Tag Archives: importing from china

Sourcing Chinese Suppliers? 7 Expert Tips To Get You Better Results!

Adrian from the Sofeast team hosts and welcomes Kate Oliynykova, our head of supply chain management, onto the podcast once again. This time she sheds light on how we do supplier identification for customers, sharing 7 tips for key areas … Continue reading

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Power Cuts In China. Why are they happening and how could this affect manufacturing?

In September 2021, 10 provinces on China’s East coast forced their manufacturing sector to suffer power cuts. Even our own Dongguan contract manufacturing facility, in South China, was without power during the daytime on Monday and Tuesday this week. Widespread … Continue reading

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New EU MDR: Who Are The “Economic Operators” For Imported Devices?

Since May 2021, the New EU MDR Medical Device Regulation 2017/745 is in place. One of its objectives has been improving the safety of users and patients. And one way to achieve that objective is ensuring that all the parties involved … Continue reading

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How The EU MDR Will Change The Medical Device Industry Forever [Podcast]

Our CEO Renaud is joined again by Clive Greenwood, a China-based product compliance expert, to discuss the new EU MDR. We all heard about the Wild West of PPE imports in the early days of the pandemic where worrying amounts of substandard … Continue reading

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Product Compliance For Made-In-China Products [Podcast]

In This Episode… If you’re getting your products made in China (or other Asian countries like Vietnam) you as an importer should be very concerned about whether they’re compliant with the country they’re being sold in’s safety rules and regulations. So … Continue reading

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Importing From China? 6 Risks You Face In January 2021

I caught up with Sofeast’s COO, Fabien Gaussorgues, to discuss supply chain endangering risks importers from China are very likely to face in January 2021. Together we compiled this post based on our observations which includes the issues you face … Continue reading

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How To Work With Sofeast To Obtain & Import Coronavirus Medical Supplies & PPE [FAQs]

During the coronavirus pandemic, we’re working with a lot of importers to help them obtain relatively safe and market-priced (as fair as is possible) medical supplies and PPE from China. Clients often have similar questions about this, so here are … Continue reading

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