An import of goods occurs when providing some products inside the country is not economical.
Import, just like export, requires some information without which the importers would suffer a great loss. Therefore, gathering full information about this area before taking any action is of high importance.
Our professional team in Paradise Trade Cyrus is perfectly familiar with global markets, and will help you in every steps of your operation to find the best country of origin and import your intended product to the country at the most reasonable price, And your trust to us is the first step to achieve this crucial purpose.
Steps of Importing Goods
1- Identifying the producers of the intended product abroad.
2- Inquiring technical characteristics and price of the product from the producer or the seller.
3- Obtaining and checking the sample
4- Evaluating and deciding about the model, number/amount and price of the product to be imported
5- Getting full information regarding custom tariffs and requirements of the intended product importation
6- Checking and estimating product import expenses from the first step to the clearance step and making final decision about it
7- Calculating real cost of the product (storage and overhead expenses)
8- Obtaining discounts from the seller and finalizing the contract
9- Financing the required budget for importing the product
10- Negotiating on and defining mode of payment of the product price to the seller (payment terms)
11- Negotiating on and defining the delivery time and mode of shipment
12- Getting precise information about required licenses and standards to import and arrive at an agreement with the seller on meeting all the standards
13- Checking required documentations of shipment with the seller and receiving his confirmation that his is able to provide aforementioned documentations
14- Negotiating and reaching an agreement on inspection of product
15- Providing documentations (proforma invoice and other documents) in your own name, in case that you have a commercial ID card (if not, you should refer to trading companies)
16- Placing orders in the Ministry of Commerce before making any payment to the seller
17- Obtaining an IranCode® and standard’s primary certification, if applicable
18- Obtaining other required certificates from related organizations
19- Making prepayment according to the agreements
20- Tracking and monitoring correct and on-time production of goods
21- Inspecting the products before shipment
22- Receiving and investigating the product sample after mass production and before shipment
23- Making necessary arrangements for shipment
24- Controlling the draft of shipment documentations
25- Paying the balance cost of the product on the term agreed upon
26- obtaining original documentations of shipment from the seller
27- Tracking the delivery of products to customs and obtaining shipping documentations and other related documents
28- Obtaining exchange supply documentations
29- Obtaining inspection documentations (where necessary)
30- Obtaining required licenses, which must be obtained from related organizations after entrance of the product (you must go through all the formalities before importation)
31- Transiting products to other customs, if necessary
32- Submitting the required documentations and explanations to the clearance officer in order to clear the product
33- Payment of custom duties and other expenses related to clearance
34- Transporting the cargo to warehouse after clearance
35- Fulfilling exchange commitments (exchange supply), if any, and tax commitments (import duty), etc.