Importing Watches from China – A Complete Guide

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In this guide we explain what you must know about importing watches from China. Keep reading, and learn how your Startup or Small Business can develop custom designed and private label wristwatches. Also learn about customization options, tooling costs, regulations and quality assurance.

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Product Specifications

Watch Case

The biggest price factor is the watch case material. You have two options: Stainless steel or Zinc alloy. The latter is only used in low quality watches, retailing for less than $50. Watches sold for above that price are almost always made of Stainless Steel, if exclude other less common watch case materials, such as plastic and silicon.

As for the case design, you also have two options, as explained below:

  • ODM = An existing watch case design, based on a ‘ready made’ mold.
  • OEM = A custom designed watch case, requiring the supplier to open a new mold.

Most Watch manufacturers can provide an extensive list of existing ODM products, which can also be modified (i.e., custom logo, back case engraving, custom designed hands and crown). However, if you intend to have an entirely new case design made, you need to provide one, or more, of the following:

  • CAD file
  • 2D design file (ISO or ANSI standard)
  • Physical prototype (i.e., 3D printed replica)

Watch Cases

Movement

The movement is the essential component in a watch. Most Chinese manufacturers offer both low cost Chinese made movements, and the more common, Citizen Miyota movements. Some Watch brands prefer other movements, for example Ronda movements. However, it tends to be quite hard to find suppliers that can provide such high end movements, thereby forcing the buyer to arranging the movement purchase from the maker itself. That being said, most movement makers have representative offices in Hong Kong or in Mainland China.

Buyers based in the European Union must also ensure compliance with RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive), which restricts heavy metals in electrical components. Quartz movements are electrical components, hence covered by the RoHS scope. Most brand name movements, including Citizen Miyota movements, which are RoHS compliant, thereby making it easier to ensure compliance. I am, however, not aware of the same applies to low cost movements, from smaller manufacturers.

Design Customization Options

When importing watches from China, OEM refers to custom designed watch cases. ODM, on the other hand, refers to factory standard watch cases (i.e., cases for which a mold is already made). In addition the watch case, there are various design elements and components, that can be customized:

Clock face
  • Plating
  • Logo
  • Indexing
  • Print
  • Hands
Glass
  • Sapphire
  • Mineral
Other
  • Back plate engraving
  • Crown
  • Wristband
  • IPX Standard (i.e., 10 ATM)

However, customized components require additional tooling (i.e., injection molds), which are without exception paid for by the buyer.

Straps

Most watch suppliers don’t manufacture straps ‘in house’, but purchase wristbands from specialized subcontractors. The Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ) requirement (50 to 200 pcs) for straps tend to be lower than the Watch MOQ, when buying factory standard straps. However, custom designed (OEM) straps results in a higher MOQ, often set at 500 to 1000 pcs. If you intend to purchase OEM wristbands, you need to prepare the following to the supplier:

  • Bill of Materials (Component list, material specifications)
  • Design drawings
  • Dimensions and size table

Product Packaging

Product packaging is also subcontracted to specialized packaging suppliers. Not manufactured by the Watch supplier. ODM packaging, i.e., a standard gift box with the buyer logo, tends to be offered with a lower MOQ (500 – 1000 pcs per design) while OEM packaging requires the buyer to purchase 2000 to 3000 pcs per design. The Watch manufacturer can mostly offer a number of standard ODM designs for the buyer to select, thereby reducing the need for OEM packaging.

Tooling Costs & Prices

Assembly Hall

The tooling cost is based on the number of custom designed components. Every custom designed component, be it the watch case or the hands, require new tooling, which is, with very few exceptions, paid for by the importer. Below follows a few reference prices:

  • Watch Case Mold: $200 – $300
  • Crown Mold: $120 – $200
  • Custom Hands: $80 – $150
  • Custom Clock Face: $40 – $100
  • Custom Back Plate Engraving: $20 – $40

The tooling cost for OEM watches is, in relative terms, very low. However, the tooling production time must also be factored into the cost calculation. The waiting time for new tooling can be up to 45 days, and that’s only for the first batch. When considering the, very likely, revisions, the total prototype development time can easily run up to 2 to 3 months.

However, customization has a small impact on the unit cost, which largely depend on the materials and components, rather than specific design elements:

  • Stainless Steel Case w. Ronda Movement: $19 – $24
  • Stainless Steel Case w. Miyota Movement: $16 – $22
  • Stainless Steel Case w. Noname Movement: $14 – $20
  • Zinc Alloy Case w. Miyota Movement: $6 – $8
  • Zinc Alloy Case w. Noname Movement: $4 – $5

There’s no right or wrong when selecting materials and components. However, most Watch manufacturers consider it unwise, and rightly so, to combine a Stainless steel case with a low cost movement – or even vice versa. Zinc alloy watches rarely retail for more than $50, while a Stainless Steel watch, costing just a few dollars more, can retail for $200 to $300. Hence, a small investment in quality can vastly improve your profit margins. That being said, in the end, it’s all about the price segment your company wants to target.

Prototype Development

The role of the watch supplier is to purchase and assemble components, not to assist with design. It’s your job to ask ‘the right questions’, concerning the suppliers’ production capabilities and customization options, and to provide the information required by the supplier to produce an OEM or ODM sample:

ODM OEM
Watch Case
1. ODM SKU
2. Photocopies
One (or more) of the following:

1. CAD file
2. 2D Design Draft (ANSI or ISO)
3. 3D Printed Design / Reference Sample

Clock Face
1. Indexing
2. Plating
3. Logo file (.ai)
1. Indexing
2. Plating
3. Logo file (.ai)
Back Plate Engraving Logo File (.ai) Engraving Logo File (.ai)
Strap 1. ODM SKU
2. Photocopy
1. Bill of Materials
2. Design Draft (ANSI or ISO)
Crown n/a
(standard crown on selected SKU)
CAD file
Hands Select from cataloge Design file (.ai)

As in every industry, it’s critical that you provide the supplier with clear, and consistent, product specifications and files. Don’t assume that the supplier will spot errors, fill unspecified gaps or report conflicting information. Vague information on the product specification can result in misunderstandings, and thereby cause severe quality issues later in the process.

Lead times are, as mentioned, another critical factor to consider whether to custom design the watch case and other components. Below follows a basic lead time comparison:

(Days) ODM OEM
Tooling 0 30 – 45*
Sample 10 – 15 10 – 15
Production 25 – 45 25 – 45
Total 35 – 60 65 – 105*

*Excluding additional mold revisions.

Notice that the listed lead times don’t take price research, additional sample revisions, contract negotiation, lab testing, quality control and shipping into consideration.

