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  • Industrial Development and Trade

    The mandate of the Directorate, which also includes mining, is to facilitate trade liberalisation and integration; attainment of competitive and diversified industrial development and increased industrial investment and productivity that follows international best practice and complies with globally recognised standards.

    Strategic Objectives

    Sustainable industrial development and trade integration

    Specific Objectives

    1. Increased regional value chains and value addition for agricultural and non-agricultural products;
    2. Consolidated SADC Free Trade Agreement (FTA);
    3. Enhanced compliance with international standards and Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures resulting in Increased Intra-Africa Trade;
    4. Increased regional productivity and improved involvement of private sector in regional integration;
    5. Enhanced progress for deepening regional integration; and 
    6. Enhanced application of science, technology and innovation.

    Organisational Structure

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