Road map to import from China

Germany Export Import

Germany is the world’s fourth largest economy with an estimated trade surplus of approx. 210 billion US$ in 2012.

German-Chinese Economic Relationship flourishes
Despite the ongoing slow-down of the world economy, Germany was able to not only to maintain but even increase the bilateral trade volume with China in 2011 by remarkable 13.8%.
According to information from the German embassy in Beijing, more than 5000 German companies are presently operating in China.

Surge of Chinese Investments in Germany

An increasing number of Chinese companies are investing overseas and within the European Union Germany receives the major share of it. There are several ways investments are being initiated. It often starts with a joint venture which allows German companies to tap into the lower manufacturing costs in China by shifting part of their production to their Chinese joint venture partners.
Chinese companies however are seeking to invest in German companies to benefit from their know-how. It is no secret that the economic crisis has opened the doors for new opportunities for investors and fresh capital inflow is often very welcome.

"How To" eBook Series
What and How to Import Goods and Products from China What and How to Import Goods and Products from China

Crunch time! Your products are on the ship and paid for. It's a done deal. But have you done a Great Deal? Have you chosen the Right Product, The Right Manufacturer, and negotiated The Best Price? Our eBook will guarantee you have the right answer to each of these questions. » more

Learn more about How To Attend Chinese Trade Fairs More Effectively How To Attend Chinese Trade Fairs More Effectively

Trade-fair visits can be quite a daunting task as well as time consuming, but nevertheless, quite important. Have you made the proper preparations and are you well equipped to know what to pay attention to during your visit? Our eBook will point you in the right direction.

Be on top on How To Make Chinese Factory Visits More Successful How To Make Chinese Factory Visits More Successful

How many factories of your suppliers have you visited in China? None! Then it's time to get started. We have visited hundreds of factories in China to give you our book that tells you what to take note of while you are there.

Learn how to be more effective when preparing for business trips to China How To Prepare For China Business Trips More Effectively

You would like to travel to China to meet up with your suppliers and are making preparations for your trip? Travelling can be time consuming and pricey money wise. We can show you how to professionally prepare your business trips to avoid burning your pocket.

Find out How To Assure Quality Imports From China How To Assure Quality Imports From China

Do you know how to test the quality of products you have imported from China in order to satisfy your customers? Any uncertainty can lead to a possible disaster, at your expense. Our eBook will teach you how to avoid those problems in the first place.

Make sure you know How To Settle Factory Claims In China More Successfully How To Settle Factory Claims In China More Successfully

You have encountered a problem with the products despite having taken every necessary precaution to avoid them. What do you do now? How can you have your factories in China act responsibly? What do you have to do to regain the trust of your customers? This eBook will help guide you with the right measures to be taken and how to handle your factories in China.

Learn to make business negotiations in China more successful How To Make Business Negotiations In China More Successful

Do you have any idea what the factory manager on the other side of the table is thinking? Do you know what to say to negotiate not just an ordinary deal, but a brilliant deal? Read our eBook and find the answer.

Klaus-Dieter Hanke

Change of Strategy

It seems that there is an ongoing change of strategy for overseas investments in China. In the past Chinese companies would invest mainly in countries with substantial natural resources as for instance in African countries in order to secure the supply for their industries.
Nowadays more money is being invested in already developed economies. International brand building and strengthening the investment capabilities of local companies are the main reasons for that new strategy.

Specialists are in greater Demand

An import consultant combines the better of two worlds. He is familiar with the situation in China and also knows how to draw strings in his home country to pave the way for Chinese investors.
Germany Export Import specialists are in great demand due to the ever increasing trade volume between China and Germany. They can help overseas companies to become more profitable by jumpstarting their import business or streamlining it.
It is usually a lengthy process without insider knowledge and as we all know, time is money.