Applicable Standards and Regulations

Buyers based in the United States and the European Union must ensure compliance with various product safety standards and directives. Below follows an overview:

Market Regulation Description
US CA Prop 65 Regulates more than 800 substances in consumer goods. Compliance is when selling in, or to consumers in, California.
US CPSIA CPSIA compliance is mandatory for Children’s products sold in the United States. Hence, CPSIA applies to children’s watches.
EU RoHS RoHS restricts heavy metals in electronic components, and metallic parts in contact with said components. Hence, RoHS compliance is mandatory for both the watch case and the movement.
EU REACH
REACH regulates substances in consumer goods. Compliance is mandatory in all EU states.
EU EMC Directive The EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) Directive is applicable to all electronics products.
EU EN 71 EN 71 is mandatory for toys and certain children’s products sold in the EU.

Compliance testing can be carried out in China, by a third party company, such as SGS, Asiainspection or Bureau Veritas. However, I advise you to hire a quality inspector to collect batch samples, rather than letting the supplier do it for you. There’s always a risk that they send a ‘compliant sample’, in order to pass the test.

Quality Control

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A Quality Inspector can offer much more than just batch sample collection. The only way to avoid high defect rates is by inspecting the cargo on site, prior to balance payment and shipment. Below follows a standard Quality Inspection Protocol, for watches:

Part Checklist
I. Visual inspection
1. Scratches
2. Damages
3. Plating
4. Logo
5. Engraving
6. Glass
7. Strap
8. Movement
II. Dimensions 1. Case Diameter
2. Case Thickness
3. Strap Width
4. Strap Leangth
III. Functional 1. Movement
2. Battery
IV. Packaging 1. Logo print
2. Dimensions
3. Material Weight
4. Damages / Dirt
5. Export Packing
V. Physical Properties 1. Water Resistance
2. Glass Strength

Watch & Clock Trade Shows in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair

  • Location: Hong Kong
  • When: 8 – 12 September 2015
  • Website: Click here

Canton Fair (Phase 2)

  • Location: Guangzhou
  • When: 23 – 27 October 2015
  • Website: Click here

China Watch & Clock Fair

  • Location: Shenzhen
  • When: TBA (2016)
  • Website: Click here

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    203 Responses to “Importing Watches from China – A Complete Guide”

    1. ariyo kolade December 3, 2013 at 11:14 pm #

      Hi, kindly connect me with wrist watch manufacturer that produces good quality imitation of designer wrist watches.
      Thanks

      • Fredrik Grönkvist December 4, 2013 at 4:57 am #

        What type of wristwatches are you looking for?

        • Barbara Asare September 1, 2014 at 8:22 pm #

          Hi. I am a Ghanaian lady looking to import quality wristwatches customised on the dial with African print fabric; actual fabric. Can you help me get a genuine company who can customise with actual african print fabric? I’m eager and awaiting your reply. I hope to hear from you soon. Thank You.

          • Fredrik Grönkvist September 1, 2014 at 8:31 pm #

            Hello Barbara,

            Sure, we can help. I’ve sent you an email.

            • Scott Lancaster January 27, 2015 at 8:29 pm #

              HI Fredrick,

              Amazing read.

              I am due to be sent a my prototypes for my new watch brand and there are a few questions I really need your advice with.

              If you find time please email or all me and I will be delighted to send you a 1st edition watch of ours as a thank you.

              Regards,

              Scott Lancaster

            • Ekaphol May 23, 2016 at 7:46 am #

              Hi Fredrik, I’m looking to manufacture wrist watches in a certain theme which can be discussed via e-mail. I will be starting up a new business. Export to Thailand.
              Please contact me via e-mail at ekapholnarula33@gmail.com

            • ChinaImportal May 30, 2016 at 4:25 am #

              Hi Ekaphol,

              Did you receive our email?

            • Chinedu August 17, 2016 at 9:11 am #

              I’m looking to import kiddies wrist watches between ages 2-7 please can you email me the details.

            • ChinaImportal August 22, 2016 at 4:47 am #

              Hello Chinedu,

              Please fill out the contact form and we will get back to you shortly: http://www.chinaimportal.com/contact-us/

        • moe June 26, 2015 at 6:20 am #

          Hi fredrik,
          i would like you to link me with a wrist watch manufacturing company in china.

        • Olle November 11, 2015 at 11:46 am #

          Hi Fredrik!
          I guess you come from sweden so i will take this in swedish.

          Hej.
          Jag är intresserad utav att designa ett fler tal egna klockor, och därefter vänder jag mig till dig och undrar om du kan hjälpa mig.

      • Barbara Asare September 1, 2014 at 8:16 pm #

        Hi. I too wish to be connected to a wristwatch manufacturing company that can customise the dial of quality watches using African Print fabric. Can you help me, please? Thank you

    2. George Brown February 12, 2014 at 9:36 am #

      I would be interested in information on wholesale suppliers of chinese watches. This is with a view to making up a range of products for an e-commerce site without investing in hundreds of each model.

      • Fredrik Grönkvist February 12, 2014 at 8:16 pm #

        Hello George!

        I’m sending you an email right away

        • Cyrux Onwuka July 20, 2015 at 3:02 pm #

          I need you hook me up with the same thing (with quotes pls). am also looking into dropshipping to Africa (Will need your advice on that). Hope you do not mind my picking that brain of yours. Its a foreign market. Will need your guidance.

        • Cyrux Onwuka July 20, 2015 at 3:03 pm #

          I need you to hook me up with the same thing (with quotes pls). am also looking into dropshipping to Africa (Will need your advice on that). Hope you do not mind my picking that brain of yours. Its a foreign market. Will need your guidance.

        • Andre April 10, 2017 at 6:46 am #

          I need help.
          I want wholese supplier in china with ready disign and packinging just want to put my logo and my name quality cheap watches.
          Something to last a year or two and to show correct time.
          Thank you

        • Andre April 10, 2017 at 6:47 am #

          I need help.
          I want wholese supplier in china with ready disign and packinging just want to put my logo and my name quality cheap watches.
          Something to last a year or two and to show correct time.
          Thank you

    3. ndangi April 3, 2014 at 5:42 pm #

      Very informative article thank you very much be blessed.I am an African man who is very much keen to import watches from China for my soon to be business.I liked that concept of branding your own watches and your emphasis on quality.I intend to import watches for companies who will be having their promotions etc.I have a whole list of suppliers but i cannot separate quality from rubbish suppliers.Are you able to recommend a list if Chinese companies.Thank you.

      • Fredrik Grönkvist April 3, 2014 at 8:47 pm #

        Hello Ndangi!

        There are certainly opportunities for local consumer product brands in Africa. I’ll send you a message by email right away.

