Clothing Manufacturers in India: Factories, Prices, MOQ & More

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The clothing and textile industry in India is almost as old as the country itself. In this article, you will learn everything ecommerce businesses must know about importing clothing and other textiles from factories in India:

  • Clothing & Textile Product Categories
  • Top Indian Textiles Factories
  • Sourcing Indian Suppliers Online
  • Textiles Trade Shows in Mumbai, New Delhi and Bangalore

You will also learn if Indian suppliers are cheaper than those in other Asian countries, and a summary of the 5 step process that will take you from tech pack to delivered product. Continue reading Clothing Manufacturers in India: Factories, Prices, MOQ & More

Manufacturing Products in India: What Importers Must Know

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Manufacturing Products in India

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Exploring your options to manufacture products in India? In this article, Daniel Ben-Ezra from the India office of Pro QC International, explains what importers must know before shifting orders from China to factories in India.

Here are some of the topics Daniel covers in this comprehensive guide:

  • Which products can (realistically) be manufactured in India today?
  • Which products should I not be sourcing in India today?
  • Alternatives to Alibaba.com when sourcing Indian suppliers
  • How do MOQs in India compare to China?
  • How do prices in India compare to China?

Which products can be manufactured in India today?

A wide and ever-increasing variety of items are being produced in India today:

  • Furniture
  • Tools, Fittings, Hardware Items
  • Footwear
  • Home Appliances, Kitchenware, Home Décor
  • Garments, Leather, Handicrafts, Textiles, Glassware, Fashion Accessories
  • Mechanical Parts & Components
  • Electrical Parts & Components

India is traditionally known for labor-intensive product categories such as garments, leather items, handicrafts, and fashion accessories. That may prompt some to assume that the country is not that strong with more knowledge-intensive products and components but that is not necessarily the case.

Specific products that can be sourced competitively from India include for example rugs and carpets, garments, towels, scarves, leather bags and jackets, pliers, lamps, wire harnesses, hinges, stainless steel bowls and other kitchenware such as cutlery, brass fittings, tables, chairs, door handles and much more. Continue reading Manufacturing Products in India: What Importers Must Know

Importing from China to India: A Complete Guide

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Import to India

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India is not only a rapidly developing country but also the fastest-growing market for Chinaimportal. In terms of visitors on Chinaimportal.com, India is the only second to the United States. Thus, we decided it was about time to dedicate our weekly article to our Indian readers out there, and of course to everyone else with an interest in importing from China to India.

What makes importing to India different?

India is, by all means, a developing country. However, its product regulations and labeling requirements are fairly well established. Then there’s the bureaucracy, that makes confirming applicable product safety standards, labeling requirements and getting the cargo through customs rather complicated. But, that’s about as far as the differences go, as compared to other countries. Continue reading Importing from China to India: A Complete Guide