Chinese New Year 2022: the year of the Water Tiger

According to the Chinese Horoscope, each lunar year corresponds to an animal. The order would be: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. Each of these 12 animals is associated with one of the 5 elements: metal, wood, water, fire and earth. The Chinese New Year 2022 arrives and with it the year of the Water Tiger. What are the characteristics of this powerful animal? What do these holidays mean for China? And how does it affect production?

Chinese New Year 2022: When does the year of the Water Tiger begin?

On Tuesday, February 1, the Chinese New Year 2022 begins, which will end on January 21, 2023. Thus, following the correlation of years for this animal: 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010 and 2022.

The eastern holiday of new year, along with the arrival of spring, is one of the most notable. Family meetings, traditions, parades, dances… And other events with which you say goodbye to one stage while welcoming the next one.

How is the Water Tiger, meaning of this animal

Known for its strength and power, the Water Tiger is also a symbol of the end of evil, as well as courage and wisdom. So much so that the figure of this animal is used in many regions as a good luck charm.

According to the predictions that citizens themselves make, the Chinese New Year 2022 will be, in general, a good year. Although it is foreseeable, due to its water element, that it will be also abundant in rains.

And what other elements of good luck stand out?

The Water Tiger as a symbol of good luck. The red color that never leaves the houses and, specifically during this lunar cycle, the following colors as an amulet: mint green, blue, fire red and imperial yellow. Together with the elements of wood and water, they will become talismans to include in homes and workplaces.

During the festivities of the Chinese New Year 2022 it is also customary to place on the doors images of the gods to achieve health, longevity, and peace. Along with the New Year’s paintings (natural elements such as flowers and birds) they decorate the houses and create a cheerful and prosperous atmosphere.

 How Chinese New Year 2022 affects hardware production and how we can help you from IBMH

At IBMH we will become your best ally to prevent the typical Chinese New Year 2022 holidays from making a dent in your hardware imports. And, as you may have already imagined, more than one supplier interrupt production from a few weeks before the end of the year arrives. Applications are delayed. So do purchase orders. Not to mention the few personnel left in ports and customs.

Nothing to worry about if you have the IBMH team. Work with a partner residing in China. That perfectly knows their culture, customs and ways of operating will make your orders not be affected. Neither for the Chinese New Year 2022 nor for any other reason or setback.

IBMH is just what you need! We will take care of all your furniture and construction hardware imports from China. To verify the quality. To talk to the best suppliers and to follow up with the production lines of your product. Contact us today and we’ll tell you everything we can do for your business!