Coronavirus: Chinese Government Shutting Down Dropshipping Functions
Chinese Government shutting down the dropshipping fulfillment services amid the crises of Coronavirus.
According to the US Census Bureau, China witnessed a fall of 20.84 percent in its export to the US. The import of Chinese goods in the US is now the lowest since 2013.
Coronavirus has been raising the threats to dropshipping business. People from all over the globe are reluctant to come in contact with anything coming from China.
Online buyers are showing concerns over China-made products, hence canceling product that is sourced from China.
Due to the rising concern and the threats of transferring of Coronavirus, the government of China shuts down the activities of China-based dropship companies.
One of the leading dropshipping suppliers, CJ Dropshipping, mentioned in a notice about shutting down their functions and asking dropshippers to remove all the Facebook ads as they will not be able to fulfill any order till 9th February.
Threat for Dropshippers
Dropshipping is definitely going to see a hard time in the coming days. The online stores may see a backlash and the customer service department had better prepare to answers the plethora of customers’ queries in the coming days.
What Should Dropshippers Do?
Well, the threat is real but it is not going affect dropshipping a lot.
The solution is simple – Do not source the product from China!
You can easily find a reliable dropshipping supplier in the USA and other regions as well. Just gain your customer’s confidence by showing dissociation with Chinese suppliers and products.
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