On the cusp of a boom!» More information
June 2014 — Set to open on June 23rd, 2014, Suitsupply, the brand ranked “number #1 Suit” in a blind test conducted by the Wall Street Journal and the New York Fashion Institute, introduces the Suitsupply Mansion concept to Johannesburg.» More information
Economic Mission to South Africa
From Monday 07 till Friday 11 July 2014, on behalf of RVO and Netherlands Embassy in Pretoria SANEC will facilitate the transport & logistics component of the upcoming Economic Mission to South Africa with the Dutch Minister Ploumen .
Companies in the field of Infrastructure, Transport, Logistics, Water, Energy, Urban Development are invited to join this mission.
Opening of the Gauteng Investment Centre
The Gauteng Investment Centre (GIC) was officially launched in Johannesburg yesterday with the intention to make it easier for investors to do business in the province. The centre, which will be based in Sandton was launched by Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane together with the MEC of Economic Development, Mxolisi Xayiya.» More information
The Private Sector Investment Programme (PSI) encourages companies to invest in a long-term relationship with their local partner in o.a. Southern African countries. The last PSI call ever is now open and will close 10 March 2014.
PSI stimulates innovative pilot investments, with the ultimate goal of strengthening the local economy of the recipient country. At the picture you see a training of local farmers in SA (a social project within the scope of PSI).
If you are planning a joint investment with a Southern African company, continue reading!
SANEC and the Limpopo Economic Development Agency (LEDA) sign Representation Agreement
Johannesburg, 4 December – The Southern African Netherlands Chamber of Commerce (SANEC) and the Limpopo Economic Development Agency (LEDA) have signed an agreement in which SANEC is appointed to represent the agency in both South Africa and the Netherlands. The new agreement addresses a variety of activities that promote Limpopo, provide access to the Netherlands, and attract Dutch investors to the Limpopo province.» More information
Namibia strategic gateway location
Last week the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry from Namibia, Honerable Tjekero Tweya, visited the SANEC office in The Hague. The Namibian Ministry of Trade and Industry is committed to stimulating economic growth and employment and to establish Namibia as a gateway location in the Southern African Region.» More information
Business Directory 2014: It is time to cross new borders
SANEC is pleased to announce that the production of the 18th annual publication of our Business Directory is about to begin. For almost two decades, the Business Directory has become an invaluable tool in enabling the members of our network to not only succeed in the international market, but to shine as well. The theme of this years edition will be Crossing Borders!» More information
Registration Still Open for Maritime Indaba
Do you want to be part of the First African Maritime Indaba from the 24th till the 25th of October? You can still register by following this link! With a wide range of maritime and trade experts and industry leaders attending, you could be part of Africa's first such event focussed on maritime trade.» More information
Giving SA Manufacturing a Boost!
The founding members of the Manufacturing Accelerator Programme (MAP) - ISAH, Rifle-Shot Performance Holdings and SANEC - have signed a memorandum of agreement with the board of the South African Capital Equipment Export Council (SACEEC) to promote good manufacturing practices within the country. Through this memorandum of agreement, the parties involved hope that the South African manufacturing industry will once again reach a leadership position in the world summit ranking of manufacturing.» More information
Hot off the press: SANEC Newsflash August 2013
Our monthly digital newsletter informs you about what is happening, current events, trade missions, cultural developments and business related news. It keeps you up-to-date and is our channel to invite you to register for various relevant events in both the Netherlands, Southern Africa and possibly even between continents using video facilities.» More information
Port & Corridor mission to the Netherlands
A very fruitful Dutch Port & Corridor Trade mission from the Netherlands to Johannesburg took place from 24 until 28 June 2013. As a follow-up of this mission, SANEC will facilitate a Port & Corridor Trade mission from South Africa to the Netherlands 25-29 November this autumn.» More information
Invest in East London
SANEC (Southern African Netherlands Chamber of Commerce) and the East London IDZ (East London Industrial Development Zone) have signed an agreement in which SANEC is appointed to represent the IDZ in both South Africa and the Netherlands. The new agreement caters to a variety of activities that promote East London IDZ and provide access to the Netherlands, furthermore attracting Dutch investors to the IDZ.» More information
The AgriBusiness Forum is the largest pan-African AgriBusiness Forum held on African soil every year which aims at strengthening the Agri-Food sector in Africa, by encouraging partnerships, exchanging best practices and attracting investments.» More information
“Investors that look for growth, economic stability and political stability can find all of that in Angola”, according to Mrs. Maria Luisa Abrantes, director of ANIP, the Angola Investment Agency. After SANEC’s SADC Ambassadors Lunch in May this year, the Editor-in-Chief of Atlantico Weekly interviewed the director of ANIP about the investment opportunities in Angola for Dutch companies.» More information