China’s Top Product Sourcing for Amazon SellersSheng
Selecting the right suppliers makes a major difference to the cost and quality of your firm’s products.
We listed some potential marketplaces where you could look for your Amazon product sourcing need that you can make the best choices.
- Sourcing Websites:
Alibaba known as the leading platform for global wholesale trade serving millions of buyers and suppliers around the world. Through Alibaba, small businesses can sell their products to companies in other countries. Sellers on Alibaba are typically manufacturers and distributors based in China and other manufacturing countries such as India, Pakistan, the United States and Japan.
Alibaba’s ecommerce platforms are for connecting sellers (usually Chinese companies) with buyers.
DHgate is an online wholesale marketplace where buyers can find competitively priced quality made in China products, usually at lower than other platforms. They provide the easiest and most cost effective all-in-one solution for your business.
One standout feature is their payment handling system, which only passes payments to the seller when the buyer confirms receipt of goods. Which enable anyone to buy and sell products in bulk globally by providing secure payment services, logistics solutions, escrow protection services, and internet financing.
AliExpress is an online retail service based in China that is owned by Alibaba. It was launched in 2010 and most visited e-commerce website in Russia and was the 10th most popular website in Brazil. It facilitates small businesses to sell to customers all over the world, and one can find almost anything for sale. Sellers on AliExpress can be either companies or individuals. It directly connects Chinese businesses with buyers.
The main difference from the Chinese shopping site Taobao is that AliExpress is aimed primarily at international buyers mostly in the United States, Russia, Brazil and Spain. Alibaba is using AliExpress to expand its reach outside of Asia and challenge online giants like Amazon and eBay. And to find new consumers AliExpress is using affiliate marketing.
This website is a third-party platform for connecting buyers with Chinese suppliers and features a clean layout which is easy to navigate. Similar to Alibaba.com, Chinese suppliers can create their own homepage on Made-in-China which includes their company profile, introduction and product listings.
- Trade Shows & Local Markets:
Also known as China Import and Export Fair, the oldest and largest trade fair that held every spring and autumn in Guangzhou, China. Both industrial goods and consumer goods are displayed at Canton Fair. The Canton Fair is a great place for buyers to discover the latest technology and products.
Buyers are advised to do some research on the exhibitors and their products, knowing what products they want to purchase in advance. Once they are happy with the supplier and the product, they can make a request to visit the factories in mainland China.
One of the advantages of the Global Sources trade show is that all supplier and product information is listed on its own website, and buyers can connect with suppliers on Global Sources prior to the trade show. The other advantage is the location. It’s always much more convenient and cheaper flying from Western countries to Hong Kong.
Yiwu attracts thousands of Africans, South Asians, and Southeast Asians with suitcases looking for consumer products to sell in their own countries. Anyone could go there and shop, and the prices and variety is the best in the world.
There is a saying in China that no matter where you buy a handicraft from, it comes from Yiwu. Yiwu represents a huge showroom for crafts, stationery, knitwear, toys, ornaments, accessories and much more.
Shenzhen Electronics Market
Shenzhen is known for electronic products. There is no better place in China to get electronics than the Shenzhen Electronics Market. There are several multi-level buildings selling electronics, LEDs, components, secondhand products, finished products, accessories etc. The most famous building is SEG. Some booths offer OEM products. Make sure to test the products before buying.
- Sourcing Agents
Another great way to find your supplier is Hiring a sourcing agent. There are many sourcing agents to choose from, yet we advise to only use a certified Chinese sourcing agent. A certified sourcing agent will be able to supply you with their certification details and qualifications, which you can double check. They will take care of most of the process while you just need to provide direction on how you would like your product designed and manufactured.
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