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Millions of watches are assembled in China every year, primarily in Shenzhen, Guangdong province. With hundreds of watch manufacturers to choose from, it can be somewhat tricky to find one capable to manufacture your watch design.
In this article, we share our experience of China’s wristwatch industry and explain the factors that matter when selecting a manufacturer. We also explain what importers must know about design customization, and how this has a direct impact on pricing and minimum order quantity requirements.
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The role of the Watch manufacturer
Materials and Components
Heavy metals, phthalates, and other restricted substances
How do I know if the supplier can make my watch design?
Planning to import watches from China? In this article, we explain how you can implement our framework to go from design drawing and prototype to mass production and quality control.
This is covered
Design Customization Options
Watch Standards and Regulations
Watch & Clock Trade Shows
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.Continue reading Importing Watches from China: A Complete Guide
There are thousands of watches, jewelry and accessories manufacturers in China, and other Asian countries. While you can start sourcing right now on Alibaba.com or Globalsources.com, many importers prefer to meet suppliers face to face, negotiate prices and check samples.
In this guide to watches and jewelry trade shows in Asia, you get a complete overview of the top events in 2020, in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan (ROC), Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, and the Philippines.
Organizers of this fair include Hong Kong Trade Development and Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers Association Ltd.
The fair is one of the most acknowledged Watch and Clock Fairs in Asia. More than 800 exhibitors are expected to exhibit their products at the show this year. Around 20,000 buyers are also likely to visit the fair.
The products will be displayed in the following categories:
This year, we have seen a trend with many startup brands, in the Watch industry, shifting from Electronic Quartz Watches, to Mechanical and Automatic Watches. While closely related, there are various differences in terms of components, quality issues, applicable regulations and labelling requirements that overseas buyers must know, when importing Automatic and Mechanical Watches from Chinese manufacturers. In this article, we explain what you must know before getting started.
What is the difference between Quartz, Automatic and Mechanical Watches?
I met Ningle Zhong at the HKTDC Watch fair in Hong Kong back in September 2012, while representing a client. Since then a lot of things have happened in life and business for both of us. Ningle Zhong is the founder and manager of the watch manufacturer Shenzhen Babylon Watch Co.Ltd. In this interview we look into how he got started, his views on the industry and what he thinks about the future.
Before you started Shenzhen Babylon Watch Co., Ltd. you were working for a Trading Company in Shenzhen. How come you decided to start your own factory?
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