Replying To [martinh151]:Hi Martin.
Just wondering how you got on with shipping bulk wine to china? I have also been in contact with a company that wants very large quantities of bulk wine shipped. Your insight would be appreciated!
Quoting from [martinh151]:
I'm wondering if any other users have had problems with Chinese buyers of wine. I've been in negotiations with a winery in China who are looking for a large amount of bulk wine to be shipped to their company. So far they have supplied all relevant health certifies required by Australian legislation. They seem legitimate, however I have heard from an acquittance about container loads of wine not being paid for or going missing even when there is a L/C in place. I know the basics of what constitutes a L/C but have never used them before and so any help in how I can protect myself would be great. Ideally I would like to have a L/C which is paid once the Chinese winery receives the Bill of Lading, but I'm guessing that buyers prefer L/C which is paid once the container arrives in the port of destination.
Any advice, or tips on where to look for this information would be greatly appreciated.
I'm a South African wine representative in Beijing and I'm looking for a Chinese clients/distributors/importer that is interested to import bulk wine.
Any suggestions or contacts?