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Anyone used/using Alibaba.com to trade globally?

Asked by BronxLens (1525 points ) March 24th, 2009

Just wondering.

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SeventhSense's avatar

I was thinking of using the site but if you look at any of the posted comments or even the administrator’s broken English warnings it gets a little scary. I for one would not trust a site that did not screen each and every wholesaler. If you lose money to a seller in China you have no recourse.
The best site hand down is Worldwide Brands They screen every wholesaler and only deal with businesses so you’ll have to get a Tax I.D. That’s pretty simple though and you don’t have to have a corporation to apply for one. Like most any reputable wholesaler site, it’s not free but one price is for lifetime membership. Here’s another great Liquidation Site

BronxLens's avatar

Lurve 7th! Thanks for the links.

LuckyGuy's avatar

If there are any profits on the transaction they will go to the Chinese. You have no effective legal path of action. They know this.
You think you are entering a “vast untapped market”. Unfortunately the market only sells pieces of you and your company.

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