    4. Wholesale Wrist Watches April 4, 2014 at 6:51 am #

      Really A product is more than its name. Great Article . Thanks For the information.

    5. Ryan Baker April 9, 2014 at 5:56 am #

      Hello,
      Nice blog! Thank you so much for providing this huge specification about this wrist watch. I really need these suggestions in order to get valuable details about importers.

    6. Jen April 18, 2014 at 7:11 am #

      Hi,

      I will like to get a reliable and factory where I can manufacture quality wristwatches. I intend to make wrist watches with text and sound.

      Can you please point me to the right direction?

      Thanks.
      Jen

      • Fredrik Grönkvist April 18, 2014 at 9:18 am #

        Hello Jen,

        I’ll contact you by email!

        • Jason March 19, 2016 at 12:46 pm #

          Hi Frederik,

          I want to brand an odm automatic watch and get some text on the face.

          Shipped to possibly Poland or Britain.

          Can you help me get a quote from a reputable organisation.

    7. Perm April 26, 2014 at 10:02 pm #

      Hi.

      Very good article. I recently purchased a watch from China on eBay. Was very impressed with the quality, especially for the price I paid – which was a mere £10.

      I have since been very interested in setting up a small business of my own, importing similar watches and selling them online from the UK.

      Could you please assist me with a list of contacts/suppliers that I could contact with a view to importing a bulk order of watches ?

      I would be highly grateful.

      Many thanks.

      Perm.

      • Fredrik Grönkvist April 27, 2014 at 9:12 am #

        Hello Perm,

        Yes, that is part of our Starting Package which you can read about on our start page (chinaimportal.com). I’ll send you an email right away!

    8. Mustafa May 2, 2014 at 6:24 am #

      Hi Fredrik,
      Excellent post, good read!
      I am interested in import of watches from China.
      Looking to source quality watches with some product development.
      Would appreciate it if you could guide me as to who to contact in China.
      FYI, I will be traveling there in a week so it’s possible to visit various factories.
      Thanks a bunch!
      Regards

      • Fredrik Grönkvist May 2, 2014 at 8:45 am #

        Hello Mustafa,

        We can certainly help you out. I’ll send you an email with more information.

    9. Akin May 9, 2014 at 12:54 pm #

      Please I want you to link me with a wrist watch manufacturing company in china. I would like to start mini Importation business by importation of wrist watches. thanks

      • Fredrik Grönkvist May 9, 2014 at 4:20 pm #

        Hello, I’ll send you an email with more information regarding supplier sourcing.

    10. Kevin May 13, 2014 at 7:40 am #

      Hello i’m very interested in creating my own watchbrand. Can you please give me information on manufacturers? I already have the designs and an idea of how I want it to look like.

      Thank you for this article!

      Kind regards,
      Kevin

    11. Vadim May 19, 2014 at 8:04 am #

      Hello,

      I’m currently ordering a sample for my watch company and plan on making a big 500piece order soon. My stumbling block is the importing/shipping itself. What’s the cheapest and easiest route as far as getting through US customs. Also do goods get taxed on the value I pay for them or the value I plan to sell them?

      Thanks!

      • Fredrik Grönkvist May 19, 2014 at 11:30 am #

        Hello Vadim,

        I recommend sea freight, it’s probably the cheapest alternative in this case. In the US, the customs and additional taxes are calculated from the FOB value of the products. This is basically the product value plus delivery to the Port of Loading in China. However, shipping to the US is not included.

        You can read more about customs and taxes here:

        http://www.chinaimportal.com/blog/customs-taxes-importing-china-ultimate-guide/

        • Vadim May 19, 2014 at 9:52 pm #

          Thank you for the info! My watch order is EXW and not FOB. Also with 9.8% + 1.53 per unit it seems like a lot. Is it even worth it? Or is importing watches a rip off sometimes? Thanks!

          • Fredrik Grönkvist May 20, 2014 at 4:01 pm #

            Hello Vadim,

            Well, even if you order EXW you’ll need to pay for shipping to the Port of Loading in China, plus export clearance documents. These shall also be included in your declared value.

            In fact, ordering EXW is more complicated than buying FOB directly from the supplier. That way you’re less likely to run into issues with the Chinese customs.

            If it’s worth it or not completely depends on your potential profit margins. You’re not at a disadvantage though, all US importers of watches are paying the same import duties and taxes.

    12. Mark May 23, 2014 at 2:39 am #

      I am interested in finding a supplier who can make a novelty watch with a custom face and a backwards movement of the hands. Is that possible?

      • Fredrik Grönkvist May 23, 2014 at 3:53 pm #

        A custom face is possible. However, i’m not sure if it’s possible to find a supplier for a reversed movement. I assume this means that the hands are supposed to move in the opposite direction?

        • Mark May 23, 2014 at 7:38 pm #

          Exactly. Could you helpe find some people so I can ask them?

          • Fredrik Grönkvist May 25, 2014 at 6:11 pm #

            Hi Mark,

            I’ll send you an email with more information

            • morris January 28, 2015 at 5:24 pm #

              I would like to get contacts with watch manufacturer in order to start a business I have logo and ideas to develop.

    13. alif July 4, 2014 at 11:18 am #

      i am interested in importing wrist watches from china to india.will you help me to find the right suppliers.

    14. Dominic July 27, 2014 at 3:04 am #

      Hi Fredrik,

      Great article. I am also looking to import watches with my own brand name. I am looking to get watches similar to that of “Daniel Wellington” watches. Minimalistic is the look I am aiming to create. Would you please be able to send me some manufacturers and some extra information on this topic if you have any :) Thankyou very much. You are very knowledgable and informative.

      Dom

    15. Nick August 10, 2014 at 5:49 am #

      Hello Fredrick

      Thankbyou very much for such a eonderful post, even iam plannig to imoort watches and sell in inda, could you help us with some genuine suppliers, whom we can trust and reply for good quality and with money, as we will not be visiting china, will b ordering online.

      Your guideance will really help us take a wise decision.

      Thank you in advance.

      Awaiting your response.

    16. Yan August 17, 2014 at 6:20 pm #

      Hi,

      I’m currently looking at the idea of making my own watch brand….I’m looking for a quality factory in China that could produce the product with good quality.

      Let me know if you have some input…

      Regards

      Yan

    17. David Hall September 7, 2014 at 12:49 am #

      Hello

      I’m looking to expand my brand and add wrist wear….I’m looking for a factory in China that could produce the product with good quality. And will a sample prior to doing mass production. I’m looking to do stainless steel watches

      • Fredrik Grönkvist September 7, 2014 at 6:17 pm #

        Hello David,

        I’ve sent you an email!

