South Africa
Imports and Exports
International Markets
Access to Markets

Applications are open for South African exporters and manufacturers interested in showcasing their products and services at the multi-sector AGOA Made in Africa exhibition at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (formerly known as Nasrec) from 2 to 4 November 2023.

Targeted sectors include;

  • Agriculture and agro-processing
  • Automotive;
  • Boat building;
  • Capital equipment;
  • Mining and machinery;
  • Chemicals’ clothing and textiles;
  • Pharmaceuticals and medical devices;
  • Retail;
  • Renewable energy (green hydrogen);
  • Aerospace and defence;
  • Arts and crafts;
  • Jewellery;
  •  ICT; metals,
  • Steel and aluminium;
  • Financial and infrastructure services;
  • High-tech innovations;
  • Furniture, wood and pulp; and
  • Tourism.

The  Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic) will offer the following support to qualifying companies:

  • Exhibition space and booth rental costs;
  • Scheduled B2B meetings;
  • Opportunities for product launches, demonstrations and tastings;
  • Freight-forwarding of display material;
  • Air travel assistance – for small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) and black-owned enterprises (BOEs) located outside Gauteng only; and
  • Daily subsistence allowance – for SMMEs and BOEs located outside Gauteng only.  

Interested companies are required to complete, scan and attach the Export Marketing and Investment Assistance (EMIA) application form and requisite supporting documents
to AGOA Forum Application System.

Click here to access the EMIA application forms. 

Full description

To Note: 

  • the dtic will only be responsible for the company’s benefits as per the EMIA guidelines.
  • compliance with the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Amendment Act, applicants must submit a valid B-BBEE certificate maximum Level 8 or sworn affidavit (an affidavit is for entities with turnover of less than R10 million).
Closing date
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
​Mining and quarrying
​Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
​Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
​Transportation and storage
Accommodation and food service activities
​Information and communication
Financial and insurance activities
​Real estate activities
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Administrative and support service activities
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
Human health and social work activities
Medical Devices
Health Technologies

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