- Traditional Chinese products: Chinese artisans create a wide variety of gorgeous products. For instance, you can buy tablecloth sets, wall hangings, lampshades etc. made of silk. Jewelry, teapots and objets d’art made of enamel are also greatly appreciated in different parts of the world. There is also immense demand for traditional Chinese medicine.
- Products that require a lot of labor to create: Chinese manufacturers have an advantage over companies in other countries in that they have access to a cheap and well trained workforce. As a result, it is possible to buy garments, sportswear, accessories, gift items and the like at very cheap prices. Chinese manufacturers also make cell phone accessories and a wide range of electronic products at very low prices.
- Factory surplus products: Since China is a manufacturing power house, you can use Taobao to look for products that haven’t been bought by buyers for some reason such as a problem with export documents. In fact, you can pick up high quality products at really low rates this way.
If you have a business of your own then Taobao can be a really good source of products to sell, particularly since you can get goods at very low prices on this marketplace. However, you have to ensure that you only ever buy from a company that offers high quality products. The company you buy from should also have a good reputation for delivering goods on time or else you will not be able to meet your commitments to your own customers. It also helps to have a really good Taobao agent who can make the transactions easy for you. The right products from Taobao can enable you to run your business successfully.