The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) invites you to apply to participate in the Investment and Trade Initiative to Zimbabwe. The objective of this mission is to increase bilateral trade and investment between South Africa and Zimbabwe. This initiative will present an ideal platform for South African companies who would like to export value added products and services and for companies who are looking for investment opportunities and joint venture partnerships in the Zimbabwean market.

The target sectors for this mission include:

  • Agro-processing (Including: food and beverages as well as South African manufactured agricultural equipment);
  • Infrastructure (rail, road and telecoms);
  • Built environment professionals (Consulting Engineers, Civil Engineering Contractors, Quantity Surveying and Architects);
  • Energy (oil, gas and renewable energy);
  • Mining and Capital Equipment;
  • Electro technical (electronics, electrical engineers, ICT and Power)

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 (bed and breakfast only);
An economy class return airfare to a maximum of R17,000;

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 the following address:

Utangamiri- the dti Group House,
EMIA Division
Building A: Ground Floor
77 Meintjies Street

The closing date for receipt of complete application forms is 21 July 2017. Applications via e-mail will not be considered.

Click here to download the Outward Services Application Form
Click here to download the Manufacturing Entities Application Form
Click here to download the Official Invitation by the dti

 For further information, please contact:

For further information, please contact:

Application form enquiries (EMIA)
Mrs Rosina Nkosi
Tel: 012 394 3648
Email: [email protected]

Export Promotion enquiries
Mr Mojalefa Radebe
Tel: 012 3943898
E-mail: [email protected]