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Egypt has been a hub of trade for centuries, and today is no different. From the bustling markets of Cairo to the ancient port city of Alexandria, there is a wealth of opportunities for businesses looking to trade with Egypt.

The Egyptian economy is diverse and growing, with a strong focus on agriculture, manufacturing and tourism. This makes it an ideal market for a wide range of products and services.

There are a few things to be aware of when doing business in Egypt, such as the importance of building relationships and the need to be flexible. However, with careful planning and a bit of cultural understanding, trading with Egypt can be a rewarding and profitable experience.

Major Air Cargo Ports
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Cairo International Airport

Cairo International Airport is the busiest airport in Egypt and the primary hub for EgyptAir, Nile Air, and CairoAviation.

The airport is also a focus city for Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines. It serves as the home base for EgyptAir Cargo. The airport has a cargo handling capacity of 1.6 million tons per year. There are four main cargo terminals at the airport, which are operated by different companies. The airport also has a cold storage facility for perishable cargo.

Cairo International Airport is certified by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and is also a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO).

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Alexandria International Airport

Alexandria International Airport (AIA) is the busiest airport in Egypt and the second busiest in Africa. It is also a major hub for cargo traffic, handling over 1.3 million tons of cargo each year. AIA is capable of handling all types of cargo, including dangerous goods. It has a large fleet of cargo aircraft, including Antonov An–124s, which are among the largest cargo planes in the world. AIA also has a dedicated cargo terminal, which is one of the largest in the world.

AIA is located in the city of Alexandria, which is the second-largest city in Egypt and a major commercial center. The airport is situated just to the west of the city center, making it easily accessible to businesses and travelers. AIA has two main passenger terminals, as well as a dedicated cargo terminal. The airport is served by a number of airlines, including EgyptAir, Lufthansa, and Emirates.

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Luxor International Airport

Luxor International Airport is located in the city of Luxor, Egypt. It is the country‘s fourth busiest airport, handling approximately 4.7 million passengers and 60,000 tons of cargo annually. The airport has a cargo handling capacity of 150,000 tons per year. Luxor International Airport is a major hub for tourism in Egypt. It is served by a number of airlines, including EgyptAir, Nile Air, and FlyNas. The airport offers direct flights to a number of destinations, including Cairo, Alexandria, Hurghada, Taba, and Sharm el–Sheikh.

Statistics

In 2020, the statistics of shipping to Egypt were as follows: a total of 1,265,538 TEUs were shipped to Egypt, a decrease of 9.4% from 2019. The top five commodities shipped to Egypt were: corn, wheat, soybeans, barley, and rice. The top five origins of these commodities were the United States, Brazil, Argentina, Canada, and Russia.

Egypt has a number of trading partners, including the United States, China, and a number of European countries. Egypt exports a variety of goods, including oil, textiles, and agricultural products. Imports to Egypt include machinery, chemicals, and food.

In recent years, Egypt has signed trade agreements with the United States, the European Union, and China. These agreements have helped to increase trade and investment between Egypt and these countries. As a result, the Egyptian economy has begun to grow again.

Egypt‘s trade relationship with the rest of the world is an important part of its economy. By signing trade agreements with other countries, Egypt is able to increase trade and investment, which leads to economic growth.

In recent years, Egypt has signed trade agreements with the United States, the European Union, and China. These agreements have helped to increase trade and investment between Egypt and these countries. As a result, the Egyptian economy has begun to grow again. Egypt‘s trade relationship with the rest of the world is an important part of its economy. By signing trade agreements with other countries, Egypt is able to increase trade and investment, which leads to economic growth.

In 2022, Egypt will be one of the most popular destinations for shipping. The country has a thriving economy and is a major hub for trade. Shipping to Egypt will be a breeze with the right planning.

Our Services

We offer ocean freight shipping services that cover the entire container freight transportation process including:

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Pick up and delivery
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Land transportation
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Ocean freight transportation
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Customs clearance
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Documentation
Rules & Regulations

The rules and regulations of shipping to Egypt are as follows: all items must be shipped via an authorized shipping company, and the sender must have a valid shipping account. All items must be properly packaged and labeled. The sender is responsible for ensuring that the items are properly insured. All items must be declared on the customs declaration form, and the sender must provide a copy of the form to the receiver. The receiver is responsible for paying all customs duties and fees. The sender should provide the receiver with tracking information for the shipment. The shipment should be delivered to the receiver’s address.

The following documents are required for shipping to Egypt: a completed customs declaration form, a copy of the sender’s passport, and a copy of the receiver’s passport. The sender must also provide the receiver with tracking information for the shipment.

Import & Export to/from UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Egypt have a strong trade relationship. The UAE is one of Egypt‘s top trading partners, and the two countries have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in place. The FTA has helped to increase trade between the UAE and Egypt and has resulted in increased investment from the UAE in Egypt. The UAE is also a major investor in Egypt‘s infrastructure and has helped to finance many development projects in the country.

The total value of trade between the two countries was $4.4 billion in 2016, and the UAE was Egypt’s second-largest trading partner. The top exports of Egypt to the UAE include crude petroleum, gold, and aluminum. The UAE is also a major investor in Egypt, with $8.4 billion in foreign direct investment in 2016.

Banned Products

Most people are unaware of the many products that are banned from being imported into Egypt. These products include pork and pork products, alcohol, drugs, pornography, and certain types of weapons. These bans are in place for religious and cultural reasons. Pork is banned because it is considered unclean in Islam. Alcohol is banned because it is considered Haram, or forbidden. Drugs are banned because they are illegal. Pornography is banned because it is considered offensive. Certain types of weapons are banned because they are considered dangerous.

Documents & Customs Clearance

In order to clear cargo for customs in Egypt, the following documents are needed: a commercial invoice, a packing list, a bill of lading, and a certificate of origin. The commercial invoice should list the value, quantity, and type of goods being shipped. The packing list should detail the contents of each package. The bill of lading should be signed by the carrier and list the port of origin and destination, as well as the shipper and consignee. The certificate of origin should be issued by the chamber of commerce and list the country of origin of the goods.
There are a few things that businesses need to do in order to clear their cargo in Egypt, including getting the proper documentation, working with a customs broker, and paying any applicable fees. The process can be different for different types of goods, so it‘s important to be familiar with the requirements for the specific type of cargo that is being shipped.

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