No! If you are already a seller with the license, it takes about 5 minutes (!) to become a verified seller on Export Portal. All you have to do, is to register and to go through the accreditation. As for me, I registered, and after an hour I already had some orders. Also, if you want to do business faster, you can use B2B feature and find your partner for constant and profitable business relationship. Good luck!
Of course, any export/import business requires time for documents preparation and finding new potential clients and customers. Despite all these, opening a business is easy these days, but making it profitable is difficult even with all the tools that have been afforded to us in the last 10 years online to organize. With the internet as the biggest competitor, clients are constantly being bombarded with cheaper prices cutting out our margins. That being said the right kind of customer will be loyal to you was long as you have a reasonable price. Many might not see that as loyalty but the dollar speaks for itself. Basically it all comes down to finding something that one place doesn't have (and needs) and bringing it there. "All one must do to make gold is bring water to the desert."
My advice for you is to use B2B feature on the website. It will help you to find your constant partners. Also, you can use "highlight" and "featured" opportunities, so as to make your product notable by the customers.
Btw, the top importers of rubber are China, USA, Malaysia, Japan and South Korea. More information here http://atlas.media.mit.edu/en/profile/sitc/2320/
From my point of view, the best way to find customers for rubber is to use Export Portal. Displacing your products in online catalog attracts international sellers and gives you the possibility to expand your business globally.
Only legally registered businesses can sell on Export Portal. It is a mandatory requirement for aspiring Sellers on our site to submit a government issued copy of their business license. Moreover, each officially licensed company has to be in business for a minimum of 2 years.
Can anyone buy on Export Portal?
Yes. Any person or business entity can register as Buyer on Export Portal. We’ve made the registration process quick and easy, so you can start shopping right away.
How does Export Portal protect buyers?
First, every Seller on Export Portal undergoes an elaborate registration process, which includes business verification and owner identity verification. Then, the Seller doesn’t receive payment until the shipment is confirmed. Finally, if the Buyer chooses Export Portal to verify the shipping process in the middle of the transaction, we have our own verified shipping carriers to perform inspections and complete the shipping so that the Buyer is ensured to receive their merchandise.
Is it free to register on Export Portal?
Registering on Export Portal is absolutely free. We provide a secure trade process, business opportunities worldwide, and quick and easy transactions. There is, however, a minimal monthly membership fee for Сerified Sellers and Manufacturers.
Export Portal is a worldwide platform for exporters, importers and people who want to sell or buy any products anywhere in the world. We have spent years to develop a safe marketplace for global trade. We have helped wholesalers find suppliers, and international manufacturers find retailers. We have assisted small businesses with export and import procedures, customs clearance and the necessary documentation. We have helped our customers buy products abroad and import them with success. "Trust" is our credo and we provide secure deals bringing global business into an e-commerce portal where international trade is done easily and safely.