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Tips to Quoting Alibaba.com's Request For Quotations (RFQ)
About Request for Quotations (RFQ)

A Request for Quotation (RFQ) is a buying request submitted by a buyer and open to suppliers for bidding. Every request is first reviewed by Alibaba.com's industry experts before being made available for you to bid on.


Benefits of RFQ
  • Exposure to millions of buyers - Up to US $30 million potential orders reached every hour
  • Quickly find the right buyers - Up to 100 RFQs submitted every minute
  • Build long-term business relationships - Agreements usually made within 3 days


How Does RFQ Work?
How to Quote to RFQs?

Step 1. Go to https://sourcing.alibaba.com/ or sign into Alibaba.com > My Alibaba > Buying Request Hub > RFQ markets.

Step 2: View recommended RFQs or search using keywords.


Step 3: Click "Quote Now" and use your free monthly 20 access rights to RFQs.

Quality RFQ Quotation Examples
Latest Updates


Quotation Rules for RFQs updated

Quotes Management' upgraded

Easier search for RFQs –set my searches

Buyer's status helps understand buyers better

Latest User Guide:

Click here for a detailed RFQ user guide.


Success Stories:

Check here to read about Gold Suppliers's success story with RFQs.