How to get started

Transcription: Hi Brendan here. Now the question I’m gonna answer for you today is how do we get over the hump of starting your importing business. Understand that it’s the starting that stops most people. There are 5 points to consider; the first thing is...

Moving up the Importing Ranks

Transcription: Hi, Brendan Elias here. Now my question to you is what is your importing rank? Are you a private? Are you a corporal? Are you a major? Are you a lieutenant? Are you a general? Now let’s have a bit of fun here because you can look at importing as...

Cultural Differences

Transcription: Hi, Brendan here. Now let’s talk about the social cultural differences between the East and the West. There are 5 points to consider. Firstly, understanding China, very few people will speak English. Most of them will speak Mandarin. The second...

Customs

Transcription: Hi, Brendan here from China Import Formula. Today’s tip is how to pick a good customs broker. Now customs broker or customs agent depending where you’re from is very important for 2 reasons. Firstly, a customs agent/customs broker will tell...

Risk Management

Transcription: Hi, Brendan here from China Import Formula. Now one thing I will talk to you about today is risk management. You have to be on top of your risk. Now, remember there’s a saying, “If you manage the downside, the upside will take care of...