An Interview with an operator in District 2 of Yiwu International Trade Market

Welcome to a new channel in My Sourcify—-Interview Channel. Today we’re going to visit Futian Market (which is Yiwu International Trade Market) and interview with one of our most reliable suppliers. She owns a store in District 2 of Futian market and today she is going to tell us a little bit more about her business and business in China.

Q: How long have you been working in Futian Market and when did you established your business?

A: I opened my company in 2010 in Futian Market.

Q: What type of products do you sell, and which are the products that make the most sales?

A: We mainly sell kitchen products, kitchen tools, like baking tools, time-meter, multi-functional plates, foods clips and the baking tool sells best.

Q: Where are the majority of your customers from? And how often do they buy?

A: Now we do both export and sell in domestic market, for export most customers are from Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Russia, Mid East, these countries.

Q: As we can see she sells for so many countries and what is the minimum quantity of your products?

A: Our minimum quantity is ten boxes, we will add some freight fees because the quantity is small, it will cost more. More than 10 boxes, we will directly deliver the goods.

Q: Which are your payment terms and are they negotiable?

A: Usually we request payment in one month, for new customers we usually request them to pay directly or within three days after delivery. For old customers we can accept payment within 30 days.

Q: Under what circumstance might prices change?

A: Price will change if the material’s price is changing, we will change the price according to it but for old products the price won’t change too much.

Q: If you had one piece of advice to someone who is just starting out in business, what would it be?

A: Suggestions? You can come to visit Yiwu Market, there are a lot of products in the market and it may sell good in your country.

So these are all the questions for this interview. Hope you find it interesting. If you’re interested in other interviews about importing from China, leave a comment below. And your suggestion may get adopted.

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