DISTRIBUTOR CHINA

Why working with one exclusive distributor in China is usually not a good idea

Many foreign companies are none the wiser about what they’re really agreeing to when making one party their exclusive nationwide distributor. Though of course you have your exceptions, it’s usually a bad idea to work with only one distributor. Many distributors claim nationwide coverage, but this is often not the case. And even if they do…

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Find and select trustworthy Chinese distributors

Finding a distributor in China is not hard. Finding a good distributor is. There are multiple ways to find Chinese distributors; through trade fairs, referrals, service providers and Chambers of Commerce. However, the key to selecting the right distributor is to ask the right questions. And more importantly, to get those answers verified through due…

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5 common pitfalls when distributing in China

Nowadays you don’t need a wholly owned foreign enterprise or a joint venture to get your products into the Chinese market. You can distribute directly into China through using Chinese distribution partners. It was actually never as easy to sell to China as it is now. Yet we see many companies who take this route…

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Distributie in China: 3 handvatten voor industriële bedrijven

Ondanks China’s groeiende markt en stijgende vraag naar buitenlandse kwaliteitsproducten, worstelen veel buitenlandse bedrijven met het succesvol opzetten van hun distributie en verkoop in de Chinese markt. De problemen zijn uiteenlopend. Maar je ziet het vaak al mis gaan in het begin. In dit artikel zal ik daarom kort beschrijven hoe je de meest veelvoorkomende fouten kan voorkomen en welke…

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Product certification for your water treatment devices in China

Before you can start selling your water treatment products in China, you first need to have your products certified with the local Ministry of Health and in some cases obtain CCC certification. In this article we will briefly explain the steps involved in obtaining product certification with the Ministry of Health in China. Download our…

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Where Should you Sell your Water Treatment Products in China?

Residential water treatment is a relatively new concept in China, with the first residential water treatment products appearing less than 10 years ago. Like most higher-end consumer products, these systems first appeared in 1st tier cities in the country’s coastal provinces. Conventionally this equated to Beijing and Shanghai. These cities, more developed, open, wealthier and…

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Residential Water Treatment Solutions in China

Residential water treatment systems have emerged in recent years as a solution to China’s serious water pollution problems, bringing a potable water source into the consumer’s home. Penetration rates of water purification devices in China are estimated to be as low as 5% but the market is growing rapidly, and, with an increasing number of…

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Evolution of Drinking Water in China

China’s economic development has occurred at a pace unparalleled in world history. Progress over the course of just a few decades has lifted hundreds of millions of Chinese residents from poverty and a mass migration from rural to urban areas has given rise to a new Chinese middle class. This transformation, the result of reform…

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Drinking Water in China: A Large Untapped Market

The drinking water market in China is growing and changing the ways Chinese consumers access clean drinking water. Failed by municipal answers thus far, many Chinese are now actively solving their drinking water problems independently rather than wait any longer for improvements in municipal water supply. This has led to an exponential rise in demand for…

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Ouderenzorg in China: kansen voor het Nederlandse MKB

De Chinese ouderenzorg sector is snel groeiende, maar hoeveel kansen biedt het daadwerkelijk aan het Nederlandse MKB? In dit artikel zullen we kort de markt beschrijven en een aantal handvatten toereiken aan bedrijven die actief zijn in de ouderen- en rehabilitatiezorg en voet aan de grond willen krijgen in China. Laten we eerst eens kijken…