Many Chinese online wholesale shops have warehouses in the EU. These warehouses are necessary to provide a better customer experience. The two most important ones, no custom costs and delivery within one week. Several of these shops have their warehouses located within the UK. But what will happen with those now the Brexit is becoming real.
Chinese webshops with UK Warehouses
See also our earlier blog about EU warehouses: Chinese Worldwide Warehouses
Changes for the Chinese wholesale customer
Will the benefits still exist for the Chinese webshop buyer? Or do the online Chinese stores need to transfer their warehouses? There are shops which already have a warehouse in Germany and France.
Overcome buying in China online barries
The EU customers are requiring faster delivery times which is the most important reason for customers not to buy in China. The prices are low enough for everyone willing to risk some products, but waiting for three weeks and the prospect to pay customs is keeping them away.
Moving UK warehouses?
So it’s a matter of time until the large wholesalers will move away from the UK and settle their warehouses on the mainland of the EU. We will keep you updated on this one, let’s see which Chinese webshop is first.
Chinese Products from EU Warehouses
Take a look at the EU spin-off from compareimports, euwarehouse.com
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