An exhaustive guide to Minimum Order Quantity MOQ requirement in China

An exhaustive guide to Minimum Order Quantity MOQ requirement in China

Sometimes, Asian manufacturers may ask you for a high MOQ. Most suppliers use a cost and profit per-unit basis to calculate the MOQ. Thus, the MOQ is multiplied by the number of SKUs ordered from the same manufacturer. Considering that your order includes multiple SKUs, this quickly brings the required MOQ up to 10,000 units. Most small businesses can't afford such orders.

Limiting the list of products ordered to only one or two SKUs may be a viable option for some, but not for most. In this article, we explain how to reduce the MOQ required by your supplier. This is primarily done by optimizing the materials and components used, limiting the customization of items, and of course negotiating. Before we get into the details, we explain why MOQs are so expensive for Asian manufacturers.

This information and much more are developed in this article, which covers everything importers need to know about Asia's MOQ restrictions.

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