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Search for Quality and Credible Suppliers Online (FREE) houses over 100,000 high-quality suppliers with special emphasis on Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland and Asia. HKTDC helps you identify the potential business partners by giving you some facts and figures about the supplier provided by third party organisations or HKTDC.

HKTDC is cooperating with Dun & Bradstreet, Panjiva, PIERS, Go-Business, and Goodwill China to provide reliable import / export data and business information of suppliers on hktdc.comĦĤs product and service directory.

Label for supplier reference

A Ħ§Supplier ReferenceĦ¨ label, which helps you differentiate suppliers by providing more comprehensive information of suppliers, would be associated with suppliers on

Reference information includes:
ĦE Business information, provided by Duns & Bradstreet
ĦE Certifications, provided by Intertek
ĦE US market information, provided by Panjiva
ĦE US import data, provided by PIERS
ĦE Hong Kong export data, provided by Go-Business
ĦE China export data, provided by Goodwill China
ĦE Participation in TDC activities
ĦE Membership Association, provided by HKDA
ĦE Industry certifications obtained

Label for premier supplier

A "Premier Supplier" label, which provides more company information for your reference, including details about its factory operation, trading activities, R&D, OEM/ ODM capability, as well as corporate, factory tour and product videos.

Label for D and B checked

A Ħ§D&B CheckedĦ¨ label, which show the suppliersĦĤ integrity.

Provided by Dun & Bradstreet (HK) Ltd, D&B Checked service verifies suppliers' information through D&B's Authentication & Verification procedure twice a year. A globally recognized DUNS Number will be given to suppliers upon successful verification, and a D&B Checked icon will be shown on suppliersĦĤ advertising page on to demonstrate the integrity.

Dun & Bradstreet (HK) Ltd has authenticated and verified one or all of the following data elements in issuing the D&B Checked logo.
1. Company Information: Company Name, Address, Telephone, Fax, Website, Year of Establishment, Nature of Business
2. Contact person: Name, Title, Telephone number, Fax number, Email
3. Supporting Documents: Hong Kong Business Registration Certificate, Hong Kong Company Incorporation, Other Business Registration Certificates


More Details of reference information:
1) Business information (provided by Dun & Bradstreet)
Dun & Bradstreet is the worldĦĤs leading source of business information and insight for 165 years. D&BĦĤs global commercial database contains more than 100 million business records.

Business information includes:
ĦE DUNS number
ĦE Availability of D&B record
ĦE Legal status of advertiser's company

Learn more about D&B at

2) Certifications (provided by Intertek)
The "Intertek Verified" service provided by Intertek Testing Services Ltd, a major international accreditation and inspection body, helps you confirm the authenticity and validity of product, security, management system, in-house laboratory management and corporate social responsibility certification.

Information verified by Intertek includes:
ĦE Security certificates - e.g. GSV, other C-TPAT-related certificates
ĦE Management system certificates - e.g. ISO9001, ISO14001
ĦE CSR certificates - e.g. Woolmark, China Toys Export Licence
ĦE In-house laboratory management accreditation - e.g. CNAS, UKAS
ĦE Other supporting documents

3) US Market information (provided by Panjiva)
Panjiva is a provider of independent research that saves you time and money in your search for quality suppliers. Their analysts assign each supplier a number between one and 100: the supplier's "Panjiva Rating." This provides a straightforward tool for comparing different suppliers.

US Market Information includes:
ĦE Product expertise
ĦE Amount of experience
ĦE Customer Loyalty
ĦE Shipment to the US
ĦE Calibre of customersy

Learn more about Panjiva at or see a sample report here.

4) US import data (provided by PIERS)
PIERS, Port Import Export Reporting Service maintains import and export information on the cargoes moving through U.S. ports. It collects and translates data from over 25,000 bills of lading everyday into meaningful company intelligence.

US import data includes:
ĦE Standard Industrial Code
ĦE Number of shipments to the US
ĦE Value of shipments to the US

Learn more about PIERS at

5) Hong Kong export data* (provided by Go-Business)
GO-Business is one of the two companies that operate Hong Kong SAR Government Electronic Trading Services. It processes Hong Kong trade related documents on behalf of the Government and focuses on the lodgement of Import and Export Declarations.

Hong Kong export data include:
ĦE Top 3 export countries/ regions
ĦE Top 3 export commodities
ĦE Value of shipments

Learn more about GO-Business at

6) China export data** (provided by Goodwill China)
ĦE Top 3 export countries/ regions
ĦE Value of shipments

7) Participation in TDC activities (provided by HKTDC)
ĦE Company record with
ĦE HKTDC trade fair participation history
ĦE HKTDC product magazine advertising history

8) Membership Association (provided by HKDA)
The Hong Kong Designers Association (HKDA) was founded in 1972. The Association is the first of its kind in Hong Kong, and is a design body to advocate public interest in design and higher professional status for practising designers in Government, cultural, entertainment, commercial and industrial sectors, for full-time, part-time teachers and administrators on the academic side of designing.

HKDA member info includes:
ĦE Membership Since
ĦE Membership Type
ĦE Discipline(s)

Learn more about HKDA at

9) Industry certifications (provided by advertisers)

1. The above information will only be displayed upon consent from suppliers.
* Applicable to Hong Kong suppliers.
** Applicable to Chinese mainland suppliers.
2. Please refer to the Terms of Use for the purposes that the above information may be used.

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