The Experts Guide To Importing From China

The ultimate step-by-step handbook, featuring 18 top e-commerce leaders

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PRODUCT

Your first step is finding a product niche. But, first ensure there are no barriers to importing your product. Potential barriers include not complying with US safety standards, customs duties that will make importing unprofitable, and restrictions to shipping the product by plane.

Product Research

This chapter covers how to research for a product that will be profitable for you. Irrespective of whether you sell on Amazon or not, it provides many great opportunities for product and market analysis.

Safety Standards & Labeling

Finding the right product is more than just profits. This chapter walks you through the customs ricks of sourcing and some guidelines to help source products in compliance with common regulatory requirements.

Importer & Customs Responsibilities

As the importer of record, ultimate responsibility for accurate classification and customs declaration lies with, well, you. This chapter provides a brief overview of important things to look out for, like intellectual property, classification, and the basics of navigating customs

Customs Duties

Import tax rates to the US range from 0%-18%, which can play a huge role in sourcing and importing the right product. This chapter walks you through the basics of estimating duties, as well as common mistakes importers make.

OEM & ODM Manufacture

If you’re making your own product, you’re probably doing it in one of two ways – either fully original product manufacturing or easier design changes, more commonly known as private labeling. This chapter walks you through the basics of OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and ODM (Original Design Manufacturer) manufacturing.

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  • The Experts Guide

    Take your product from idea to inventory with the ultimate step-by-step handbook

  • Amazon FBA

    Includes additional bonus chapters geared towards Amazon sellers

  • Crowdfunding

    Includes additional bonus chapters geared towards crowdfunding entrepreneurs


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