Exporting | Western Cape Government


A Guide to the Real Economy

(Guidelines, Manuals and Instructions)
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Export Incentives Information

Export Marketing and Investment Assistance (EMIA)  is an incentive scheme administered by the Department of Trade and Industry. The purpose of assistance under the EMlA scheme is to partially compensate exporters for costs incurred in respect of activities aimed at developing export markets for South African products and services abroad. The EMIA also aims to recruit new foreign direct investment into South Africa. Enterprises eligible to benefit from this incentive are:

Information about National Incentives

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) assists businesses in accessing information about national funding programmes. The DTI also aids in the form of financial support to qualifying companies in various sector for the economy Some of these funds include:

Information on New Trade Agreements

When National Government negotiates a new trade agreement, the Directorate of Industry Development distributes information about the agreement to exporters and other interested parties. In addition to providing written materials on the trade agreement, the Directorate also runs workshops.