Manufacturing Country

China’s Small Factories are Losing Business, Despite Tax Cut

by Maegan Burkhart on 7 Apr 2019 | 0 Comments
Why China’s small factories are losing business, the importance of registering trademarks in China and how to digitize your fulfillment strategy in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Working with Factories

Deadliest Chinese Factory Explosion in Three Years Kills 78

by Maegan Burkhart on 31 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
Chinese factory explodes despite known safety violations, Cambodian exports to be subject to EU tariffs and reducing packaging waste in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Working with Factories

China’s New Foreign Investment Law Bans Technology Transfers

by Maegan Burkhart on 24 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
China's foreign investment law and what it means for the trade war, Alibaba's partnership with Office Depot and "fast furniture" in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing

China’s Import Ban on Recyclable Plastics One Year Later

by Maegan Burkhart on 17 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
How China's import ban has thrown the entire global recycling industry into disarray, declining U.S.-China tech investment and quality value propositions in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Packaging

Amazon Launches New Anti-Counterfeiting Program, Project Zero

by Maegan Burkhart on 10 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
Amazon rolls out new anti-counterfeit measures, the U.S.-China trade deficit hits record high and wind-powered cargo ships in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing

I Am in Living Hell: Indian Home Workers Sew Your Clothes for $0.15/hr

by Maegan Burkhart on 3 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
How your Indian factory might be outsourcing garment work to home workers, Honda's Brexit decision to leave the UK and increased FDA drug supply chain monitoring in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Social Compliance, Working with Factories

China Enacts Ban on Medical Claims in Cosmetics Industry

by Synnove Vandal on 24 Feb 2019 | 0 Comments
China bans marketing medical benefits in cosmetics, the long-lasting effects of the trade war and China's growing biotech industry in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Legal Requirements

China Launches Challenge to U.S. Tariffs at WTO

by Synnove Vandal on 17 Feb 2019 | 0 Comments
China launches official WTO tariff complaint, nations discuss global ecommerce regulation and IKEA's all-electric delivery fleet in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Legal Requirements, Globalization

India's New eCommerce Policy Threatens U.S. Companies

by Synnove Vandal on 10 Feb 2019 | 0 Comments
India's new ecommerce policy, product recalls throughout your supply chain and entrepreneurs struggling amid China's transition in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing

U.S. Importers Can Legally Avoid Tariffs with This Unknown Loophole

by Synnove Vandal on 27 Jan 2019 | 0 Comments
Tariff loophole for U.S. importers, tackling ecommerce packaging challenges and Cambodia garment industry improvements in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Social Compliance, Textile Products, Packaging