Join Renaud Anjoran, Founder & CEO of Sofeast, in this podcast aimed at importers who develop their own products as he discusses the hottest topics and shares actionable tips for manufacturing in China & Asia today! WHO IS RENAUD? Renaud is a French ISO 9001 & 14001 certified lead auditor, ASQ certified Quality Engineer and Quality Manager who has been working in the Chinese manufacturing industry since 2005. He is the founder of the Sofeast group that has over 200 staff globally and offers services (QA, product development & engineering, project management, Supply Chain Management, product compliance, reliability testing), contract manufacturing, and 3PL fulfillment for importers and businesses who develop their own products and buyers from China & SE Asia. WHY LISTEN? We‘ll discuss interesting topics for anyone who develops and sources their products from Asian suppliers and will share Renaud‘s decades of manufacturing experience, as well as inviting guests from the industry to get a different viewpoint. Our goal is to help you get better results and end up with suppliers and products that exceed your expectations!
Friday Nov 03, 2023
Friday Nov 03, 2023
Sofeast's CEO Renaud welcomes China business expert Angel Ho, CEO of Hongda Business Services in Shenzhen, onto the show to talk about what the business environment for foreigners seeking to do business there today is really like, and about the process of setting up a manufacturing facility in China for foreigners and all of the legal and administrative points you'll need to take care of. They also both share some of the key mistakes that foreign businesses make when setting up their factory.
00:00 - Greetings.
01:06 - Angel and Hongda introduction.
02:21 - What's the general business environment in China after 'Zero-Covid' really like for foreign businesses?
07:40 - The Chinese economy is less vibrant than before now. What is the government doing to encourage foreign investment?
11:55 - How easy is it to hire foreigners in China today?
16:41 - If a Western company wants to start their own manufacturing company in China, what's the process?
21:30 - Selecting the right area and government support for manufacturers.
25:55 - 7 Common mistakes foreign businesses make when setting up a manufacturing facility in China.
35:39 - Wrapping up.
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