Securing an Export Order

A transaction of a secured order should contain the essential facts about the desired merchandise.

CHECK BACKGROUND OF BUYER

Exporters must check the background of the buyer or importer. GEPA could assist in checking on the background of the buyer.

EXPORT DOCUMENTATION

The exporter should obtain:

Ghana Export Form from:

  1. CEPS
  2. All Commercial Banks

METHODS OF PAYMENT

  1. Letter of Undertaking
  2. 60 Days Credit
  3. Bilateral Account
  4. External Accounts

FORMS OF PAYMENT

  • Cash
  • Cheque
  • Mail Transfer
  • Electronic Transfer

OTHER MODES OF PAYMENT

A confirmed irrevocable Letter of Credit:
Bills of Collection

TAXATION

All Non-Traditional exports are free from taxation and should be covered by the Ghana Export Form.

HOW TO SUCCEED IN EXPORT TRADE

Adequate knowledge of international business practices is essential. For more information contact GEPA.