This website provides background information on the IDC and its activities locally and elsewhere in Africa. It contains detailed information on obtaining financial assistance for your business through the IDC.
You can obtain information on business and industrial sectors both provincially and nationally through a variety of state departments and public entities. Wesgro has undertaken detailed background studies on numerous sectors in the Western Cape and has also produced easy-to-read fact sheets based on these reports.
South African Bureau of Standards (SABS): Improving the Quality of South African Products and Services(Service)
The South African Bureau of Standards is responsible for regulating the quality of South African goods and services.The Commercial Services Division is responsible for certification and training in various industries throughout South Africa. The Standards Division provides standards that enhance the competitiveness of South Africa, and which provide the basis for consumer protection, health, safety and environmental issues.