Neighboring countries are generally serviced by road and the import/export process is relatively simple, except in the case of Mozambique which requires quarantine for import and export.
Road freight into West Africa is available on the occasion albeit very seldom. All the cross-border paperwork, health certificates, permits, and customs documentation can be prepared by HEE in advance on your behalf.
Imports from African countries other than neighboring countries, are time-consuming, costly and complex, but are completely possible.
It is possible to import from neighboring counties to South Africa on a permanent or temporary (for competition) basis.