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Export Awareness Seminar

OCTOBER 3, 2016
Export Awareness Seminar

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), in collaboration with Wesgro & George Local Municipality, held an Export Seminar Workshop op Thursday, 29 September. Export ready, current and prospective exporters were encouraged to attend.

The main focus of the workshop was how to Export to the USA using AGOA, how to participate and apply for Global Exporter Passport Programme, how to apply for dti National Pavilions and the dti’s incentive schemes (EMIA), SEFA, Export preparation and readiness etc. The seminar was free of charge. About 30 delegates from local businesses in George attended the seminar.

Caption: At the seminar are from left, Nadine Smith-Clarke (Wesgro), Dennis Ramaphoko (dti), Lebogang Maleka (Seda), Mack Phohu (dti), Dr Willie Cilliers, chairperson of the George Business Chamber, Nxalati Mshele (dti), Denice Chaplog from Small Enterprise Finance Agency (Sefa), Duduzile Ngubeni, Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) and Rose Lewis (Acting Manager: Local Economic Development Section at the George Municipality).