        • Rafael February 17, 2015 at 12:13 pm #

          Hello Fredrik,

          My name is Rafael, I´m from Spain,and I’m very interested in creating my own watchbrand. I already have the designs and an idea of how I want it to look like with all the features.
          Until now I have been looking for providers in Alibaba.com (Sky Ma, Oviya, Rock Lee, and others). Please, would you tell me a good watches manufacturer in china?

          Kind regards and very thanks….

          Rafael

          • Fredrik Grönkvist February 17, 2015 at 3:20 pm #

            Hi Rafael,

            I’ve just replied by email!

            • Matthew July 2, 2015 at 9:15 am #

              Hello Fredrik,

              I already ordered a sample of minimalistic wrist watch and feeling of disappointed knowing the fact that I putted a lot of effort making it in the best quality and giving them very specified details.
              We looking forward to make the best watch in market using Chinese suppliers. The best I meant really competitive watch. In design & quality.

              Would You consider to give some advice for me and also if You have any recommended watch suppliers which are the best at the moment.

              Thanks a lot.

    18. Jordy September 7, 2014 at 2:50 pm #

      I Am also looking for information on a manufacturer to start my own custom watch label.. all that is necessary at this point in time is a contact ! any help finding a manufacturer would be greatly appreciated.

    19. Tee September 10, 2014 at 9:01 pm #

      Hi Fred,
      I will like to get a reliable and factory where I can manufacture quality smart watches in china, Shanghai. I intend to make wrist watches with new idea. Please connect me with a reliable source, contact and how to get started thanks.

      • Fredrik Grönkvist September 10, 2014 at 9:06 pm #

        Hello Tee,

        Not that many, if any, watch manufacturers in Shanghai. Most are based in Guangdong province in the south. I’ll send you an email with a few questions.

        • Tee September 11, 2014 at 1:33 am #

          It doesn’t really matter were they are located, as long as they are reliable. I mention Shanghai because all my research pointed to the city. I’m looking for manufacturer not supplier.

          • Fredrik Grönkvist September 11, 2014 at 11:12 am #

            Ok, I see. However, a supplier may refer to any company supplying goods. Thus, the definition also includes manufacturers. A wholesaler is something else though.

            • Ifedolapo Afolabi October 27, 2014 at 6:35 pm #

              Hi fred,
              Am an upcoming wristwatch designer, I need a company that can manufacture my designs. Please can you let me know my options. Thanks, will be expecting your reply

    20. Aza September 12, 2014 at 9:43 pm #

      Hi am also looking for a good company tht can manufacture watches for me. I am in South Africa.

    21. herman October 17, 2014 at 10:59 am #

      Hi,great article and goodjob,I am looking for acgood watch manufacturer,kindly assist

    22. Tcharlx October 20, 2014 at 7:55 pm #

      Hi Fredrik,
      I would say a BIG thank you for this article. However, I wish to be guided on reputable/reliable Chinese wristwatch manufacturer where I could be importing from without compromising standards and without falling into wrong hands.
      Cheers.
      Tcharlx, Nigeria

    23. Kasia October 28, 2014 at 3:14 pm #

      Hi,

      I’m looking for reliable watch producers from China who would be able to prepare watch following the design directions. Any ideas where I could try?

      Best regards,
      Kasia

    24. Kenny November 1, 2014 at 4:46 pm #

      Hi, please I need information on a wristwatch making company that can customize my designs IInternet bulk , just came accross this site . Thanks,

      • Kenny November 1, 2014 at 4:50 pm #

        From china to be precise!.thanks

    25. Jordy November 6, 2014 at 12:10 am #

      Hi,

      i am looking to source a Watch making manufacturer for a watch brand i am starting in Australia. any help would be greatly appreciated

    26. Brendan November 28, 2014 at 1:13 pm #

      Greetings, iam looking for a wrist watch manufacturer who can provide a consistent service for my new business. iam looking forward to being a wholesaler

    27. AK November 29, 2014 at 3:13 pm #

      Hi Fred,
      Pls guide me to good watch manufacturers, where i want to start my e-com online selling portal. i am very confused on how to import watches , whether we need to apply of Import -Export licence( IE Licence No) and rules to import with percentage of custom duty to be paid , as i do not want to fall in wrong hands and loose my hard earned money.
      Thanks
      AK ( INDIA)

    28. Kasper December 14, 2014 at 4:27 pm #

      Hi Fredrik,

      Just read this article about watch manufactorer in China. I am looking for a reliable watch manufactorer and hope you can help me. I am interested in a company that can design my ideas and prodcing wristwatches in stainless steel case with leather and nylon straps.

      Hope you can help me

      Regards

      Kasper

      • Fredrik Grönkvist December 14, 2014 at 6:30 pm #

        Hello Kasper,

        Chinese manufacturers never offer design services to new buyers, unless the buyer shows a serious commitment from start (e.g. visit their factory). You will need to provide your supplier with a complete design and product specification.

    29. Paul December 26, 2014 at 1:25 pm #

      Hi Fredrik,

      Your articles, but mostly your willingness to help seem too good to be true. Thanks a lot.

      For a the common reasons my partner and I want to start a customisable watch brand. We’re looking for quality steel cases with domed sapphire of acrylic ones that fit a miyota 9015 for example. Also a dial manufacturer.

      Would you have some information,

      Best, Paul

    30. Sibrah December 28, 2014 at 10:22 pm #

      Hi, I am looking forward to importing customized watches from China. I don’t know how flexible the options are when it comes to customization. How do I go for a quality that can last 24 month under sahara Africa wheather condition? Please I will appreciate if we could communicate privately, as I have lots of question to ask.

    31. Sibrah December 30, 2014 at 7:00 am #

      I got precise words for one of my many needs.
      It goes thus, can I place order for watches whose handle/strap/bracelet will be customized to carry company logo and text (engrossed, de grossed or printed) on them? I am thinking about doing this for leather and plastic watches and hoping to get watches that can last 12 to 24 months. Thanks.

    32. Tobias January 11, 2015 at 7:09 pm #

      Hello Frederik,

      Thanks alot for the great article about watches. I’d like to start my own line next year and visit the Canton Fair this year in autumn.

      I’m also gonna order the starter package soon. Looking forward to get more insights from you :).

      Tobias

      • roy August 16, 2016 at 11:05 am #

        hey tobias, how is your watch business going so far?

