G20 Summit Brings the US and China Back to the Negotiation Table


At the recent June 2019 G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, the US and China met, each making significant concessions in order to show their willingness to resume trade negotiations.

Southeast Asia’s New Potential – Indonesia


Activities in Indonesia have been making recent headlines. Mobile driven venture capitalists and multinational corporations have sparked interest in investing in Indonesia.

No US-China Agreement Reached, Trade War Escalates


On Friday, May 10th, the US government increased tariffs from 10% to 25% on imported Chinese goods—heightening tariff costs from $50 billion to $200 billion

Vietnam: China’s Plus One


Vietnam’s emergence as a manufacturing hub is gathering momentum. From the seven emerging Asian based countries for manufacturing,

Myth Busting (Part II)- Manufacturing in China adds Risk and Volatility to my Supply Chain


Many brands may feel apprehension when moving their manufacturing to China. It is understandable as there is risk in moving production overseas and adapting to the cultural and work differences.

Busting Myths About Manufacturing in Asia (Part I)


When a brand signs with a contract manufacturer, they are ceding some of their control over to their new partner.

Genimex’ Quick Guide to CNY 2019


The Year of the Pig symbolizes wealth and prosperity; and, to make sure you’re entering the first quarter of the New Year in position to “reap the benefits”—several preparations should be in play.…

Tariff War Initiates a Supply Chain Shuffle—Enforcing the Economic Principle: Adapt and Change.


The trade escalation continues as China set tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. goods after President Trump announced tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods...

Trump’s trade war with China is getting hot.


The U.S. and China trade war escalation continues with new tariffs of 10% on $200 billion of Chinese imports starting yesterday. Let’s rewind back to March. President Trump tweeted that “trade wars…

Meet David Chitayat, Group CEO of Genimex


David has been in the contract manufacturing business for the last 15 years. Great overview of who we are and what we do!

When Factories Have A Choice Between Robots And People, It’s Best To Start With People


Robots can be flexible in some ways but are not yet infinitely flexible like humans are. Great article Written by Anna-Katrina Shedletsky entailing the choice between robots and humans for the…

Types of “Manufacturers” in China


When dealing with overseas manufacturing, you will encounter the following players: trading companies/importers, buying agents, sourcing agents, representatives, wholesalers and factories. Let us…

Manufacturing Consumer Goods in India vs. China


When it comes to choosing the best overseas manufacturer in Asia, two of the most common places for manufacturing are India and China. Both countries have...

China & US Trade War – The Tariff Timeline (2018)


The U.S. bought more than $500 billion in goods from China last year and now is planning or considering penalties on some $150 billion of those imports. The U.S. sold about $130 billion in goods to…

UPDATE: March 22nd, 2018: President Trump Proposes $50 Billion in Tariffs on China


With the United States pulling back into an isolationist and protectionist stance and China extending its reach as a new global economic leader...

This Holiday Kills Launches; Use These Expert Tips If You Want to Survive


Chinese New Year is now over and factories in China are starting to resume business this week. After our blog post from January on the Chinese New Year topic...

How does the Chinese New Year impact Manufacturing?


We are once again at the busiest time of the year for us (December-January), when our clients and potential clients speed up their decision making due to the approaching Chinese New Year holiday.

Worried about your factories in China during the environmental crackdown?


Some of you have probably heard from your agents or factories in China that they were shutting down manufacturing facilities and didn’t know when they would open again.