Purchase Process

AQSIQ license for inspection company in China

AQSIQ (Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine) is the China institution controlling the quality of the goods imported and manufactured in the country. It ... Continue Reading

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Testing and Standards

How to request products certification?

Some suppliers say that their products are conformed with CE, EMC, Reach, RoHS and other specifications. Laboratory Testing by an official “notified body” is necessary ... Continue Reading

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Purchase Process

Ethical manufacturing in Asia: WRAP

Established in 2000, WRAP is one of the largest certification programs focusing on ethical manufacturing. Most of the buyers and suppliers interested in this certificate ... Continue Reading

Testing and Standards

SVHC Import Regulations in Europe

Following the adoption of REACH in 2007 and the success of the initial list of SVHC, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has added 54 new ... Continue Reading

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Quality Alerts

Asia Sourcing Dangers of 2012

Asia Sourcing Danger #1: Supplier email hacking We are seeing more and more Asia sourcing professionals falling for the scam where a 3rd party hacks ... Continue Reading

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Testing and Standards

Product Safety: China & Europe Collaborate

In order to sell your products anywhere in the world, you generally need to prove that they meet the product safety standards and requirements of ... Continue Reading

Quality Management

AQSIQ and Inspections in China

In the past few years, the Chinese government has been cracking down on non-compliant inspection agencies. Legally, to perform inspections in China, foreign inspection companies ... Continue Reading