Teach me how to buy fashion textile in China? It’s a typical question that a buy agent received frequently. Generally, such question comes from a business starter who never hire a China agent service. If you already enjoyed the service of market guide or China buy agent, surely you will feel easy to purchase fashion textile in China. Frankly, China agent of market guide or buy agent is very helpful when you source and buy in fashion textile market.
Shangjin is a professional China agent. Normally we work as a market guide, buy agent, and export agent. We are glad to share and teach you many tips to help you purchasing in fashion textile market. In order to clarify the question of “How to buy fashion textile in China”, we’d like to explain in 3 key points about China Agent of market guide or buy agent.
- Where is the best fashion textile market in China
- What does a China agent service as a market guide and buy agent
- How to work with a professional China agent smoothly
Where is the best fashion textile market in China
Fashion textile is one of the most important product in China export trading. Normally, fashion textile is the same position as clothing, which are all the pillar industries of China. In fact, textile market in Guangzhou, mainly the biggest fashion textile market in China. Furthermore, if you want to know where is the best fashion textile market in China, Guangzhou is the best choice.
Following, we shall introduce 10 famous textile market in Guangzhou. Where you can easily find any kinds of fashion textile as you want. Of course, there are still many other big textile markets. If you want to know more, please visit our website for further information.
By the way, because of the export center of fashion textile, there are many China agent seeking clients in the textile markets. Usually, you can find some market guide or buy agent in the textile markets. Generally, we call them China agent, who are work as market guide or buy agent.
The fabric market is the biggest wholesale market for fashion textile in China. More than 20,000 vendors sell fashion textile locate there. And the shops spread in the whole 7 big district in the sales building. Amazingly, countless fashion textile categories in the fabric market. Generally, you can find whatever you want in the textile market freely.
In the textile city, mainly for high quality and fashion textile. Here we strongly suggest you to hire a China agent. Because they service as market guide or buy agent to help you. Because the textile market is extremely huge district. And the China agent can help you save much time and energy.
2. Guangzhou Textile Exchange Park
The textile market is a new sales park for several years only. And it’s also a very big fashion textile market. There are thousands fashion textile sellers located in the textile market, who usually are manufacture shops. Because of the lower rent than international textile city, the price is better with same quality level.
In the fabric market, you can find various fashion textile with ready garment samples. So that you can understand the designs and functions are fashion textile to be good sales. However, still better for you to hire a market guide service, as well as a China buy agent to help you sourcing and purchasing. Interestingly, in the market, you can find many design workshops, who can make fashion clothing samples for you. Of course, the sample price is very expensive.
3. China Yangtze River Textile Market
This textile market is very big too, and have 2 separately sales buildings. In fact, this textile market is mainly for warehouse to store fabric. However, your market guide or buy agent, will usually suggest you to place order in the textile market. Why? Surely, it is because of the lowest rent of shops means cheaper price.
Moreover, the key reason is that, you normally can find some big and professional fashion textile manufacturers there. Of course, better for you to check in advance with your China agent if worth to go and buy fashion textile there.
4. Guangzhou Changjiang Fabric & Accessories Center
Changjiang fabric & accessories center, is one of the most famous textile market in Guangzhou. However, it’s now is not the major sales center of fashion textile. Because now the business is not so good business. The first floor there are hundreds big shops for fashion textile, but from 3rd to 6th floor, mainly for warehouse.
If you are lucky, your market guide can recommend some good suppliers, who sell good quality fashion textile in a good price. In fact, China agent always like to find such manufacturers, so that when their clients what similar products, they can easily quote a competitive price.
5. Ruikang Accessories Lace Textile Market
This textile market, mainly for fashion textile accessories, such as lace, zipper, elastic, etc. Actually, various categories in the textile market, and you can easily find any kinds of accessories there. However, it’s really a difficult work to sourcing and buying. Better for you to require your China buy agent or market guide to sourcing before you come to China. Usually, a professional China agent will be gland to help you free sourcing.
6. Yinling Fur Textile City
This fur city, is not so big, mainly for fake fur fashion textile. The price in this textile market is cheaper, and quality is acceptable. If you want to buy cheap fur fashion textile, better to sourcing here. Moreover, you market guide will also tell you, nearby this market, there are still have many shops in other buildings selling fur fashion textile. You can find them with your China agent easily.
7. Zhongda Jiuzhou Texile Trade Plaza
8. Zhongda Wufeng Textile Market
This textile market is very famous, and are very welcome for foreign buyers too. Big market districts with East and West 2 areas, and thousands vendors in the textile market. In these market, you actually can find any items you want, fashion textile and accessories with cheaper price. Normally, China agent like to introduce their clients to sourcing and buying there. A professional market guide surely will help you find the best vendors easily.
9. Meijing Textile City
This textile market is mainly for sports fabric and related function textile. Most of the vendors have their own shops, the price is cheaper than international textile market. Still need your market guide to help you sourcing.
10. Zhongda Textile Circle
Zhongda textile circle is very famous, as it’s the biggest fashion textile market circle in China. It’s not a simply sales building or market. In fact, more than 10 textile markets in the area, together with thousands small fashion textile shops nearby in many small alleys. Any level of quality, price, or designs you can find. However, too big textile market circle, will cost you much time and energy to find the correct items. Better for you to hire a China agent to help you, market guide or buy agent are very popular in Zhongda textile circle.
China agent share you tips in fashion textile market
Fashion textile business is a popular export trading business, many foreign buyers come to China textile market sourcing and purchasing. However, there are many hidden rules and buying skills in China textile market. If you don’t understand well, maybe you will fail to your buying behavior, or meet many troubles.
