The Economic Section represents the South African Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Australia and New Zealand.

The broad functions of the section are:

  • Ensuring appropriate market access to Australian and New Zealand markets for value-added South African exports
  • Providing market information and other assistance to South African companies, in particular small to medium manufacturing enterprises, seeking markets in Australia and New Zealand;
  • Positioning South Africa as an alternative investment destination on the board room agenda of corporate Australia and New Zealand;
  • Sourcing opportunities for technology transfer and joint ventures;
  • Building of a long-term sustainable network in business and government that ensures the bilateral trade relationship continues into the next millennium.

Within these objectives, the Economic Section is prepared to assist Australian and New Zealand companies source products from South Africa and explore opportunities for fixed direct investment and joint ventures in South Africa.

Contact Details

Counsellor (Economic)
South African High Commission
Economic Section
State Circle
Yarralumla ACT 2600

Telephone: +61 (2) 6272 7300
Fax: +61 (2) 6272 7365

Please email trade and investment queries to:


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