Mini Importation Business: How To Start & Suceed In Nigeria

Tutorial on how to do Mini Importation Business in Nigeria


Complete Tutorial on how to do Mini Importation Business in Nigeria, the ebook, secrets and Websites.


Mini Importation Business is a very good business that you can start with a low capital and recover huge interest if done correctly. As far as I am concerned, you can 200-500% interest if you follow the right path.


In Nigeria as an example, many people prefer imported goods than locally made goods and that’s why the business always open for more people.

You really needs to focus on “hot products” or “winning products” to be successful in this mini Importation business and you are already a winner if you can brings in any hot products.

There are many countries where you can import goods from but with no doubt, China is the best.

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Requirements for Mini Importation

  • Valid and active email address
  • Valid home address (place to receive your ordered items)
  • Mobile phone or laptop with internet access
  • MasterCard or Visa debit card (ATM card)
  • PayPal account
  • A capital (at least N10,000)


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You will need to do a little research on hot cake goods around at the moment before you go online or you look around for more products online before you select.

One of the crucial part of mini Importation is to decide on what on what to buy. You will just need to familiar with the local norms in Nigeria of today.

Below are the list of moving items for now and you can choose any products among the list

  • Waist trainer
  • Clothing
  • Bags
  • Shoes
  • Wrist watches
  • Slim tea
  • Power banks
  • Human hair
  • Body shapers
  • Super bright Led Torch light
  • Smart bracelet wireless headset
  • Warm and cooling cup holder
  • Wireless Earpod
  • Bluetooth speakers
  • Wireless phone charger
  • iPhone and Samsung phone accessories and lots more


All the above items and many more can be found in many China online stores. You can also find them in other countries but China is the best place to  get cheap items. However, there are lots of China based website to cheap items but I can recommend;

  • 1688
  • Alibaba website
  • Aliexpress website
  • dhgate


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How to buy goods online

Just go straight to any of the above websites then register or sign up for an account and confirm the registration. Next thing is to walk around the website and familiarize yourself with it. Look around the site for the cheap products you can buy and sell in Nigeria.

Make sure you check the reviews of each product you want to buy to know what previous customers says about the particular product. Check the product description and delivery method of each product before you order.

The most crutial part of mini Importation is ‘who to buy from‘. Just make sure you look for reliable supplier and buy from them only because if you buy from unreliable supplier, what you will receive might different from what you order or may not complete.

Reliable suppliers are those who have stayed long in the business and can find them with high rating stars.


How to make payment for your order


After you found and select your items, its time to place your order and make payments. Most suppliers prefer payment with PayPal or direct payment from Visa or MasterCard.

I know what you are thinking right now but just know that you need to take risk in life to succeed. Don’t be scared, those websites are always at your services. Buyers Protection or “Escrow” cover you with your payment and there’s another one named “Dispute Form”. This form comes to action if you receive items different from what ordered for. You will need to fill the form to be refunded.

However, there’s another way to make payments for your order and it’s what many mini Importer in Nigeria prefer to use. This method is more reliable and easy and it makes mini Importation from China to Nigeria very easy, called “Logistics route”.


What is Logistics route in mini Importation business?


Logistics route in mini importation business is a process which allow you select your on in China website then make payment and receive your order with another company here in Nigeria.

Logistics route serves as Mini Importation agents in Nigeria. With this method, you will need to create account with both China online store and a logistics company in Nigeria. However, the logistics company will get their commission according to orders.


How Logistics route or Agents works?


  1. You select your order on China store
  2. Copy the link of the page that asking you to place your order
  3. Go to your logistics website and paste the copied link to provided box then place your order through your logistics website
  4. The logistics company will track and receive your order
  5. And you will get your order from your logistics company


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There are many logistics company in Nigeria and below are the most reliable I know in Lagos

  • Dellyman
  • Sharp delivery logistics
  • GIG Logistics
  • GAT Logistics limited
  • Khome Global logistics


You can search for any logistics company close to your area through Google. Just on the location of your phone then type “Logistics company near me” on Google search.


Delivery Methods


Free delivery/shipment: This method is very slow and it can take up to 40 days before your order get delivered and it might not up to that. You can easily go for this method if you are not in hurry and if you want to save some money. It might be long but your goods will be definitely delivered.

The service company to deliver your order can be Hong Kong mail services or China Mail Air Post. Just make sure your phone number is always available because your order will be delivered to nearest post office to your address.


Premium service (Air service) : This service is very reliable because your order will be delivered to your doorstep within 2-5 days. You can also track your goods with this method. DHL, FedEx or EMS can be used to deliver your goods.

You can tell the supplier to remove the packages from the goods to reduce the shipment cost.


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With all above Mini Importation training and guides, your order is already arrived and you are good to go to market your order and start making money. You can market your goods on WhatsApp status, Social Media, at your area or face to face market.

With imported goods, you have great chance to market your goids on Jumia and still make extra money on referral for your own product. Tutorial on how to market your products on Jumia, Konga is coming soon.


Thanks for reading and don’t hesitate to drop your comment below and ask any question. I reply all the comment.

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  1. It’s great to be able to come across a website every once in some sort of while that isn’t typically the same old rehashed stuff. Fantastic read.

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