The road to import success from China is paved with broken dreams, misplaced trust and the occasional dodgy supplier. More common however are two genuine, well intentioned parties that cannot seem to bridge the cultural and communication gap to successfully work together. Successfully being profitably – for both importer and supplier.

Make no mistake however, China is still the default supplier to the world, and for the most part can produce some fantastic products to import, at margins which deliver the importer a very healthy profit they can build a very successful business around. The key is HOW to navigate the process, profitably.

We are going to break down our approach to importing from China, what to do how and why. The steps we take to import product for ourselves, noting some of the lessons and mistakes we have made along the way.


Before you buy online from China, think about the costs and risks – we can help you lower both of these. Browsing through products on a B2B supplier directory from your desktop is attractive, until you realise the challenges you face in bringing a commercial order to market and launched.

Very quickly, with My Import Label you will learn how to:

  1. Select the best suited suppliers
  2. Negotiate better terms and quantities; and
  3. Negotiate improved product quality

Sharpen your importing skills right now, create an account and get up to speed in just six weeks.

Sites like Alibaba and Global Sources make it very easy to buy from China factory direct, connect with overseas suppliers, and avoid using a sourcing company. However it is important to get up to speed quickly to avoid costly mistakes when importing.