If you are interested in buying and importing goods from China in Nigeria, Ghana and other African countries, this post is for you. You can start importation of goods from China without leaving your room in Nigeria, Ghana and other African countries and without sending money via any third party.
One great advantage of buying from China is that they offer direct shipping to African Countries. You don’t have to pass through any hassle if you’re buying from China because it is easy and simple.
Buying goods from China help reduce shipping cost unlike shipping from USA or UK. The website that offers to sell Chinese products and allows you to ship them to Nigeria, Ghana and other African countries is www.aliexpress.com. This website is owned by Alibaba.com where buyers and sellers meet to trade.
Aliexpress.com is a good website for Nigerians, Ghanaians and other Africans shoppers that wish to buy products and items from China.
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For shopper that wish to buy from Aliexpress.com, the process involve are not tedious. Below are the steps involved:
1. You need to first search for what you intend to buy
2. Then click on checkout
3. Make payment for goods via escrow or credit card (if you are a Nigerian, you can use AfriCard issued by UBA Bank or Visa prepaid card issued by Zentith bank, as both cards does not require you to own an account with both banks.).
4. You receive your shipment
5. Confirm the receipt of goods
As a shopper on Aliexpress.com, you need to have access to the internet, a credit card and Aliexpress.com buyer account.
I recommend Aliexpress.com because they have greater advantage than Amazon in terms of:
Wholesale Discounts: if you are buying at a bulk rate from aliexpress.com, you will be granted discounts on good purchase from them. Bulk purchasing is a good option for Nigerians, Ghanaians and other Africans wishing to start importation of goods from China.
Shipping Cost: there ship cost is relatively low when compared to that of Amazon.com.
Affordable: products from Aliexpress.com are affordable; you can get mini laptops from their website for a little price of $100 or less.