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UK Government Donates R50m to Solidarity Fund for Projects Supporting and Promoting Women

The Solidarity Fund announced the receipt of a R50m grant from the government of the United Kingdom (UK). The grant is aimed at extending the Solidarity Fund’s ongoing efforts to ...
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UK Government donates R50m to South Africa’s Solidarity Fund for women beneficiary projects

The most recent prioritisation exercise of the UK’s International COVID19 response has allocated up to £2.15m UK Pounds (ca. R50m) to support South Africa’s efforts via the Solidarity Fund The ...
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Notice on the Reopening of Incentive Applications for the South African Film and Television Incentives

This Notice serves to inform the Film and Television industry of the reopening of incentive applications with effect from 13 August 2020, and provide an update on compliance procedures for ...
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Minister Patel to Table the dtic Revised Budget Vote 2020/2021

Minister Ebrahim Patel will participate in the Budget Vote Debate for 2020/2021 for the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) on  24 July 2020. Through the participation in ...
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An Opportunity to Increase your Company's Exports and Turnover!

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) will be participating in various exhibitions, trade shows and National Pavilions to promote locally manufactured products in international markets. The department invites manufacturers and registered exporters to participate in the international trade shows listed in the links below. If your company is competitive in the South African market, has been in business for at least two years and is export ready, it stands to benefit from the dti's Export Marketing and Investment Assistance scheme.


There have been reports from members of the public about fake Requests for Quotations, claiming to be from the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition.
One of the emails used is . This is not an official email address for the dtic.

Companies are advised to verify all RFQs received by contacting the dtic call centre on 0861 843 384.


The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) in partnership with the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) in Germany have collaborated to provide a mentorship programme (The Manager Training Programme) through GIZ, Germany as an implementing agency. The programme is designed to expose South African companies to the German business culture, whilst capacitating them to trade within the European Union. Further to that, the programme seeks to deepen the common economic relations of the two countries.

Calling African Innovators: Solutions for Sustainable Living and Economic Development in Africa Sought

Appliance giant Defy to aid in the advancement of projects that ensure the sustainability of trade, natural resources, and life in Africa. From 5 - 7 March 2021, leading manufacturer of home appliances, Defy, will be hosting the Hack. The Normal online hackathon with the aim of exploring how technology can be leveraged for sustainable living and economic development in Africa.

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