowed in a shipment? AQL sampling establishes the quality of hardware and accessories, which is why it is so important for importing companies. […]

What documentation should you demand from your Chinese suppliers to ensure the success of your imports?

2022-08-30T17:42:56+00:00 September 14th, 2022|

It is not a matter of asking our Chinese suppliers the more papers the better. But those documents that assure us that the operation will be carried out with the greatest guarantees. There is specific documentation that must be required of Chinese suppliers and that will ensure the success of imports. Take good note! […]

How to get your hardware imports from China on time

2022-07-18T14:53:33+00:00 August 2nd, 2022|

Situations such as national holidays or inconveniences at customs can lead to delays in shipments. But this is not the only thing to keep in mind when it comes to getting China’s hardware imports on time. Supplier selection and quality controls, among other things, are important aspects that cannot be overlooked. Let’s analyze it in detail! […]

FOB, CIF or EXW: Which incoterms are best suited to import furniture hardware from China?

2022-07-07T18:11:51+00:00 June 18th, 2022|

Created in 1936 by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), incoterms (International Commercial Terms) are rules that regulate international trade whose main objective is to guarantee good commercial practices between different countries. Today there are 11 incoterms in force to import from China. Three of them: FOB, CIF and EXW are the most recommended to do business with the Asian giant. […]

Things to consider to properly define your hardware import strategy

2020-10-08T12:04:06+00:00 October 15th, 2020|

Correctly defining a hardware import strategy means considering all factors such as the country from which to import, costs or suppliers, and it also means including that strategy within the overall planning of the company. Potential challenges such as delivery times and international trade standards should be taken into account as an additional point. Our post today is going to be very useful to you! […]

Rainy season: Don’t let the monsoon in China interfere with your orders

2020-02-14T09:29:44+00:00 February 14th, 2020|

If you look at the definition, monsoon means a seasonal change in the direction of the wind. This is what causes heavy rain in many regions. What might this mean for your hardware company’s business dealings in China? Well, without proper planning, you will have problems with delayed orders. Today at IBMH, we’ll tell you about the monsoon in China and the areas that are affected by it. […]

Why samples in furniture hardware imports from China are so important

2019-12-16T11:33:12+00:00 December 11th, 2019|

When you import a product from China, you are looking for quality and the best service. That’s why samples in furniture hardware imports from China are so important. At IBMH, we know that working with suppliers who meet certain requirements is a key factor in ensuring your business thrives. Furthermore, you must take into account the relevant quality controls. Learn how we at IBMH work with each and every one of our clients. […]

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