TIPS: How to start export business


Are you nursing the ambition of selling products in the export market? These tips provide you with information on how to start the business and be successful in it.
1.You must acquire training: As a newbie, you need some basic knowledge as to how the export market works, documentation, licensing, port procedures, guidelines, product sourcing etc.
2.Define your products of interest: Focus on products that you can easily make available in required quantity whenever there is demand for it; cassava, bitter kola, cashew nuts, cocoa etc.
There are basically two ways to source a product; either you are buying from someone else to export or you are producing it yourself.
3.Register your business: Provide your clients with your certificate of incorporation and any other information that proves your company to be trustworthy and capable.
4.Locate your buyers: You can find buyers for your products by joining trade websites and being an active member.
5. Showcase your products: As you progress in export business, you will need to attend a lot of trade fairs and take your products and services with you for promotion.

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