The following should be ascertained, before import and export commitment Trade prohibition or restriction.
Import or Export Licence (AP, and etc.).
Pre-Registration with controlling authorities / agencies.
Payment facilities - Documentary credit, BPA or as arranged.
Custom tariff code
For Duties and taxes costing.
Eligibility of preferential tariffs e.g. AFTA.
Taxes, Duties Exemption Eligibility
EXW, FOB, CFR, CIF and etc.
For dermarcation of seller / buyer responsibilities and risks, freight arrangement and etc.
Letter of credit (if applicable) - Ensure full compliance
Shipment mode - Air or Sea freight.
Basic documents for effective import / export custom clearence :-
Marine Insurance cover for import.
Any exemption, preferential tariff treatment, approval and etc. (if applicable).
Approval or AP from other government agencies.