Competitive advantage incentives

Export Marketing and Investment Assistance (EMIA)


EMIA scheme develops export markets for South African products and services and to recruit new foreign direct investment into the country.


South African manufacturers and exporters, export trading houses, commission agents, export councils and industry associations.


Individual Exhibition Participation
Assistance with costs of participation, including travel, accommodation and exhibition fees.

Primary Market Research & Foreign Direct Investment
Assistance with costs, including travel, subsistence and marketing material.

Individual Inward Missions
Assistance with costs, including foreign registration of patent, travel, subsistence and rental of exhibition space.

Implementing Agency

The Department of Trade & Industry


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Mr. Donald Mabusela

Tel: +27 (12) 394 1716

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Website: Financial Assistance (Incentives)