    33. mirriam Kgole March 1, 2015 at 11:02 am #

      Hi Fredrik my name is Mirriam and i am situated in south africa. i am very eager to start my own brand of wrist watches, i already have a logo and some designs. i just cant seem to find a reliable manufacturer in china.
      Would you please send me some manufacturers and some extra information regarding affordable watches). I really found your article very informative

      Thanks

    34. royngox March 3, 2015 at 12:31 am #

      hi..please email me information on wholesale suppliers of chinese watches.
      high quality imitation such as tag heuer, panerai and audimars piguet model..thanks

    35. Lasse Rasmussen March 25, 2015 at 2:56 pm #

      Hello im locking for some watches to import, it have to in a good quality to a fair Price. So if thats something you Can help me whit then please sent me a mail

    36. Kevin March 30, 2015 at 10:16 am #

      Hi Fredrik,

      A very interesting read.
      I am looking at having some watch made up (approx 15 different styles – both ladies and mens (predominantly mens)) and mainly mechanical using the chinese seagull movements if possible and have our logo printed on the dials.
      I would like to have approx 10 of each style (don’t want to invest in 300 of each style).
      Can you give me a list of suppliers that are willing to accommodate such number and make of watches.
      i look forward to hearing from you.
      regards
      Kevin.

    37. Lilian March 31, 2015 at 3:39 pm #

      Hello dear

      Thanks for this insightful article. I intend starting my watch brand and I will love you to please introduce me to the best companies that can manufacture great watches in China with low MOQs.

      I am starting my brand and I will love every insight from you.

      Many thanks.
      L

    38. Suvasis April 1, 2015 at 12:51 pm #

      Am from India, am looking regular supplier for the cheap and best watches for my distribution network, including kids, gents and ladies wrist watches.
      please suggest with details .

      regards,
      Suvasis

    39. Thomas April 30, 2015 at 7:48 am #

      Hi Fredrik,
      Excellent post, good read!

      I am interested in import of watches from China, for my own personal collection.
      Looking to source quality watches.
      Would appreciate it if you could guide me as to who to contact in China.

      Regards, Thomas

    40. andy May 6, 2015 at 4:02 am #

      Hi Fredrik,

      Thanks for your best article. I am looking for a reliable watch manufacturer and brand. Can you help me?

      Regards

      andy

    41. Donovan May 12, 2015 at 12:44 am #

      Hi Fred

      How would i go about getting custom made watches in China, I have a target market that i would like to supply. Is there an email i could reach you on?

      Thanks for the article

    42. Mfreke Linus May 15, 2015 at 10:30 pm #

      Am in Nigeria, I would love to invest in wrist watch business, pls I need a concrete idea about the importation, branding, originality and life span, gain and lost of the wrist watch business. Pls kindly link me to a good and dependable manufacturers

    43. Gabriel June 4, 2015 at 5:36 pm #

      Hi,
      I kindly wonders if there are any Chinese factories for watch glasses, dials and watch hands that have good working conditions for their employes.

    44. ernest July 13, 2015 at 9:19 am #

      I want to start importing watches, now I want to know in terms of importing brand watches is the quality as good as the pics that are shown, and please advice on which suppliers to go for, and lastly with customs what is required please reply thank you

    45. Georges October 2, 2015 at 6:31 pm #

      Good day sir,

      Thank you for the article. I would like to start my watch brand. Could you please connect me with the reliable watch manufacturer companies.

      Thank you

    46. Milos October 5, 2015 at 2:18 pm #

      Hello Frederik

      I am planning to start a watch company here in germany.
      And I need you to connect me with a watch manufacturer.

      So if you can help me out, please contact me.

      Best regards

      Milos

    47. Nick October 7, 2015 at 8:51 am #

      Hi Frederik,

      I am searching for a stainless steel manufacturer who is doing custom manufacturing for other products than watches. The CAD drawing is already in place but it’s hard to find a good manufacturer without in depth insight into the market.

      Best regards
      Nick

    48. Gil October 10, 2015 at 9:18 pm #

      Hi Fredrik I’m still in the research phase of creating a custom oem watch and want to have it built in China. This post was very helpful but I would definitely like to have a chat about the details of such an endeavor. Would you be able to email me so we can chat a little more in depth? Thanks

      Gil

    49. Robin October 11, 2015 at 6:52 pm #

      Hi,
      We are interested in ordering watches with a few costum options.
      Can you possibly to send me an e-mail for further discussions?

      Best regards
      Robin

      • Fredrik Grönkvist October 12, 2015 at 4:49 am #

        Hello Robin,

        We will contact you shortly!

        • Wambui December 29, 2015 at 7:31 pm #

          Hi Fred.
          I am interested in wrist watches importation.
          Kindly advise on the trusted and reliable suppliers in Guangzhou.

          Also I plan on visiting in january.
          Any info before then will be highly appreciated.

    50. Aimo October 12, 2015 at 1:53 pm #

      Hi Fredrik,
      thanks for this highly interesting article! I’m comparing suppliers for 2 months now and it’s really hard to make a final choice. Going to the Hong Kong Fair in last month did help a lot but I still have this strange feeling about the whole story… Do you have a recommendation for a reliable and sincere supplier for watch casing?
      Thanks and best regards from Germany, Aimo

    51. Jw October 15, 2015 at 9:04 pm #

      Hi Fredrik! I’am looking forward to start my own watch brand. Could you please help me with some questions.

    52. Ajin October 15, 2015 at 9:13 pm #

      Hello, Is it possible to import sealed wrist watch machines to Srilanka? Pls reply in details.

    53. Natália October 16, 2015 at 8:27 pm #

      Dear Fredrik, what a great information.
      I’m seller of jewelry in Brazil and we’ll start on watch Market now, so we’re looking for watch seller in China which produce small quantity (100 pieces) with our logo and it’s so hard to find.
      Can you help me in some way, suggesting suppliers who could do it for me?

      Thanks!!

    54. Stephen October 17, 2015 at 2:08 am #

      Hi Fredrik,

      Great read. I am looking to design an OEM chronograph. Any advice to who I can reach out to for putting together a design and then any advice on which factories in China are best to work with?

      Thanks!

    55. Daniela October 19, 2015 at 8:39 pm #

      Hi Fredrik

      We are watch designers here in the states looking for a reputable manufacturer in Hong Kong. We have been in contact with a few already and have some price quotes and lead times all of which seem to be MUCH higher and longer then anticipated. We have our designs, preferred movements and cad files ready and just need help with sourcing. If you could contact us directly that would be very much appreciated thank you.

      Best
      Daniela

    56. Ron de Jong October 20, 2015 at 10:28 am #

      Fredrik,

      Could you email me a company that can do the above named? I have an idea for a custom watch!

      Kind regards,
      Ron

    57. John October 26, 2015 at 7:21 pm #

      Hi!

