Coronavirus: Chinese Government Shutting Down Dropshipping Functions

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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.

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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.  

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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.

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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.

To find the best dropshipping suppliers from different regions, do check out the following posts.

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Bilal Uddin

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10 Responses to Coronavirus: Chinese Government Shutting Down Dropshipping Functions

  1. Ayesha says:

    This is very informative Bilal, Thanks for sharing the information, its very helpful for me.

  2. Anand says:

    Can I use the items I ordered from Banggood in November 2019? I got it today.

  3. JOSH says:

    BUT MANY PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN TO SUPPLIERS IN CHINA AND THEY ARE SAYING THEY ARE ALL GOING BACK TO WORK ON FEB 2ND. ONLY THE ONES AFFECTED ARE SUPPLIERS FROM WUHAN PROVINCE.

  4. A Bari says:

    What’s the work around for issue like these?

    • The best way to prepare for this kind of issue is to adopt the drop surfing strategy. It means having multiple suppliers in your contact from different regions. There are numbers of dropshipping suppliers in US that you can contact, which will eventually help you as it would shorten the shipping time.

  5. Doann says:

    I have some orders from customers but the Suppliers from China is not working now. I have sent them messages and they said they did not know when to start due to the CoronaVirus. This is really a nightmare. Hope everything will be fine soon

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