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Why wonI't companies on Alababa take credit cads

I've been scammed. I need to paay by credit card. hy won't comanies take cedit cards?

Posted on 2013-02-15 02:52:13

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Hello there   From reviewing the many horror stories here, I do believe that serves as a most appropriate name for this website - for as in Ali Baba's cave, that you're likely to find treasure there, but just as likely to be robbed (scammed) by the forty thieves.   A trusting relationship between importer and exporter cannot be over-emphasised, but as in any successful relationship, it takes genuine time and effort to establish.  If you're seeking to make a mutually beneficial relationship with an overseas contact, do your independant research, spend the time, a great deal of energy and some of your own money to convince yourself that you'd REALLY like to do business with the prospective contact.   Approach the Chambers of Commerce in those countries, your country's embassies or overseas trade offices there, your country's professional export association, etc. etc.  The reception to your enquiries that you'd get from these organisations would be welcoming and help forthcoming.  And it won't cost you an arm and a leg either.  But be as specific and focussed with your enquiries as you can - this'll also help establish your credibility and professionalism (to some extent), especially when making initial enquiries.   Only when you've done the hard yards, that you'd be ready to make any sort of payment, be it Letter of Credit (L/C), Documents Against Acceptance (D/A), Documents Against Payment (D/P), etc. WITH THE HELP OF YOUR BANK.  The use of Telegraphic Transfers (T/T), Western Union and Moneygrams is risky - just ask any scammed victim here.  These later forms of payment though, are generally reserved for personal uses, like sending money to your (overseas) relative, or intra-company transactions, whereby the sender and receiver work for the same company and possibly, know each other.  But if you're looking to paying for goods via credit card or Pay Pal (both quite secure and possibly limiting your liability if something goes awry), it would seem that you're in the wrong cave.   Regards Tom McKeown MAIEx MCES Modified by Thomas McKeown on 10-01-2011 19:07

2013-02-15 02:52:13

you could pay through credit card and paypal,etc on aliexpress store.   store:   Best regards,   Nancy

2013-02-15 02:52:13