Vietnam is quickly becoming a serious manufacturing alternative to China, especially for American importers vary of the ongoing US-China trade war. That said, Vietnamese suppliers are not as easy to find on Alibaba.com or Globalsources.com, compared to their Chinese counterparts.
As such, many importers turn to Vietnam based sourcing companies, with vast local supplier networks.
In this article, we list five of Vietnam’s leading sourcing agencies, all located in Asia’s fastest growing manufacturing hub – Ho Chi Minh City.
Do I need a sourcing company when importing from Vietnam?
You can of course attempt to source Vietnamese directly, using Alibaba.com or even a Google search. However, Vietnamese suppliers tend to have a rather small online footprint, making them harder to find.
Those that do have a larger online presence tend to be larger suppliers, which tend to have little interest in working with small buyers.
Vietnam based sourcing companies can bridge that gap, using their local network and expertise to match you with a qualified supplier.
I’d say that sourcing agents provide more value in Vietnam, compared to more developed manufacturing countries like China. Continue reading List of Sourcing Companies in Vietnam: Top 7 Agencies