GFAVIP Community “Relaunch”

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Welcome to the VIP experience at GFA! Firstly, a big thank you to our valued GFA VIP members. We appreciate your continued support, and look forward to offering even better services. We’re thrilled to introduce our vibrant community manager, Yesha. Here to serve as a bridge between all our members, she will be your main point of contact. Whether it’s … Read More

How to Open a US Bank Account Overseas as a Non USA Citizen

Michael MicheliniBanking, Blog, Corporate96 Comments

If you’re a frequent traveler to the US, someone who plans to relocate in the US, or maybe a student who plans to take a degree in the states, opening US bank account is probably one of your things to do. It can get a bit complicated for someone who doesn’t reside in the US to do but fret not, opening a US bank account as a foreigner is still possible with preparation, proper documentation and a little bit of patience 🙂

Checkin – What is Global From Asia Now

Michael MicheliniBlog, Business, Ecommerce0 Comments

Checkin - What is Global From Asia Now

Dear Global From Asia community, Have missed the last couple weeks of the GFA podcast, due to the massive transition and family move from China to Thailand. But don’t fret – we are preparing a new and improved community. One investment is a new community manager, Faith. I was typing this up and figured – why not make this a … Read More

Relocating Your Digital Nomad Family To Japan (Pros & Cons)

Michael MicheliniBlog, Immigration, Lifestyle, Living0 Comments

Japan is a great country for digital nomads. It has one of the best public transportation systems in the world, it’s safe, and clean. English speakers are relatively common and there are plenty of jobs available. With that said, if you’re considering moving your family, then this post will help you understand both the requirements, process, pros, and cons of … Read More

Immigrating to Japan (Options and Insights)

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Japan is one of the most welcoming countries for immigrants in the world. It has an immigrant population that has grown to 1.3 million people, which makes up 2% of its total population. The country has a reputation for being friendly and generous with foreign talent, but there are still some challenges that you will face when immigrating to Japan. … Read More

Registering a Company In Japan For Foreigners

Michael MicheliniBlog, Business, Immigration0 Comments

Japan is one of the most unique countries in the world with their own culture and customs that seem so different from other countries around the world. Some people are drawn to these differences while others are intimidated by them, not knowing where to start when they get there. This is especially the case when registering a company in Japan … Read More

School Options in Japan For Your International Family

Michael MicheliniBlog, Culture, Lifestyle0 Comments

Japan is a beautiful country with so much to offer. The culture, the people, and the food are all top notch. It’s no wonder that Japan has become one of the most popular destinations for expats and foreigners alike. However, when it comes to schooling your children in Japan there are many considerations you should be aware of. Fortunately we … Read More

Due to Account Bans – Chinese Amazon Sellers Moving Multi-Channel

Michael MicheliniBlog, China business, Ecommerce, Investment0 Comments

With recent news of Amazon sellers based in China being shut down in droves, we at Global From Asia have been noticing quite a few different reactions in the community. For those not aware, in the summer of 2021, we have witnessed massive brands and sellers on Amazon being shut down overnight. Some simply having their seller account shut down, … Read More

Join Us – “Broken Border series” – Cross Border Matchmaker May 2021

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Welcome to 2021, a world where we seriously have a broken border. Our cross-border business executive community has been locked down and grounded for over a year and it has taken a massive toll on the ecosystem. Yes, there are many big winners in ecommerce, many destroyed and many reborn. Global From Asia is finally doing an online event and … Read More

Introducing World’s First B2B Decentralized Business Network

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We are excited to announce that Global From Asia’s parent company Shadstone Limited has been an early adopter and believer in the decentralized web (dWeb). What is dWeb? Internet on the Blockchain! First, a quick crash on dWeb, aka decentralized internet where the domain name and the hosting are on the blockchain. There are developing technologies in the space and … Read More

How to Sell on Shopee

Michael MicheliniBlog, Business, China business, Ecommerce, Video0 Comments

In terms of reaching Southeast Asia, Shopee is a great platform of choice to sell your items. Countries included in its reach are the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam to name a few. Sellers from China and Hong Kong can also get their products across to other Southeast Asia countries. If you are interested in selling on Shopee, … Read More

How to Start Selling on Lazada

Michael MicheliniBlog, Business, China business, Ecommerce, Video0 Comments

The world is in a tough place nowadays. With the current state brought about by the pandemic, people should be even more cautious about keeping their health intact. It has been stated since the start that staying at home and keeping a healthy distance from one another is one way of ensuring that the pandemic does not make its way … Read More

Coronavirus Impact: 28 Business Experts Weigh In On How The Coronavirus Is Affecting The E-commerce Industry

Michael MicheliniBlog, Business, Manufacturing, Podcast2 Comments

GFA295. The Coronavirus, now officially known as SARS-CoV-2 that causes the disease COVID-19, has infected more than 70,000 people from its epicenter in Wuhan, China to the world over. We gathered from 27 business experts within the GFAVIP community, their insights on how the coronavirus scare affected their businesses and the industry as a whole.

Incoterms That Every E-commerce Entrepreneur Should Know

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It wasn’t a long time ago when crossing borders was a far-fetched milestone for small local businesses. With the development of e-commerce however, even small businesses were presented opportunities for growth across borders. E-commerce plays a very crucial role in pushing further and beyond, international trade. Learn more of Incoterms and what it stands for.

Global Health Emergency and its Effect on Global Economy

Billy BeardBlog, Lifestyle, Living, Travel0 Comments

What is the impact of global health emergency happening right now on the global economy? The start of the year 2020 did not seem to be all promising. January was filled with news of conflicts, disasters, calamities and death. These unfortunate events, some at catastrophic levels, sprawled globally. US, Middle East, Australia, Asia, Europe and other parts of the world found themselves facing these battles head-on.

Hyperlocal Marketing: A Boost on E-commerce Or A Threat?

Billy BeardBlog, Business, Ecommerce0 Comments

Hyperlocal and e-commerce are closely related as both are dealing with marketing products and services. But there are major differences between the both of them that may influence entrepreneurs in choosing which direction to take. The e-commerce industry has been expanding its reach year on year, trying to carve out a bigger chunk of the pie of global retail sales. Find out how ecommerce has an effect on hyperlocal businesses.

E-commerce Trends For Year 2020

Billy BeardBlog, Business, Ecommerce2 Comments

The E-commerce revolution is growing at a rapid pace and shows no sign of slowing down. Not only is it growing, it is also evolving. Allied industries move in parallel which only makes e-commerce an even stronger force. E-commerce in the year 2019 is not without the emergence of key developments that will move through with updates in year 2020. There were a lot, of course, but we will highlight some of those that we deem will be used optimally and be upgraded continually.