The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) invites interested companies to apply to participate in the Outward Selling Mission (OSM) to India. The Mission forms part of the dti’s objective of growing exports of South African value-added products and services in high growth markets in Asia. the dti has planned a programme of activities which includes trade seminars, mini exhibitions, business-to-business meetings and business site visits.

Dates for the events:
New Dehli:   15 – 16 July 2019
Mumbai:       18 – 19 July 2019

This invitation is open to South African manufacturers and exporters in the following sub-sectors:

  • Agro-processing – beverages, sauces, citrus fruits
  • Electro-technical products
  • Other – defence equipment, and leather related products.

Companies that apply to participate will be screened and selected in line with EMIA guidelines, market and product/service compatibility. Companies that are not eligible for EMIA funding are welcome to participate in this mission at their own expense. Interested companies are required to complete and submit the EMIA application form to:

Untangamiri – the dti Group House,
Block A, Ground floor,
EMIA Division 77 Meintjies Street

The closing date for receipt of application forms is 10 May 2019.

OSM application forms and guidelines can be downloaded below and via the dti website:
NB: E-mailed applications will not be accepted.

Application form enquiries (EMIA):
Rosina Nkosi
Tel: 012 394 3648 

Export promotion enquiries:
Valentine Naidoo
Tel: 012 394 3919