Government policy is to develop downstream beneficiating industries and achieve sustained export growth by developing a world-class, internationally competitive, stainless steel manufacturing industry with a strong focus on high value-added products and the world market.
Sassda works closely with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and TISA (Trade & Industry South Africa)
Through the DTI’s Sector Specific Assistance Scheme (SSAS), Sassda can access required funding for projects researching specific markets.
the dti provides financial support to qualifying companies in various sectors of the economy. Financial support is offered for various economic activities, including manufacturing, business competitiveness, export development and market access, as well as foreign direct investment.
For outward and inward bound missions Sassda can access funding through the Export Marketing & Investment Scheme (EMIA). There are additional support mechanisms available to Sassda working through EMIA.
In terms of marketing the sector has access to South African consulates and embassies around the world and has facilitated and participated in many overseas missions to promote members’ products.
For more information contact General Enquiries or call (011) 883 0119