A China agent, here we means market guide, or buy agent, will share you many tips in buying fashion textile in China. Furthermore, they always remind you some hidden rules, to help you avoid troubles. Following, a professional China buy agent shall share you some normal tips in fashion textile market.
1. Unit of measurement in fashion textile market
In China fashion textile market, there are usually use 4 unit to measure fashion textile, meter, yard, kg and ton. Before you require a quotation, you’d better confirm with the suppliers carefully. Your buy agent or market guide will surely check and remind you such point. Because it’s very important for you to get a correct idea of quality and price.
2.Pricing manner difference
Since the measurement of unit is different, the unit price is not same. It’s very important for you to check and confirm with the suppliers. Especially, a professional China agent, no matter market guide or buy agent. Usually, the market guide or buy agent will always require a legal sales contract from suppliers. So that you can check carefully, and avoid troubles when you receive goods.
3. Price difference in sample and bulk
In fashion textile market, the sample price is usually higher than bulk price. For example, bulk price is 20rmb/meter, the sample price will be 23-25rmb/meter. Sometime, if the fabric is new style, or new function, the sample price will be much higher than bulk price. Your market guide or buy agent will surely check such points before you confirm the order.
4. Delivery sufficiently
In China fashion textile market, there is a hidden rule of delivery sufficient or lack. When you get a quotation from the suppliers, you must confirm if delivery sufficiently or not. For instance, you order 1,000 meters, but when you receive fabric, the actual quantities is only 980 meter, or 950 meter, even less. This hidden rule, is known by every experienced buyers. Actually, your market guide and buy agent, will check and confirm with the suppliers before you place orders. And before goods delivery to your China agent warehouse, the market guide or buy agent will check the quantities to ensure the quantities are sufficient.
5. Color card free
When you sourcing and buying with your market guide or buy agent, you will find that the color cards in the fashion textile shops are free. You can choose what you interested items, and take back freely. However, your market guide or buy agent will remind you to ask the suppliers and record the fabric composition, width, weight and price. So that after you place order finally, you can check if the price correct, and the products is the same as you want.
6. Clarify the fabric composition
Fabric composition is very important, because it means quality and price. Before you place order, or even compare the price, you’d better to check the detailed composition, as well as the yarn count, weave methods, and gram weight,etc. More detailed information, more correct or high quality you can buy in a cheaper price. If you hire a professional China buy agent, or market guide, they can help you focus on all of the detailed information.
7. Negotiate the MOQ
MOQ is always the basic requirements in the fashion textile market. Not only to identify the sample price, but also for the bulk price. Even related with the customized making fabric. Anyway, different fabric with different MOQ. And if you only want to buy the fabric which the supplier is out of stock, the MOQ is usually 500 meters. If you want to customized your own color, the MOQ maybe need 1,000-2,000 meters. Your China agent will help you negotiate with the suppliers to get the smallest MOQ for you. Because market guide and buy agent are all professional in such bargain.
8. Customized making
In China fashion textile market, you can find good suppliers to place your orders for customized making. Mainly accept color customized making, some can accept individual patterns. Of course, in dyeing, printing, or embroidery, you can find manufacturers for customized making. The MOQ will be higher, and the price will be a little higher too. Your China agent of market guide, or buy agent, can help you find the best suppliers.
9. Color tolerance
Color tolerance is a popular situation in fashion textile market. Not only in normal products, but also in customized making textile. Because the color tolerance comes from each batch, which usually 1,000 meters each batch. Actually, if each batch, the color tolerance is around 10% or less, we think is reasonable and acceptable. However, better for you to clarify with the suppliers, which color tolerance percent you can accept. Normally, if you hire a professional China agent for market guide or buy agent, they will request the suppliers proceed in a strictly requirements.
What does a China agent service as a market guide and buy agent
China agent are very popular service when you sourcing and buying in China fashion textile market. The service of market guide or buy agent are usually recognized as its one-stop solution service. Which means the China agent of market guide or buy agent, will do all of the detailed work according to your requirements. Generally, the service of market guide or buy agent are following.
1. Free sourcing service
Free sourcing before you come to China fashion textile market. After you send your specifications of your interested fabric, the market guide or buy agent will source in the fashion textile market. They can easily find the best fashion textile suppliers for you.
2. Market guide service
Accompany you visiting fashion textile market after you come to China. Amazingly, the China agent of market guide or buy agent, can help you translate, record the detailed information of fashion textile, and help you negotiate with the suppliers.
3. Order tracking
Follow up the orders after you make decision to place order. The China agent of market guide or buy agent, will double confirm the detailed order requirements. Meantime, they will sign a legal sale contract with each suppliers you appointed. Furthermore, they will track the orders in each production process, to ensure the quality is good enough. If there is any problem, the market guide or buy agent will deal with and solve in time.
4. Quality Checking
Quality inspection before the goods delivery. As we all know, there are many hidden rules in China fashion textile market. So that it’s important to check quality before delivery from suppliers. The market guide or buy agent will not only check the quantities and color, but also will check if the packages are good enough for shipping. Furthermore, if you want to test the fabric composition, the China agent of market guide or buy agent will find the Third party institute to test the quality.
5. Consolidate and shipping
Pick up goods and consolidate to warehouse, and arrange container loading. A professional China agent of market guide, or buy agent, usually have their own warehouse in Guangzhou. Free store for their clients in 7-10 days, and lower extra fees if need more days to store goods. After they pick up goods in the fashion textile market, or in the warehouse. They will arrange container loading, or shipping directly to customs warehouse for LCL shipping and air shipping.
6. Customs declaratrion
Prepare documents and certifications that you need customs declarations in China, and customs clearance in your destination port. All related documents are collect and legal enough, to ensure your goods can release very quickly. A professional China agent of market guide, or buy agent, if they are very professional in such export process, we usually call them China export agent too.