      Great article with many useful tips. I am looking for a reliable OEM Chinese watch factory. I would be grateful if you could provide some reliable companies Fredrik. Thanks

    58. Thuy Tien October 27, 2015 at 3:22 am #

      Dear Madam,

      I need your advice! We’re looking for Miyota movement supplier in China.
      But we still not find out which suppliers is qualified and trusted. Could you pls help me this issue?

    59. Baber October 30, 2015 at 3:08 pm #

      HI Fredrik,

      I am looking for a good watch manufacturer who can use Japanese Miyota and/or Swiss movements in the watch with certification. The design is OEM and is a bit technical, but I’d like to see if I can pursue some fancy material such as Titanium to build the watch.

      Can you please connect with me so I can discuss the design and you can help me hook up with a good watch manufacturer?

    60. Marco November 9, 2015 at 6:24 pm #

      Hi I would like to start a small business, and for that I’m thinking of nice one hand wrist watches quartz. do you know where can I find it in China…

    61. Omar Awad November 9, 2015 at 11:55 pm #

      Hi Frederick,

      I’m looking to identify a reputable watch manufacturer who can build an ODM Automatic watch using either a Miyota or ETA movement. Would you be able to provide me with some information?

      Thank you
      Best regards!

    62. quang November 13, 2015 at 4:06 pm #

      Hi, Thank you for the article. Im really interested in starting a small watch company like Daniel Wellington. Could you please recommend me some really reliable and good chinese supplier that I can trust? thank you very much!

    63. Mahiar December 12, 2015 at 2:40 pm #

      Hi Frederick

      My name is Mahiar and i am from Sweden.
      We are based in Dubai since 14 years`
      We have created a design for a watch and want to move now to production
      We need to work with the best ones because quality is our first priority
      Is this something you can help us with ?

      Regards
      Mahiar Afrooz

    64. Richard Wikström December 29, 2015 at 1:39 pm #

      Hi Fredrik,

      We’re based in Sweden and we are looking to have a ODM watch manufactured (custom watchface ). We previously looked in Switzerland, but were not happy with the pricing offered.

      Please get back to us via email for further discussion,

      Best regards,
      Richard

      • anuar December 31, 2015 at 3:26 am #

        Could you share the best manufacturer?thank you in advance

        • Robin December 31, 2015 at 11:07 am #

          Hi Fredrik,

          Thank you for your great articles on this website. We, as many others, are so thankful for the valuable information you provide us.

          My team and I are thinking to start our own watch brand with several models. We have the business concept already and we’re in the design process now. We would like to have contact with you for further information about manufacturers. We have found some but would like your expertise in that matter. Please contact us by email, we speak English and Swedish.

          Happy New Year!

          Best regards,
          Robin

    65. John Pang January 4, 2016 at 2:31 pm #

      Hi Fredrik,

      Would you mind to intro some of the good quality and reliable watch manufacturers in China (mainly in Shenzhen) to me? Thinking to start from small first, probably ODM and put in my own brand logo.

      Thank you

      Regards,
      John Pang
      johnpang2388@hotmail.com

    66. shankar Sinha January 5, 2016 at 7:28 am #

      Dear Fredrik,
      Good Day & Happy New Year

      We are very much interested in exploring the possibility of get good chinese OEMs and ODM for development of watches and electronic gear focused to sell in the Middle East Market.
      Quality is very important
      Would request you support in helping us in finding the right people.

      Regards
      Shankar

    67. Oluwaseun Oyedeji January 5, 2016 at 6:34 pm #

      Hi Fredrick,

      Good day and Happy new year,

      i am interested in starting a small wristwatch company in nigeria, could you please recommend me a very good chinese manufacturer that is reliable and one that i can trust. Looking forward to your reply. Thanks.

    68. William Eljarbø January 14, 2016 at 5:24 pm #

      Hey Fredrik.

      Me and my friend have started a watch company and have already ordered 2 samples. But we are a little bit insecure if the company we are coroporating with are a legit company or just someone that wants to trick us. Would be much appreciated if you took contact with us on the email i used here.
      Thank you.

      William

    69. Chan January 29, 2016 at 2:28 pm #

      Hi Fredrik ,

      Thank you for such insightful sharing.

      i am new to the business, i am looking for reliable and good ODM and OEM companies in china and HK so that i can sent the design to ODM company for availability and quotation.
      And in future will try OEM,thanks.

      Request to link me up,please.

      Thank you

    70. Dan February 2, 2016 at 9:52 am #

      Hey Frederik,

      I am after a contact for a known watch supplier from china to supply to Australia.

      Please let me know asap.

    71. Nelson February 26, 2016 at 8:31 am #

      HI Fredrik, thanks for the information, definitely a great read. I’m wondering if you can send me some information on which factories you recommend to make high quality watches like the ones made by DW, Michael Kors, and Marc Jacobs and others. We are a team of few people and have great knowledge on watches but can’t seem to find a factory that can meet our standards. Any help will be much appreciated, looking forward to your email or message. Thank you, Nelson

    72. Solomon February 27, 2016 at 6:45 am #

      Hello, I am in need of a reliable supplier in in 1688.com…..
      Please it urgent.. Thanks in advance for your help

    73. NeiL February 27, 2016 at 12:42 pm #

      Hello ,

      i m recently Planning For Import Only Watch Dial From China So please Suggest me How Many Diffrent Quality do you keep & send me Prices Detail …Basically i am looking For Watch Dial Range Under 10 RMB Per Dial …so Kindly Waiting for Your Reply

      thanks
      NeiL

    74. Andreas Mouskos February 29, 2016 at 8:32 am #

      Hey,

      Awesome article. We are a micro company that we are looking to OEM a watch and start our own line. Any idea where i can find a manufacturer in China that will provide maybe at least the following? :

      -Stainless Steel 316L
      -Miyota 9100
      -PVD plating
      -Genuine Leather Straps
      -Luminova hands
      -Design the watch based on idea/reference

      Thanks a lot and keep up the good work!!

      • Fredrik Grönkvist March 7, 2016 at 3:18 am #

        Hi Andreas,

        These specifications look quite standard. There are many suppliers in Shenzhen that can make a product according to those specs.

    75. David March 6, 2016 at 1:23 pm #

      Fantastic read Fredrik!
      I’ve been in touch with different suppliers from China for a while now. Unfortunately most of them fail at early stage since they can not meet European standards or proof their quality. Is there any chance you could liaise my team with reliable, experienced suppliers?
      Kind regards,
      David

      • Fredrik Grönkvist March 7, 2016 at 3:11 am #

        Hello David,

        We will get in touch with you. However, it’s true that the majority of the suppliers cannot ensure compliance with EU and US standards. We have experience with non-compliance issues relating to both the watch case (excessive amount of heavy metals) and straps (DEHP and other pthatalates). While we knew of such risks, we actually underestimated how severe the compliance issue is.

