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Coronavirus Impact - Factory & Market Updates

MAR 3 / by Jalona Falkner / Corona

After the extended Chinese New Year, factories are slowly returning to full capacity. In this post, I share the current status of Guangzhou markets and Yiwu Commodity City - it's almost show time again!

Questions and Answers about products, shipping and traveling to China.

Feb 10 / by Jalona Falkner / Corona

You are no doubt keeping up with this crazy Coronavirus that's all but completely halted all business in China. Who'd have ever seen this coming? Certainly not me!


In this post I share some information with you that answers the most common questions I've received. I also encourage you to stay informed by visiting the CDC and WHO websites regularly.

Getting your body in shape for China is a MUST. Here's my personal method for getting in shape....

Jan 30 / by Jalona Falkner / Travel

I've come up with 4 tips that will help you get in shape for the week-long China Business Tour. I'm not advising that you go out and join a gym :) All of this can be done from home. But I am advising that you prepare your body so that you can maximize your #Hustlecation!


Principal, The China Connect

Jalona is founder and owner of The China Connect and is passionate about connecting business owners to suppliers and vendors to access factory direct pricing, product options and capacity. Through custom vendor lists, sourcing projects, and China tours, she's helping small businesses bust down the doors to international business and take a seat at the table. 


  • Coronavirus Q&A

  • Getting in Shape for China

  • New China Chat Podcast!