Best Freight Forwarder China to Africa

We provide freight planning to any corner of the world, including Africa. Trade between Africa and China rose to a record high in 2021. Shipping freight from China to Africa will be a snap with the help of Bacolod experts. We offer FCL and LCL sea freight, air freight, partial rail freight, and truck freight. We have experience working with both general and special cargo, such as fragile items, OOG items, and even Ro-Ro shipping.

From your warehouse or commercial port in China, your goods will be reliably sent to any address on the whole continent of Africa. We will assist you with shipping from any location in China to any location in Africa, including West Africa, East Africa, North Africa, and South Africa. Shipping to some locations in Africa is a profitable idea and many imports use our services to arrange logistics.

COSCO, OOCL, APL, EMC, MSK, and HMM are some of the companies that we have established partnerships with. This allows us to provide competitive prices, optimized routes and schedules, and an all-around excellent shipping service.

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Shipping from China to Africa

Sea Freight Shipping from China to Africa

Africa’s main ports that your shipment could be sent to include the ports of Durban, Richard’s Bay, Kenya Mombasa, Dar Es Salaam, Beira, Djibouti, the Suez Canal, and Lagos. Of course, we can ship your items to any other port that you request. Your shipment will be loaded aboard a freight ship in China and sail across the Indian Ocean. Sea freight is ideal for large shipments, such as LCL, FCL 20ft, FCL 40ft, and FCL 45ft.

Air Freight Shipping from China to Africa

If you need to establish your supply chain fast and start selling now, Bacolod freight forwarders will arrange fast air freight from China to Africa. We will conduct loading inspection, contact a suitable airline, and more. Your cargo will arrive at any international airport in Africa, such as Johannesburg, Cairo, Cape own, Casablanca, Addis Ababa, Algier, Nairobi, Lagos, Tunis, Durban, and others.

Door to Door Shipping from China to Africa

Door-to-door shipping from China to Africa is perfect for a busy client. We’ll take care of everything from start to finish, while you can sit back and relax.This service ensures that your shipment will arrive at the exact address you specify in Africa. Your items can be picked up from anywhere in China.



Why Bacolod Can Be Your First Choice for Shipping to Africa

  • Route and schedule optimization
  • Professional logistics
  • Processing all paperwork
  • 24/7 online support
  • Personalized strategizing
  • Competitive rates
  • Experience with different cargo types
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How Much When Shipping from China to Singapore

How Much When Shipping from China to Africa

The cheapest way to travel from China to Africa is maritime freight. Shipping a 20-foot FCL container from China to Africa will amount to $1800-1900. LCL sea freight shipping from China to Africa costs about $25 per CBM—much cheaper than freight to European destinations.

Air freight is also more expensive, with prices ranging between $2 and $3 per kilogramme. However, this price is for cargo more than 100 kg; lesser cargo will cost more.

If you contact us, we will be able to calculate the exact cost for your shipment from China to Africa from the following information:

  • Cargo weight
  • Season
  • Product type
  • Container size (20ft, 40ft, 45ft, 45HQ)
  • Insurance type
  • Incoterms
  • Mode of transportation
  • Destination country

How Long Does China Shipping Take to Africa

On average, shipping from China to Africa takes 25 days by sea and 5 days by air. However, this may be a gross miscalculation. Because Africa is a large continent, shipping time will greatly vary from country to country. You can visit our specialized pages to find out more, such as shipping time to South Africa, Ghana, or Nigeria.

Further differences to be aware of are the port infrastructure, mode of delivery, value-added services, and more. For example, LCL shipments take longer than FCL shipments, and door-to-door shipping takes longer than port-to-port shipment.

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Additional Services for Shipping from China to Africa

Pickup and Delivery

While one client may prefer full-service pick-up and delivery, another may choose to drop off the shipment at a port in China and have us handle it from there. As a result, Bacolod provides a number of pick-up and delivery alternatives to suit your budget and schedule.


We provide free storage in our warehouses for a period of 28 days. This is a complimentary service for our clients. We have locations in the prime transport and economy hubs like Shenzhen and Guangzhou. Our team will combine, sort, package, and inspect your consignment before it is shipped.

Shipping to Amazon FBA

Africa has 1 Amazon FBA warehouse located in Egypt. Bacolod agents have a special focus on Amazon FBA shipping, so you can trust our expertise.

Cargo Insurance

Sometimes, things happen during shipping that result in your cargo being damaged or lost. To protect you from this, we offer our cargo insurance services.

Customs Clearance

On average, you will have to pay a 10% tax on semi-manufactured goods, and a 25% tax on fully-manufactured goods. Furthermore, different countries in Africa have different customs regulations. This is why a professional Bacolod agent will be of great help

Loading Inspection

You can request our staff to oversee the loading process of your cargo into train, plane, or sea vessel containers. We will report how well everything is secured and packaged. Our diligent work will assure you of the safety of your items and minimize any risks associated with transit.

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