Tradesparq Sets Up Shop In SoCal

Chinese global trading site Tradesparq, a Shanghai-based company helping to enable trade with Chinese manufacturers, is setting up shop in Southern California, according to co-founder Michael Kleist. The startup--which is looking to enable trade between Chinese companies and international partners--said the company has started to establish operations here, to help it in its outreach in the U.S. market. Tradesparq's website uses social information to help qualify and vet Chinese manufacturers, and connect them with potential trading partners in other countries. The company's site features a huge range of products from Chinese manufacturers, and enables inquiries to those suppliers to others.