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Is China Sourcing a Viable Alternative?

Outsourcing and sourcing from overseas has gotten a bad reputation. People take great pride in being an American, buying American, and searching for “made in America” tags. Many small to medium business owners take steps to source locally when possible in order to help build the community where they are situated. However, there are times when your sourcing needs cannot be met locally or grow to a point where you need an alternative source to handle some of the overflow. China has surpassed the US as the world’s largest trading nation. So how do you know if this is something you should consider for your business? has produced a helpful infographic to illustrate situations that are favorable and unfavorable to sourcing from China. Take a look and let us know what you think about the pros and cons to sourcing overseas?

May 20, 2014
BY Bellwether

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