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China Air Freight to Senegal Precautions

  • Author:Cynthia
  • Release Date:2018-03-27
  SenegalLocated in the westernmost part of the western part of Africa, the capital is Dakar. It borders Mauritania to the north, Mali to the east, Guinea and Guinea-Bissau to the south, and Cape Verde Islands to the west. The coastline is about 700 kilometers long. Air freight, sea freight, and express delivery can all deliver goods to Senegal.

Food, crude oil, electromechanical and consumer goods are important imports from Senegal.

Senegal has a dry summer and dry summer climate. The rainy season is from June to October. Please pay attention to moisture-proof and waterproof when transporting goods.

Dakar, the capital of Senegal, is located at the top of the Cape Verde peninsula, the westernmost point of the African continent, bordering the Atlantic Ocean. It is an important maritime transportation hub for Africa to Europe and the Americas. It is also an important international aviation hub. The annual average passenger capacity is 1.6 million passengers and the cargo volume exceeds 30,000 tons. International flights such as Air France, British Airways, and Portuguese Airlines take off and land Senghor International Airport. With the deepening of trade with China, Ethiopian Airlines quickly signed Beijing Pan-Yuan International Transportation Service Co., Ltd. as a freight forwarding company to transport the materials and equipment needed to build the infrastructure, thus promoting economic and trade exchanges between the two countries.

Sangore Airport’s full name is Leopold Seda Senghor Airport, which serves as an international airport with an average annual passenger capacity of 1.2 million passengers and a cargo volume of more than 30,000 tons. In 1999, Senegal Airlines sold 51% of its shares to Royal Air Maroc and formed Senegal International Airlines in 2001. In 2003, it was named the best airline in Africa. Currently, Senegal has established a new international airport, Dakar New International Airport, 50 kilometers away from Dakar (local time from December 7, 2017, officially opened the new airport - Blaise Danière International Airport ), its capacity will be twice that of Senghor Airport.

The most popular airlines flying from China to Senegal:
EK (Emirates Airlines)
ET (Ethiopian Airlines)
SA (South African Airlines)
TK (Turkish Airlines)
The major airlines have a time limit of about 3-7 days.

For example, from Guangzhou, transit to Ethiopia-Addis Ababa Airport, and finally to Dakar Airport in Senegal, with a time limit of 5 to 7 days and 6 flights per week.

In addition, cities such as Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing all have transit flights to Senegal. Specific lines and prices and customs clearance requirements please check the official website of Logistics Baba.

Also need to pay attention to the Senegal customs clearance process:
1, hand-filled declaration form;
2. Customs electronic filing system application;
3. The system displays the tax payable and the Customs check data;
4. Submit paper documents (conformity, tax base, tax, etc.) to the customs;
5. Pay taxes and fees to the Treasury;
6, the release of goods, importers take delivery.
Note: Senegal prohibits the import of all edible palm oil products, weapons and ammunition, explosives, rough diamonds, drugs, narcotics, and obscene publications, and prohibits the mailing of cigarettes and beverages containing alcohol.