Category Archives: Global Sourcing

China June trade data buoyed by robust demand

BEIJING — China’s overseas shipments rose from a year earlier as global demand held up and trade tensions with the US were kept in check amid ongoing talks. At home, resilient demand led to a rise in imports. Key Points … Continue reading

Posted in Business, china, Global Sourcing | Leave a comment

Asia growth outlook brightens on strong exports – ADB

MANILA — The Asian Development Bank raised its 2017 and 2018 growth forecasts for the region, reflecting rising exports as manufacturers of smartphones to cars to other consumer goods benefited from improving global demand. Developing Asia – made up of … Continue reading

Posted in Global Sourcing, Business Development, ASEAN | Leave a comment

Thomas D’Innocenzi of Nova Advisors Announces New Asia Global Sourcing Service

Thomas D’Innocenzi of Nova Advisors offers a new Asia Global Sourcing and Business Development service designed to allow small to medium size businesses to compete in the global marketplace at a reasonable cost. New York, United States – February 22, … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Business Development, china, Economy, Global Sourcing, Medical Devices, Technology | Leave a comment

China’s manufacturing sector expands again in October amid steady economic growth

Manufacturing in China expanded last month, surveys released on Tuesday showed, indicating Beijing has more leeway to focus on safeguarding against asset price bubbles and carry out economic reforms rather than introduce measures to boost the nation’s slowing economy. China’s … Continue reading

Posted in Business, china, Global Sourcing | Leave a comment

Foreigners buying directly from rubber farmers

**MY RECOMMENDATION: This may be an opportunity to renegotiate your rubber commodity-based buys to capitalize on lower raw material costs to your suppliers….Tom Continue reading

Posted in Business, Global Sourcing, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Asian stocks decline for seventh day

**Nova Advisors analysis:  recent stock plunge coupled with continuing weak exports provide opportunities for longer-term negotiations with Asia-based suppliers.  Reducing risk for both parties include discussion around lower costs for minimum order quantities, increased spot buys of product, and possible … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Economy, Global Sourcing | Leave a comment

Obama sets measures to boost ASEAN economies

NOTE:  Nova Advisors are ASEAN experts and are located in Bangkok and the US.  We have over 30 years experience in helping companies grow market share and sourcing in Southeast Asia. US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Prime Minister … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Economy, Global Sourcing, Uncategorized | Leave a comment