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marko85 marko85 is offline
Join Date: Apr 2004
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shipping and payment

Hello, i have recently established a contact with a supplier from china (footwear) and have spent the past few weeks looking for the best company who offer the best prices. Now, most of my responses have been that the company only deal in large wholesale orders. However i did find a company where I was able to order a small quantity just to sample the quality and other details. Now, all the comapnies I have contacted (about 15-20) all operate under the same policy, they wish to recieve payment before the product is shipped.

I have recieved an invoice and have asked for company details and registration details so i feel a little more sercue about sending money across the world. I have all this and yet I feel a little bit concerned that the company is under no obligation to send me my order.

They wish to recieve money via western union. I have agreed to pay the sum onf $180 before the end of this week. Please can you get in contact with me asap to offer any advice or suggestions that may make this trade more safe and give me some kind of piece of mind.
Also if you could let me know if this is the standard way of doing business with companies from china?

I am only starting in an attempt to open a business so going through a bank account at the moment is not possible.

Please also let me know if there are any customs charges that may accour once the order reaches the UK.

Many thanks and i look forward to your reply.

Marko Kasic

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