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How did you pay?
Is this a commercial purchase?
The payment was sent via Hifxonline.co.uk.
It was a commercial purchase
If it was a consumer purchase made by credit card, you could havefiled a section 75 claim under the consumer credit act and the credit cardcompany would refund you. That is obviously therefore not possible.
Unfortunately, you would be faced with suing the company in Chinaand unless you have experience of doing that, but it is not something which ispractical and indeed, it is probably not worth suing anyone cross-border unlessthe amount is over £15,000 in any event.
If the company has a UK office (which seems unlikely) then you canissue proceedings in the UK.
Unfortunately, I'm sorry to have to tell you that this is one ofthose things where, if the supplier simply does not reply, all you can do isrefer the matter to Ali Baba you to getting the entry removed. Ali Baba has noliability.
I'm sorry, I appreciate that this is not the answer you wantedbut there is no point in me misleading you. For £1500 it is simply not a viableproposition to sue the Chinese company as it would be if they were based in theUK. Indeed, it is debatable whether it would be worthwhile suing them even ifthey were as close as Europe or even the Republic of Ireland
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