    76. Sam March 12, 2016 at 11:11 pm #

      Hi Fredrik
      I am a Business student creating a marketing plan on developing a new watch brand (luxury watches) and came across your article. I was wondering if it is possible for you to give me a rough estimate of how many units a starting out business would order from a supplier including the cost in order to help me complete my assignment please? Your help would be greatly appreciated!

      Thank you

    77. Daniel Goulbourne March 18, 2016 at 9:39 pm #

      Hi,

      I’m trying to start up a small wrist watch company. I’ve designed a plan on how they’re going to look, have wrist straps ready to be ordered, however I’m struggling to find a reliable manufacture in China for shipping quartz movement, Stainless Steel 316L (multiple colours), with a Diameter of 55mm, with branding availability on the base, similar to that of Andreas. Could you please help with me some manufacturers that will be able to assist me in my time of need.

      Many Thanks Daniel

      • ChinaImportal March 21, 2016 at 2:31 am #

        Hi Daniel,

        Sounds strange. What kind of issues did you face? The specs you mentioned are very ordinary.

    78. Timothy March 21, 2016 at 8:19 pm #

      Hey Fredrik,

      Great article and very useful website! I am about to order my samples for a new watch brand. I have spoken to a couple of suppliers but am curious if you have heard of these. I will not mention them on this forum out of privacy reasons but would be great if you could get back to me per email.

      Thanks mate

    79. Michael Andrew March 23, 2016 at 7:29 pm #

      Hi Fredrik,

      Can you please advise me as to which suppliers would be most suitable for my needs. I am looking for a simple face, probably zinc alloy, face diameter of 40mm, strap is not important. Look forward to hearing from you.

    80. Khairool Adzelan Aman March 30, 2016 at 5:32 pm #

      Hi Fredrik,

      First of all, this is just exactly what I needed to keep me on track with my next venture. Second, I’m glad that not only the article is recent, but the comments and replies are too. Give me much more confidence.

      I’m planning to start my own line of watches not only for business but also for charity. So I’m scouting out for watch suppliers online as there are none in my immediate locale. Do you think you could shoot me an email so we could talk in further details?

      Best regards,
      Khairool

    81. Ronnie Axelsson April 1, 2016 at 2:08 pm #

      Hi Frederick

      Im living in Detroit and looking for an ODM manufacturer in stainless steel with sapphire glass
      someone in the Shanghai area would be to prefer but whatever you can help me with, thank you !!

      • ChinaImportal April 4, 2016 at 5:38 am #

        Hello Ronnie,

        We’ve already contacted you by email. Did you receive our reply?

    82. Nicola April 16, 2016 at 10:35 pm #

      Hello,

      This is a great read, Thank you for this.

      I am looking for a supplier for 400 watches 100 of each face which is different.

      Do you have a list of supplier available?

      • ChinaImportal April 18, 2016 at 4:43 am #

        Hi Nicola,

        Yes, we do have supplier lists. We will contact you for more information.

    83. WatchDoc April 27, 2016 at 6:33 pm #

      I worry about the time/ quality of what is being imported. I mean if you want to do it properly you need to have a presence out there or waste additional time getting samples. I worry that too many people are compromising on quality for price. I personally wouldn’t touch a watch if i didn’t recognize/trust the brand. But really good article explaining the logistics of the situation.

    84. Tim Paker May 3, 2016 at 7:53 am #

      I’m currently looking at the idea of making my own watch brand….
      I have some designed I’ve made and I’m looking for a quality factory in China that could produce the product with good quality.

      TimPaker

    85. Filip May 30, 2016 at 12:01 am #

      Hello,
      We are looking for high quality watches to be distributed via our e-commerce and stationary stores in USA and European Union.
      We’d like the watches to be brandable – possibility of the custom logo placement.

      Are there any manufactures supplying also a dropshipping functionalities?

      Please contact us if it’s possible.
      Thanks

    86. Matthew June 10, 2016 at 4:16 am #

      I have some questions about producing a mostly ODM watches with custom dials. Can you please help me?

    87. josh June 17, 2016 at 9:36 am #

      Hello,

      I am interested in creating my own brand of watches .kindly email me with more information regarding supplier sourcing.
      Josh…

      • ChinaImportal June 20, 2016 at 4:46 am #

        Hi Josh,

        We will contact you today or tomorrow

    88. Gedas June 29, 2016 at 2:42 pm #

      Great article, exactly what I needed! I’m currently working on producing my own watch and for the past couple of weeks I’ve contacted a lot of suppliers, talked with them and learnt a lot. However, sometimes I feel as if I still lack knowledge and not sure if one or another thing is common practice or just some shady tactics. If you could give me a hint about which manufacturer is reliable and would not cut on the quality, I’d be more than a happy man :)

    89. alex July 1, 2016 at 11:48 am #

      Hello im looking for a manufacter for producing my watches, can you put me in contact with some factory?

    90. Varun Kaushik July 1, 2016 at 5:40 pm #

      Hey there!

      I am looking for a suitable manufacturer from China or HongKong, who can help me manufacture Daniel Wellington like slim and elegant watches with top notch quality and more premium materials.

      Can you refer some names and help me out with the same?

      I look forward to hearing from you on the same ASAP.

      Thanks in advance. :)

    91. Frank Cohen July 5, 2016 at 12:19 am #

      Great article. I am getting on a flight to Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong this week! My goal is to find a wristwatch manufacturer who will work on a new line of watches for my company http://STARLINGwatch.com I will be there July 7 to 25, 2016. I need to meet you and 6-8 manufacturers who will work with me on a custom design. -Frank

      • ChinaImportal July 11, 2016 at 5:49 am #

        Hi Frank,

        We emailed you last week, hope you received it. We can help you with this.

    92. Marte July 9, 2016 at 11:36 am #

      Hi,

      Great article. Can you please get in touch as I have difficulties finding the right manufacturer for my watches.

      Thanks,
      Marte

    93. Fer Seo July 13, 2016 at 4:50 am #

      Hi,

      Inspired by your article, I’m considering to visit the Canton fair this October. I’ve got designs, and specs laid out. Could you share with me your favourite or recommended watch manufacturer?

    94. Thomas July 14, 2016 at 12:49 pm #

      Hi,

      This article has been very helpful for people to start entrepreneurship! Thanks for the helpful information.

      I happen to find this blog while searching up the Internet with the idea of creating a watch brand to sell locally in my home country. I’m a student currently and I have a group of partners ready to start a wrist watch entrepreneur journey.

