How To Start Exporting Yam To Oversea From Ghana

Exporting yam from Ghana is capable of fetching you
untold amount of dollars on regular basis.

One fact about
Ghanaians is that they are travelers but even as that,
another thing that had remained true with them is their
choices of food which their home foods takes precedence

The rate at which Ghanaians oversea hustle for their home
foods is indeed something to be beheld.

They are ever
ready to pay you dollars to have it brought to them. You
can as well export yams to them and make money.

Make Profit Exporting Yam To UK

We all know that yam business at home is already a big

The Northerners have been making millions of
naira from the business.

Another eye opener is the huge
amount of dollars that people making from exporting yams
to Europe and America.

There is no two ways about it, yam business is getting
hotter than ever in the UK as 2kg of yam goes for

You know what one pound is to naira at the
present rate.

The point here is that, any capital you
invested in yam export business will come back in

The flour is open for big scale exporters of yams to America
and UK.

But, you need to be capable in terms of capital as
yam exports is not for small players.

Cost Of Starting Yam Export Business

Some say that you can start this with $500 but that is
not true.

There are conditions to be met.

You must get
proper certifications which will enable you to have access
to big contracts abroad.

You must ensure that your yams
meet the international standard for being taken abroad.

Here at, we try as much as we can to
present our readers with what is obtainable in the current
market and not what is sweet to the ears.

Embargo on yam export to some countries in the Western
world was in place till June 2016 due to some sharp
business practices of some exporters in trying to cut
corners by shipping unhealthy yams and other agricultural
commodities out of the country.

Till the embargo expires and the business resumes back to
normal, any one that is interested in yam exportation
business should be gearing up towards obtaining all the
necessary documents that would ensure that his goods
encounters less scrutiny at the ports.

Meanwhile, for those with less start up capital, we are not
telling you to go into borrowing but you can still start with
the little you have.

Reasonable amount of about $3000
can get you started in a small scale.

Get your goods
packaged in cartons of 20kg each and have it forwarded to
your customers abroad.

As time goes on, and if you maintain the needed trust, you
could even be given a contract to supply in a bigger

That is when you can go all the way to source for
funds through any means. At that point your business has
gained enough ground.

Your sincerity at having nothing but
quality yams shipped out has started paying off.

Navigating Through The Export Terrain

Just like every other exportation business, you are required
to have good valid means of identification, like international
passport, domiciliary account, e-mail address, and etc.

your best even if you are dealing just an individual to
register with GEPC, Ghana Export Promotion Council.

In this business, an issue will definitely arise that may
warrant your valid identifications.

Get all your documents

Venturing into yam exportation is not a backyard

Make enough finding and see what types of yams and
species that are acceptable oversea.

Do your best to
surpass the expectation of the stringent requirements
involves in having agricultural products moved out of the

Enough emphasis has to be laid on this because any
Ghanaian made products going abroad are known to be
always subjected to strict surveillance and tests.

thing could disqualify you.

But when you are known to
exceed the expectation on regular basis, your good
reputation stands to speak for you.

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