Chengdu - Post Report Question and Answers

What household or grocery items do you wish you had shipped to post?

We shipped liquid products such as sauces, alcohol, cleaning supplies, detergent, shampoo, toothpaste, etc. We were glad we did. All those products are available locally but we wanted to make sure they were safe and authentic (lots of counterfeits around). - Aug 2017

Any liquids likes toiletries, olive oil, booze. Dry goods can be ordered online and shipped through DPO. - May 2016

Basically every liquid toiletry or pantry good we use from shampoo to tooth paste to peanut butter. We found that even American brands produced in China tended to have different formulas, a bit more caustic usually. You can find many things at the import stores around town but they will be more expensive than in the States. And, even though we lived in China, we still often defaulted to buying Hong Kong-produced soy sauce and sesame oil because we trusted the quality more. - Aug 2013

Liquids- lots and lots of liquids. - May 2013

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