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List of Famous Companies Who Disclose Their Chinese Suppliers

by Matt Slater July 15, 2015

Famous Companies Who Disclose Their Chinese Suppliers

Finding a good Chinese manufacturer can be challenging at times, but did you know that many famous companies actually publicly disclose their China Supplier list?

That's right, many of the leading brands will actually tell you which Chinese companies produce their goods, you just need to know where to look.

Read on to find out why companies such as Apple, Nike and Levis are disclosing their China supplier list and where you can go to find it.

Which Famous Companies Buy From Suppliers in China?

In short, nearly all of them! We’re not aware of any leading companies that have a “Not Made in China” policy, but please feel free to let us know if you are aware of any.

The majority of the world’s leading companies have an extensive Chinese supply chain and in the most part they keep their China supplier list very guarded. Although their products are marked “Made in China”, it can be difficult to identify where exactly they were manufactured.

There are, however, some examples of world leading companies who make another choice. Perhaps under pressure to be transparent from their customers and the media, some of the world’s very best companies actually choose to make their China supplier list publicly available.

List of Companies with Publicly Disclosed Chinese Suppliers

Here are some of the companies we have identified which make their Chinese supplier lists publicly available: 

 Logo Company Where They Publish Our Related Article
Apple Apple Supplier Responsibility The Apple China Supplier List
Adidas Adidas Global Factory Lists The Adidas China Supplier List
C&A C&A's Suppliers' Factory List The C&A China Supplier List
Columbia Columbia Transparency Map The Columbia China Supplier List
Dell Dell Supply Chain The Dell China Supplier List
H&M H&M Supplier Factory List The H&M China Supplier List
HP HP Supply Chain The HP China Supplier List
Lego Lego Group Responsible Supplier Management The Lego China Supplier List
Levi Strauss & Co. Levi Strauss & Co. Sustainability / Production The Levi's China Supplier List
Nike Nike Manufacturing Map The Nike China Supplier List
Puma Puma Sustainability The Puma China Supplier List
Timberland Timberland CSR Reporting The Timberland China Supplier List
United Nations UN Secretariat Registered Vendors The United Nations China Supplier List

Do you Know of Others?

If you have heard of other famous companies disclosing their Chinese suppliers we’d be thrilled to hear from you.

Have you worked in a company that disclosed its suppliers? Did anything change as a consequence?

Finding Suppliers in China

You may have come across this article because you were looking for reliable suppliers in China. Working with a company that already supplies famous brands may be a good approach in some circumstances, but such factories can also have high demands of their customers and the size of orders they place.

Fortunately, China Checkup offers a convenient way to find any Chinese companies including suppliers and manufacturers. Take a look at our China Sourcing Report today.




Matt Slater
Matt Slater

Author

Hi there, I'm Matt, the founder of China Checkup. Originally from the UK, I am now based in Brisbane, Australia.

Frustrated by the scarcity of concise, high-quality and timely information about Chinese companies, I setup China Checkup whilst living in Shanghai in 2013.

My team are proud that China Checkup's company verification reports have now helped thousands of clients from all corners of the world to do business in China more safely.

  

 


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