thedti plays a critical role in the promotion of economic development and meaningful participation in the global economic and trade environment. It achieves this by working to build an equitable multilateral trading system that facilitates development, strengthens trade and investment links with key economies. A significant feature of the dti's international engagement also involves work to support African regional economic integration and development co-operation.
thedti recognises the importance of promoting trade and inward investment, and building trade and investment relations. It focuses on encouraging exports, in order to leverage global growth for the development of the South African economy, through the establishment of collaborative agreements with existing trading partners and dynamic fast-growing emerging markets.
thedti, in partnership with the Provincial Investment Promotion Agencies (PIPAs), undertakes investment and export promotion activities in targeted markets that are aligned to South Africa's international relations and co-operation agreements.
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Provides information on South African customs and excise duties and levies.
The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) is an agency of the South African Department of Trade and Industry (the dti).
It is mandated to implement government’s small business strategy; design and implement a standard and common national delivery network for small enterprise development; and integrate government-funded small enterprise support agencies across all tiers of government.
Seda’s mission is to develop, support and promote small enterprises throughout the country, ensuring their growth and sustainability in co–ordination and partnership with various role players, including global partners, who make international best practices available to local entrepreneurs
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) was signed into law on May 18, 2000 as Title 1 of The Trade and Development Act of 2000. The Act offers tangible incentives for African countries to continue their efforts to open their economies and build free markets
A statutory body established in 1966 under the HKTDC Ordinance (Chapter 1114), the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is the international marketing arm for Hong Kong-based traders, manufacturers and service providers.
Our mission is to create opportunities for Hong Kong companies. With our network of more than 40 offices worldwide, and the city’s natural business advantages, we provide a range of services to help global trade and promote Hong Kong as a platform for doing business with China and throughout Asia.
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