Buying from China? What you need to know – Shanghai Jan. 12-15 2011

Buying from China? What you need to know - Shanghai Jan. 12-15 2011

The China Sourcing Information Center has recently partnered with Global Sources to host the New Buyer’s Conferences at various Global Sources’ shows worldwide. January 12-15, Global Sources’ New Buyers conference was in Shanghai. Mike Bellamy attended the show and gave the presentations which you can view below.

Fundamentals of China Sourcing

Speaker: Mike Bellamy

Chairman, China Sourcing Information Center (

China Operations Director, PassageMaker Sourcing Solutions (

This 90 minute course will offer detailed information about best practices and common pitfalls relating to evaluating suppliers and placing Purchase Orders (POs). Whether you’re new to China sourcing or a seasoned veteran who wants a fresh perspective on the subject, this seminar will give you valuable advice to help you source more productively and profitably.


1. Conducting the RFQ (Request For Quotation)

2. Negotiation in China

3. Critical Contractual Items

• Price

• Quality

• Lead Times

• Payment Terms

• Intellectual Property

Valuable “tools of the trade” such as check lists and templates used by industry experts will be provided.

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