      Is it possible to connect us with trustworthy (quality) watch manufacturers from China? We have searched up a few companies but we aren’t sure of which manufacturers we can trust. We are aiming to have at least the quality similar to DW, but with our own design.

      We would also like more information on the ways and operations of providing warranty services for our customers in the near future.

      Do hope that we can an email from you soon! Many thanks!

      Sincerely,
      Thomas

    95. Pooja patel July 31, 2016 at 11:13 am #

      Hi
      I am looking for the manufacturers who makes the copy of designer watches but to be printed under my companys name. The peice range would be somewhere from $5 -15. Please get in touch with me

    96. Summer August 1, 2016 at 5:56 pm #

      Hi,

      Good day! I’m looking for wristwatch manufacturer in Guangzhou and ShenZhen. Appreciate you can send your recommendation.

      Thank you.

    97. Tom Perretta August 2, 2016 at 1:49 am #

      Hello, great read! Thank you for the info!

      Would you be able to give me a few recos for someone looking to import quality watches with my custom designs?

      Looking forward to chatting.
      Thanks
      Tom

    98. Farida September 12, 2016 at 1:17 pm #

      Hello, Good day!
      I want to build my own watch brand. I have some design in my head. But I have no stock-in-trade for MOQ and Production RUn, so i have to find Angel Investor.
      I’m looking for economical wristwatch and watch mechanism manufacturer in China or Hong Kong. Appreciate you can send your recommendation.

    99. Hendrik September 21, 2016 at 9:57 am #

      Nice blog! I’m from Amsterdam and would like to
      create my own brand. Have some designs and ideas, now looking for some developpers en fabrics who can build my design. Do you have a few contacts who i can contact?

      • ChinaImportal September 26, 2016 at 3:36 am #

        Hi,

        You should have receiuved our email by now

    100. umar adam September 26, 2016 at 1:56 am #

      Looking to start my own wristwatch line soon. But i am still hesitant on the company to use.

      I need recommendations. Email me

    101. Jass September 29, 2016 at 1:31 am #

      Hi want you guys number

    102. Grace October 14, 2016 at 2:26 am #

      Hey there,

      First of all, great article. I thought it was great! I’m looking for some suppliers of ODM & OEM watches. I have an exact desgin I would like with my own logo added to the watch face and genuine leather wristband. I have some exact specifications I would like as well. I’m from Australia so they need to be able to post to Australia.

      Thanks
      Grace

      • ChinaImportal October 17, 2016 at 1:46 am #

        Hi Grace,

        You should have received our email by now

    103. Vincent October 23, 2016 at 5:29 pm #

      Hi

      i would like to have some informations, i’m looking for a chronograph production with Seagull ST19 Caliber

      Please can you contact me ? Thx

      • ChinaImportal October 24, 2016 at 3:27 am #

        Good morning Vincent,

        We’ll send you an email later today

    104. Natalie November 10, 2016 at 11:18 pm #

      Hey,

      Very very useful blog & article, thank you! I was quoted $30,000 for my watch molds, your tooling costs seem to be much better!

      Can you please put me in touch with several quality smart watch producers (I am producing GPS tracker in the form of a watch),

      Thank you!

      Nataliya

      • ChinaImportal November 14, 2016 at 1:17 am #

        Hi Nataliya,

        The prices in this article are not based on molds for a Smartwatch, but for a typical quartz watch. $30 k sounds like a lot for a small mold, but perhaps there are many different parts covered in that price, all with relatively narrow tolerances. However, you should always get quote from more than one supplier.

    105. Hayden December 6, 2016 at 4:48 am #

      Hello.

      Great article.

      I need a trustworthy contact who will assist in some decisions regarding suppliers from china.
      Is this something you would be able to help with ?

    106. Anthony Robinson December 21, 2016 at 10:21 pm #

      Would you mind contacting me about bulk ordering ODM and OEM watched from a Chinese supplier

      • ChinaImportal December 26, 2016 at 1:13 am #

        Hi Anthony,

        We contacted you by email last week. Hope you received it.

    107. Luis Fortuno January 1, 2017 at 2:22 am #

      Hello!
      Can you please share me information of suppliers of chinese watches. Intention is to start an online good quality watches business.

      Thanks!

    108. ella reuu January 23, 2017 at 4:56 pm #

      Hello,
      I have been working with a manufacturer in Shenzhen and I have encountered many issues with them meeting timelines etc. I am considering changing manufacturers and also considering ordering my own movements as I believe it might be cheaper and some companies complain of having difficulties obtaining higher end movements. Can you provide a list of manufacturers that are reputable and capable of producing custom designed watches as well as resources where I can purchase movements directly?

      • ChinaImportal January 28, 2017 at 8:31 am #

        Hi Ella,

        We have contacted you by email with more information.

    109. Ejioye JOHN February 18, 2017 at 2:14 pm #

      hello
      Thank you so much for this insightful Article..i understand that China can and produces anything all one has to do is come up with Specifications and prototype…Now the thing is getting a trusted company that will be able to stick to Specifications and also a credible company that will not Scam one of his or her hard earned money…This can only be avoided if you know someone who knows Credible company there in china..Now this is what i need your help on Pls
      can you recommend a credible and trustworthy company that one can send money to to help in the production of wrist watches
      loooking forward to your reply…

    110. NB February 22, 2017 at 10:53 pm #

      Hello!
      Thanks for this great article!

      Would be very thankful if you could share some informations about high quality watch suppliers from china.

    111. Valentino March 5, 2017 at 3:09 pm #

      Thanks for this great article !

      I would like import watches from China and I’m looking for reputable manufacturers, do you have a list of them ?

      Thanks & Best regards

    112. Thomas March 12, 2017 at 9:45 pm #

      Hi. Thanks for the article. Could you provide me with the manufacturer list?
      Best regards,
      Thomas

    113. JohnnyJee March 27, 2017 at 6:58 pm #

      Hi, I’m interested in starting my own watch brand company. I need quality watches. Not sure yet if we’ll go ODM or OEM? Mechanical movement (manual), Saphire glass or hybrid?, Good quality finish case and bezel. I’m new in the industry and I would like your help if possible. Thank you from Montreal, Canada

    114. Zaywne July 14, 2017 at 6:39 am #

      Hi, I am looking for watch manufacturers in China for my oversea client, can you please help? please contact me via email and we will discuss the package there, many thanks

    115. Zolbo Tomita October 24, 2017 at 5:52 am #

      Hi I’m looking for a good quality manufacturer that makes all parts for watches for a low price. I’m looking to make all sizes of watches 18mm – 42mm. Also am looking in making quartz watches can you help me out?

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