How We Place Orders In The Yiwu Market As A China Purchasing Agent

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Do you want a professional China purchasing agent to help you source and ship products to your country in a simple and easy way? As a reliable & trusted China Purchasing Agent, this article explains to you how we place orders in the Yiwu market.

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Our one-stop sourcing service, also known as one-stop service includes airport pickup, market guide, order tracking, cargo consolidationquality controlloading container, and shipping.

Our service helped a lot of wholesale customers import from the China Yiwu Wholesale Market over the years. Due to COVID-19, our services have played a more important role in the China Yiwu Wholesale Market.


Firstly, product details

As a top China Purchasing Agent, We will require product details, such as product photos, material, size, quantity, package, etc. So we could find the best supplier for customers based on the above useful inquiry details.

In the wholesale business, full information is very important for us to select proper suppliers, which is the most important step to both supplier and us. In this way, suppliers are able to quote the best and lowest prices.

Secondly, price negotiation

Price negotiation is one of the most important things we need to do for customers. In the wholesale business, small price differences will make a big difference. How to get the best price for customers is extremely important if we want to do business with customers in the long run.

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There are 2 main reasons we could get customers the best prices.

1. As one of the top China Purchasing Agents in Yiwu, our company reputation is one of our biggest advantages in the Yiwu market. This is to say, suppliers are willing to give the bottom price to those with a good reputation and stable business partnerships.

2. Our colleagues in our company all are well-trained and have rich sourcing experiences. Moreover, they know how to compare the suppliers, quality, and prices for the best choice on suppliers. As a professional China purchasing agent, knowing the real cost of every product is the key technique to persuade suppliers to give out the bottom price.

Thirdly, Order Tracking

After customers leave China Yiwu Wholesale Market with all confirmed orders, as customer’s China purchasing agent in Yiwu, we will step in to track all order status.

This is to make sure the lead time, delivery time, quality, quantity, the product specification is all approved. Then keep customers posted on every situation for every order they placed in the Yiwu market, China.

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Fourthly, Quality Control

As a top China Purchasing Agent, our quality control includes 3 phases.

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Firstly. Confirmation sample. This step is just to confirm that the products customers ordered are perfect in quality, quantity, package before production starts.

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Secondly. Production sample. Suppliers will start production based on the confirmation sample, but still, we need to check what the real production product looks like as China purchasing agent, this is a necessary procedure to avoid any mistake or misunderstanding between customer and supplier.

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Lastly. Vessel sample. After suppliers finish production, as customer’s China purchasing agent, we will do 20% randomly testing on all products which are ready to ship. It is our quality-control for customers as a top China Purchasing Agent.

Fifthly, Warehouse Facility

As a customer’s China purchasing agent, we have our own warehouse in Yiwu city is to have everything under control. Moreover, there is usually more than one supplier to manage. For example, the goods in one container are from over 10 different suppliers.

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So, as the customer’s top China Purchasing Agent, not only do we need to do the above procedures, but also we need to collect all products in our warehouse on time after quality control before shipping.

In short, making all products ready in the warehouse will be very helpful for us to proceed with shipping.

Sixthly, Container Loading

As a top China Purchasing Agent.

Firstly, we start with the large and heavy items and load them on the floor against the front wall of the container.

Secondly, continue loading heavier items on the floor and towards the front of the container, placing lighter items on top.

Lastly, pack the items tightly so nothing moves. Work the way along in tiers loading from bottom to top.

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Moreover, look at the spaces in the tier and put an item to fill that space if possible. In short, packing and loading the container well is the key to getting our shipment in good shape on the other end.

Seventhly, China Customs Declaration

As a top China Purchasing Agent, we will submit all documents to China customs about products and containers, such as declaration documents invoice contracts certificate of origin FORM E fumigation certificate, etc.

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Only will finish the customs declaration and get a greenline from china customs, then the container will be boarded to the vessel and start selling to the destination discharge port. Last is we will provide documents, like the original bill of lading invoice packing list or customers to release container by themselves.

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In general, the customer’s declaration is more about paperwork. With that being said, as China purchasing agent, we will confirm all documents with customers in advance, this is to make sure that there will be no issue for products and containers later.

Lastly, Shipping

Now the last is eighth, which is also the last part of our one-stop sourcing service is shipping. Well, after we finish loading, the containers will be sent to the loading port and in the good hands of vessel companies. Although products are leaving china to its destination.


As a top China Purchasing Agent, we still could remotely monitor container and vessel status, we won’t stop coordinating with forwarders and vessel companies until containers arrive at destination discharge seaport and are received by our customers.

Other than shipping by sea, we also have other shipping methods like shipping by air door to door and railway, etc.

Yiwu City

In the early 1980s, China Yiwu city was an impoverished rural county historically known for its small traders, who mostly bartered sugar for chicken feathers during the Qing dynasty. When the Futian Market Yiwu City China was opened in November 1982, it merely consisted of a few hundred sheds and stalls, but proved highly popular and grew quickly. In 1983, the county government spent 580,000 yuan (US$293,567) to build a new market consisting of booths. By the end of that year, there were more than 1,000 vendors selling over 3,000 products, most of them from outside Yiwu China.

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Yiwu city, 1991

In October 1984, the Futian Market Yiwu City China continued its rapid growth and was rebuilt and expanded multiple times. The number of market booths exceeded 10,000 in 1991. Moreover, the World Bank called it the world’s largest small commodities market in 2015. By 2013, it attracted more than 20,000 customers daily from all over the world and sold US$11 billion of goods annually. Till 2019, there are more than 80,000 booths for worldwide buyers to choose from the Futian Market Yiwu City China, Yiwu city, China.

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Yiwu city, 2020

Yiwu Market

China Yiwu market is the ultimate destination for buyers to come to Yiwu city. Now for those who don’t know about the Yiwu market, we specifically made a full introduction to the Yiwu market.

The highlighted map below is the famous China Yiwu market, actually, it’s the biggest wholesale market in the world, this is recognized by the United Nations.

To clarify, there is a total of 5 districts in the Futian Market Yiwu City China. Each district each floor is for a certain product, truth be told. Futian Market Yiwu City China is a well-organized market for worldwide buyers who come to do business easily.

China Yiwu Market

Yiwu market, the largest wholesale market in the world. Futian Market Yiwu City China, also known as Yiwu wholesale market or Yiwu market. As mentioned above, there are over 80,000 suppliers in China Yiwu market, which makes Yiwu market the biggest commodity market in the world.

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On the other hand, the Futian Market Yiwu City China covers an area of 4 million square meters, exhibits 400,000 kinds of products. These products come from around 40 industries and include 2,000 different categories of goods.

Coronavirus Update in China Yiwu Market District 3

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