Clothing has always been part of people’s daily life. As time goes by, clothing trends changes from more suitable to more comfortable. Nowadays, people are willing to show their perfect figures and leggings just meet the demands of people’s desire. This article will tell you details that you need to know when importing leggings form China.
1.How Does Leggings Bring You Business?
Leggings are getting more and more popular these days, which share a worldwide market and the global market keeps growing, especially market in UK and USA. Leggings are not only made for women, but also for men and children.
With a second largest population, China is no doubt one of the largest manufacturing places for leggings. So it’s a great choice to import leggings from China. And following are the things you need to know about how to import leggings from China.
2.Classification of Leggings Produced in China
If you are going to import leggings from China, the first thing you need to know it what kind of leggings is your aim. Leggings made in China have lots of categories, and I divide them in the following form by types and manufacture areas.
Manufacture Areas in China
Yiwu, Guangzhou and Xiamen
Main in Yiwu and surrounding city in Zhejiang Province
Guangzhou and Dongguan
Shenzhen, Guangzhou and some other cities in Zhejiang Province
3.Where to Find Leggings Manufacturers, Suppliers and Leggings Wholesale Market in China?
Knowing about what to import, the next thing would be where to import. Those places are scattered all over China. And the following would be the largest manufacturing places in China.
a.Yiwu—World wholesale market for leggings
Yiwu is well-known for its small commodities. And leggings, as one of its categories, take great share in Yiwu market. It is located in the east of No.4 District of Yiwu International Trade City. If you are going to import for wholesale, here is a wonderful place for sourcing. And if leggings are only one part of your business, you need to buy many other products in your container, and then Yiwu will be a suitable place.
Another large market of leggings in Yiwu is Yiwu Huangyuan Garment Market, where you can find all kinds of leggings there. If you are going to purchase for retail, here is the best choice.
b.Guangzhou, Guangdong Province—World’s Capital of Leggings
In Guangzhou, Guangzhou Baima Garment Wholesale Market is the place to go. If you are sourcing middle or high ended leggings, you need to pay a visit here. You can find all kinds of leggings you need here in different materials. And the latest fashion here will surprise you. If you are to doing business on high-ended and fashionable leggings, here is the best choice.
c.Dongguan, Guangdong Provinve
If you are going to import casual leggings, Huanghe Clothing Wholesale Market in Dongguan is just there for you. It focuses more on leggings that are in Korean and Japanese style. And it provides semi-manufacturing suppliers if these are what you looking for.
d.Shenzhen, Guangdong Province
If you are focusing on high quality and aiming at European and American market, you may look for Shenzhen Nanyou Century Square. There is a cluster of market wholesale market around it. It’s a place worth paying a visit.
4.How to Search Leggings Suppliers from China
a.Big Scale And Professional Fairs Will Help
(a)China International Fashion Fair
It is largest clothing fair in China, where you can find the latest fashion and all ends of clothing. As it links China with the rest of the world, you can find merchants from all over the globe gathering here and exchanging the latest of their goods to each other.
Click here to know more: http://en.chiconline.com.cn/
It is an apparel supply chain expo that focuses on original design. Just like other fashion show, you can experience the charm of latest design on clothing. Besides latest fashion designs, its exhibits cover the upstream and downstream enterprises of the apparel supply chain.
Click here to know more: http://www.fashionsource.cn/acn/index.aspx
b.Some Websites You May Find Useful
It’s one way to know about the trend and it’s another to know it for details. There are three main websites in China where you can find the best selling leggings. That’s better for us to search for suppliers.
5.Problems May Have When Import Leggings
Leggings win the heart of both men and women, and many countries have strict rules and high requirement for leggings. Except for this, leggings products still have other problems that make it little more complicated than other products, and here are several main problems you may have when import toys from China.
a.Problem of Compliance and Safety
Compliance test is very important when importing leggings from China as most countries and areas have their own regulations.
As consumers’ awareness of environment protection and health, besides the comfortableness, safeness and function, they focus more on its textile safety from its source to the products.
Leggings are something touchable to our skin, so special test needs to be done to make sure that the textile does no harm to our skin.
Its test includes:
Label information detection
Fiber composition analysis; Certification and recommendation testing; Country of origin information
Fabric structure analysis; Dimensional stability analysis; Color fastness; Strength test; Fabric performance test
Azo dyes test; Sensitizing Disperse Dyes test; Carcinogenic dyes test; Heavy metal test; Formaldehyde test; Phenol test; Phthalate test; Testing of natural raw materials for producing eco textiles
b.Problem of Design Infringement
Many factories like to print some characters in their leggings, which is patented by other company. If they are not authorized by the original company, then all these leggings with such characters can be design infringed. Your products will be examined by both China custom and foreigner custom. Once they find you don’t have the authorization, they will destroy them.
Even if you are lucky enough to escape the custom’s inspection, you will run into the same problems as above when selling these unauthorized toys.
So if you want to import leggings with some patented characters printed, you need to make sure whether your supplier has the authorization. If not, you can change to another supplier, or you have to give up this product in case it may ruin your business.
The article provides basic information on importing Leggings from China. Hope it will help you with your problems. If you need to know more on details, please contact us.