Trade Invest Africa, a division of the Department of Trade and Industry, invites you to apply to participate on an Outward Trade Mission to Ghana and Nigeria which is scheduled to take place from 17 – 22 February 2019.

The objective of this mission is to increase intra Africa bilateral trade and between South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria. This outward mission is an ideal platform for South African companies who would like to export value added products and services.

The target sectors for this mission include:

  • Agro-processing;
  • Automotive;
  • Built Environment Professions;
  • Cosmetics;
  • Capital equipment (specifically mining, manufacturing and agricultural).
  • Energy;
  • ICT;
  • Metals Fabrication; and
  • Raw ingredients and Essential oils.

Companies will be screened and selected in line with EMIA guidelines and market requirements, which are explained in the EMIA guidelines document.  For the approved companies, the dti will provide:

  • Accommodation (on a bed and breakfast only basis)
  • Economy class return airfare up to a maximum of R17,000 (depending on the size of the entity)

Companies that are not eligible for EMIA funding are welcome to participate in these missions at their own expense. Companies applying for EMIA funding for this mission need to complete and submit the attached EMIA application form as well as the supporting documentation as listed in the attached EMIA application forms and guideline documents to:

Attention: Ms Rosina Nkosi

Utangamiri- the dti Group House,

EMIA Division

Building A:  Ground Floor

77 Meintjies Street





The closing date for receipt of application forms is 16 November 2018.

All applications are to be hand delivered or couriered. No emailed applications will be considered.