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Air Freight to South Africa

Air Freight to South Africa

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Fast, Reliable, and Efficient Air Freight to/from South Africa

DFreight Air Freight Service is your top choice for swift and dependable air cargo shipping to/from South Africa. For a variety of commodities, including perishable goods, healthcare supplies, electronics, machinery, or anything that demands fast delivery from South Africa to the UAE and vice versa, we’ve got you covered. With years of expertise, comprehensive solutions, a commitment to on-time delivery, cutting-edge technology, top-notch security, competitive pricing, and a global reach, we’re here to make your airfreight experience seamless and worry-free. Trust DFreight for excellence in air shipping and submit your inquiry right away to receive the best competitive prices for your air cargo to/from South Africa.

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South Africa
Exports and
Imports
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The top exports of South Africa are Platinum, Gold, Iron Ore, Diamonds, and Coal Briquettes, exporting mostly to China, United States, Germany, United Kingdom, and India.

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The top imports of South Africa are Refined Petroleum, Crude Petroleum, Motor vehicles; parts and accessories, Cars, and Broadcasting Equipment, importing mostly from China, Germany, India, United States, and Saudi Arabia.

Market Update

2021

According to OEC, in 2021, South Africa was the number 31 economy in the world in terms of GDP, the number 34 in total exports, the number 43 in total imports, the number 85 economy in terms of GDP per capita and the number 59 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index.

2021

South Africa exported US$4.45 Billion during 2021 to the United Arab Emirates and imported US$1.46 Billion during 2021 from the UAE, according to the Trading Economics database.

2023

South Africa–UAE freight market is expected to grow significantly in the coming years, with trade expected to increase by 2023. The UAE and South Africa have a strong trade partnership with each other, evident in its strong volumes of air cargo, ocean cargo, warehousing and express services. The market will benefit from the growing number of infrastructure and investments made by both South Africa and the UAE, which will foster and facilitate trade between them. Both countries have formed several bilateral agreements that will see better integration of their supply chains and further fostering of this strong relationship.

Banned Products

Banned products for importing into South Africa include anything containing asbestos, counterfeit goods, alcohol, and any form of pornographic material. South Africa also has restrictions on the import of items that may pose a risk to public health and safety, including certain medicines, medical technology, and hazardous chemicals. South Africa also prohibits the importation of certain animals and plant species that are considered invasive and pose a threat to native species.

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Documents & Customs Clearance

One thing to take into account when exporting cargo internationally is customs clearance. You must be aware of the customs clearance regulations of the destination countries when shipping cargo from South Africa.

The following documentation must be given to local customs for international shipments by the supplier, consignee, or intermediary:

– A commercial invoice
– A packing list
– A bill of lading
– A certificate of origin

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Major Air Cargo Port

O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)
Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
O.R. Tambo International Airport is the busiest airport in South Africa and a key gateway for both passenger and cargo traffic. The airport features a modern and efficient cargo terminal equipped to handle a wide range of goods, including automotive components, machinery, and perishable items. Its strategic location in Johannesburg, the country’s economic hub, makes JNB a crucial hub for international trade, connecting South Africa to global markets.
Cape Town International Airport is a significant air cargo port, particularly serving the Western Cape region. The airport’s cargo facilities are designed to handle various commodities, including agricultural products, seafood, and high-value exports. CPT plays a vital role in supporting the export and import needs of businesses in the Cape Town area and contributes to South Africa’s overall connectivity in the global air cargo network.
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      Regional Trucking

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      Competitive Pricing

      Enjoy market-competitive air freight rates

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      Fast Delivery

      Rapid and secure shipping for time-sensitive items

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      Guaranteed Space

      Secure your cargo space without worries.

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      Reliable Scheduling

      Count on our reliable predictive schedules

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      Nationwide Collections

      We pick up your cargo throughout Benelux and Germany

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