Are looking for a way to start buying and importing goods from China to Nigeria, Ghana and other African countries? Did you know that you can start importation of goods from China without leaving your room in Nigeria, Ghana and other African countries? Yes or No. Today i decide to show you how you can start buying and importing goods from china without any worry about your money.
For more than five years now this is what i use to import a lot of things and i make a lot of money with it. Aliexpress is my no. 1 choice when it comes to buying and importing goods from China. In this post i will show you show you buy and import goods from Aliexpress.com.
Aliexpress.com is an online shopping mall owned by China's top online marketplace ''Alibaba.com''
On Aliexpress, you will find thousands of top Chinese exporters and suppliers selling millions of products at low wholesale prices. Product such as mobile phones, tablet PCs, laptops, clothes, shoes, watches, and more at wholesale prices whether you buy one item for personal use or you buy in bulk to retail in your country.
There are five things you need to have before you can start buying goods from Aliexpress
1.Money: You must have enough money in your bank account to pay for the product or products you wish to buy as well as the cost for shipping if needed.
2.Means of Payment: Having money in the bank is not enough, but you need to be able to make payment online. Aliexpress accept Naira MasterCard and Visa debit/credit cards no need to worry about PayPal and other payment methods that will suffer you. Other payment methods include Wire Transfer, Western Union and Web Money. So if you don't have Naira MasterCard and Visa debit/credit cards just go straight to your bank and apply for it.
3.Internet Access: AliExpress.com is an online shopping mall, so you need internet access to shop on the website. And you can even download aliexpress android app for quick access everywhere you go.
4.AliExpress Account: You must have account with aliexpress before you can place order, To Create an Account go to AliExpress.com to create your free account. You can also signup during an order.
5.Means for receiving your Order: When you order a product online it will be delivered to a physical address or the nearest post office. Make sure you give your correct contact address.
Now i assume you all have all the requirement i mention above, and we can proceed on How to buy product on Aliexpress.com.
How to buy product on Aliexpress.com
1.Search and Identify the product(s) you want to buy: You can use Aliexpress search to look for any item you want to buy, Aliexpress has over 15 million products on their website, so is hardly to search for something and saw no result found. If you don't have an idea of what to buy in your mind just visit the site and go through the product categories.
2.Identify a Good Supplier: AliExpress has a rating system for suppliers to help buyers identify sellers with good reputation. Each product has rating star with percentage on how buyers enjoy the product, and you should consider reading feedback from other people who have bought products from the seller.
3.Check Product Features and Specs: Checking product description is very important before you place order. On the product page, you will see the product details and photos of the product. You will also see the price and possible discounts as well as the shipping method and shipping cost. You can even contact the seller for more details about the product.
4.Placing Order: Now you can place your order for the product. If you have multiple of products to buy, click Add to Cart button on the product page of each product. After adding all products to the cart, you can then click on the Buy Now button and feel all your payment details as provided.
Note: Products ordered from different suppliers on AliExpress will be shipped separately hence separate shipping cost.
5.Track your Order: Tracking your Order if very important so that you will know the actual time you will receive your product. Now if your order was successful, the supplier will then make arrangement to ship the products. This can take from 1 to 5 days depending on the supplier. Once the supplier ships the product, a tracking number will appear under detail on the product you order on your Aliexpress account.
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6.Receive your Order: With the tracking details you will know when the products get into your city and the day you will receive you items. Mostly i you free shipping and it take 2 weeks before i receive my order and i collect my items through NIPOST. If you use services like DHL, EMS, or Fedex, the product will be delivered to your doorstep.
7.Confirm your Order: After receiving your order, you have to open the package check the product before you confirm the Order. Once you confirm your order the seller will now receive his payment from Escrow Company.
Note:If the product has any problem or is not the same as the description you can contact the seller or open a dispute.