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Marketing and selling your online shipments in Ghana (mini importation)

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This is the third part of a 3 piece article on mini importation, please do well to read the first and second parts to fully understand this part.    After shipments of your order, the seller would provide you with a tracking number with which you can track the progress of your goods through the entire supply chain process until ...

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How to source, shop and ship online goods to Ghana (Mini importation)

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This is the second part of a 3 piece article on mini importation please do well to read the first part in order to understand this part.     So now you have all what is needed to start a mini importation business. A mail box, a VISA prepaid card and access to the internet (through a smart phone, laptop or ...

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HOW TO START A MINI IMPORTATION BUSINESS IN GHANA

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   Globalization and technology has improved the supply chain process making importation much easier and friendlier. There are lots of goods or products that are sourced and imported into this country everyday to be sold for profits.     Goods ranging from heavy machinery, vehicles, alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, used clothing in full container loads etc are imported into the ...

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HOW TO DETERMINE THE AGE AND THE OVERAGE PENALTY RATE OF A USED CAR IMPORTED TO GHANA

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The age of a vehicle is very crucial in customs declaration purposes in Ghana as the age of the vehicle determines the rate of Home Delivery value (HDV) to be used for computing the duty and other tarrifs. A car which is more than 10 years old is considered over aged and attracts a penalty which is an extra charge ...

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UNDERSTANDING THE CIF VALUE OF A USED CAR IMPORTED TO GHANA

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    CIF is the Cost Insurance and Freight of any shipment and customs uses this CIF value for most of its evaluations for duty purposes. When it comes to evaluating a used car for duty purposes, the Cost “C” is not the purchasing price of the car but instead the actual Home Delivery Value (HDV) as at the time ...

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5 THINGS TO NOTE BEFORE IMPORTING A USED CAR INTO GHANA

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     Importing a used car into Ghana may seem a great idea especially when the importer happen to get a good deal on the price of the car especially through an auction. It is however very important to note the following to prevent disappointment once the car gets to Ghana.           The Home delivery price ...

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT INTERNATIONAL METHOD OF PAYMENTS

international payments methods

      International trade has played a very crucial role in globalization however , it has not come without its risk in terms of payments resulting in uncertainties between  sellers and  buyers. As an importer or exporter, after finally agreeing on the type of INCOTERMS to be used in a trade it’s important to now consider an attractive payments method which ...

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UNDERSTANDING THE COMMERCIAL TERM YOU USE FOR YOUR INTERNATIONAL TRADING

INCOTERMS

Language is one of the complex barriers to international trade as every country may have its own trade language or local trade terms and it was necessary for a common and standardized trade language or commercial terms to be adopted hence the INCOTERMS. INCOTERMS is an acronym for International Commercial Terms whiles some also refer to it as the International ...

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HOW TO SHIP ONLINE PURCHASES TO GHANA WITHOUT A U.S. ADDRESS

online shipments from US to ghana

       Technological advancements has made life easier for this generation and one aspect of that is online shopping. Shopping online has become very popular and even more convenient due to improvements in payments systems and delivery methods. Many online shops give better deals and people all over the world are reaping more benefits especially with Ebay, Amazon, Aliexpress, Bestbuy, DealXtreme ...

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Understanding The Axle Weight Load Policy In Ghana

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      One great policy rolled out and being enforced in the country recently is the axle weight load policy its main aim is to limit the amount of cargo loaded onto a truck to a maximum load limit. This policy among other things is meant to safeguard our roads from early deterioration and also prevent accidents.     ...

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