How to Buy Goods from 1688 and Ship to the USA


Twinswin is a leading Chinese 1688 agent and freight forwarder, allowing you to purchase any product from or other Chinese websites (such as Taobao, Tmall,, etc.) or offline in Yiwu, China, and ship to more than 200 countries around the world country.

Buying goods from China Wholesale Market and shipping them to the United States can open up a world of opportunities for businesses and individuals. With its wide product selection and competitive prices, 1688 provides an attractive platform for purchasing goods in bulk.

For first-time buyers, navigating the complexities of international shipping can be daunting. If you still don’t know how to buy from 1688 and transport it back to your country, please read this article and we will introduce you in detail how to do it.

Decide who will handle your 1688 order

There are many ways to wholesale goods from 1688 website to your country, choose who will handle your 1688 order

1. Hire 1688 purchasing agent

Hiring a 1688 purchasing agent is the most labor-saving and convenient wholesale method. They have many years of purchasing experience and can help you find and pay suppliers on 1688, and help you ship from China to your country through international express services.

To find a reliable purchasing agent, you only need to inform your purchasing agent of the products, colors, sizes, quantities you need, as well as your budget, quality control, etc. They can help you find the right supplier on 1688.

Afterwards, they will help you negotiate with suppliers. They have rich negotiation experience and can often help you purchase products at the lowest price.

If you decide to buy, they can help you check product quality, handle international shipping for you, and ensure the goods arrive in good condition to your country.

2. Contact the supplier directly at

You can also summarize it yourself and wholesale it on However, this method is more suitable for buyers who are proficient in Chinese. Because the language of the 1688 website is Chinese, many sellers do not speak English. And 1688 only supports Alipay or domestic card payment, which will make you troublesome.

How to find suppliers on 1688

1. Create an account on 1688

First of all, we need a 1688 account to start our product browsing journey. Register and create a 1688 account and provide the necessary details such as your email address, phone number, and personal or business information.

2. Browse and select products

Once created, we can search the website for the products you need to purchase. There are a large number of suppliers to choose from on 1688, but the entire website is in Chinese. You have two ways to find the English product you want.

Using Google Translate
You can first translate the product name into Chinese and then copy it into the search box to search.
Image search
There is a picture icon on the right side of the search box. You can click the icon to upload a picture of the product you want to buy for search.

3. Find good suppliers

We have a few suggestions on how to choose the best supplier from a large number of suppliers. First, choose merchants with 4 stars and above. They tend to have better reputations. Second, purchase samples from several suppliers and decide which supplier to choose based on the quality of the samples.


Choose a reliable purchasing agent

Click to contact twinswin, we have more than 19 years of agency experience. Half of the purchasing staff have worked in the company for more than 10 years and can help you purchase the most economical products in a short time.

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