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    SADC Investment Promotion Agencies are responsible for the promotion of domestic and foreign investment in their respective countries. Please contact the following IPAs directly:

    Angola Agency for Private Investment (ANIP)

    member-angola.jpgANIP's aim is to promote private investment by Angolan or foreign citizens in established economic activity sectors and in development areas. The agency works within a legal framework that provides financial incentives for investment and seeks to assist investors during streamlined application procedures.

    Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC)

    member-botswana.jpgBITC is an integrated Investment and Trade Promotion Authority with an encompassing mandate of investment promotion and attraction; export promotion and development including management of the Nation Brand.

    DRC National Agency for Investment Promotion (ANAPI)

    Flag_of_the_Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo_SADCWebsite.jpgThe National Agency for Investment Promotion (ANAPI) is a public technical institution provided with a legal status and management autonomy. It is under the supervision of the planning Minister.

    Lesotho National Development Corporation (LNDC)

    Flag_of_Lesotho_SADCWebsite.jpgLNDC is charged with the implementation of the country's industrial development policies and its role is to promote Lesotho as an attractive investment location for both foreign and indigenous investors.

    Madagascar Economic Development Board of Madagascar (EDBM)

    2000px-Flag_of_Madagascar_SADCWebsite.pngEDBM's mission is to facilitate investments by making the business climate conducive to companies. It acts as an interface between the private sector and the Administration by collaborating with a network of technical units within the ministries.

    Malawi Investment and Trade Centre (MITC)

    NewFlagOfMalawi_website.jpgMITC is geared toward promoting production (investment promotion) and marketing (export promotion) of Malawi's goods and services to complement the functions and resources (both human and financial) of the pre-existing institutions.

    Mauritius Board of Investment (BOI)

    2000px-Flag_of_Mauritius_SADCWebsite.pngThe Board of Investment (BOI) is the national investment promotion agency of the Government of Mauritius with the mandate to promote and facilitate investment in the country. It is the first point of contact for investors exploring business opportunities in Mauritius and the region. BOI also assists investors in the growth, nurturing and diversification of their business.

    Mozambique Investment Promotion Centre (CPI)

    2000px-Flag_of_Mozambique_SADCWebsite.pngCPI aims to attract and retain substantial direct domestic and foreign investment to boost economic growth and wealth creation, including the promotion of public-private partnerships for economic and infrastructure development.

    Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board (NIPDB)

    2000px-Flag_of_Namibia_SADCWebsite.pngThe Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board (NIPDB) is a Non-Profit Organisation incorporated under Section 21 of the Companies Act (28 of 2004). It commenced operations on the 1st of January as an autonomous entity in the Presidency, and pronounced as a Public Enterprise in accordance with Section 2 of the Public Enterprises Governance Act (Act No. 1 of 2019).

    Seychelles Investment Bureau (SIB)

    2000px-Flag_of_Seychelles_SADCWebsite.pngSIB is committed to offering first class services to promote, attract and retain investment; to work in close collaboration with key stakeholders to stimulate, identify and facilitate investment.

    South Africa Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)

    2000px-Flag_of_South_Africa_SADCWebsite.pngThe DTI's Trade, Export and Investment core theme focuses on increasing levels of international trade, foreign direct investment and economic co-operation on regional, continental and international levels. This thematic area also aims to encourage global competitiveness of exports and beneficiation of products, expand market access and develop programmes to encourage trade and investment activities.

    Swaziland Investment Promotion Authority (SIPA)

    2000px-Flag_of_Swaziland_SADCWebsite.pngSIPA's mission is to promote, coordinate and facilitate foreign direct and domestic investments and trade, with the objective of creating the wealth necessary to enhance the Social and Economic Development of the Kingdom of Swaziland and its People.

    Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC)

    2000px-Flag_of_Tanzania_SADCWebsite.pngTIC is "the Primary Agency of the Government to coordinate, encourage, promote and facilitate investment in Tanzania and to advise the Government on investment policy and related matters." The agency deals with all enterprises whose minimum capital investment is not less than US $ 300,000 if foreign owned or US $ 100,000 if locally owned.

    Zambia Development Agency (ZDA)

    2000px-Flag_of_Zambia_SADCWebsite.pngThe ZDA is responsible for fostering economic growth and development in Zambia through promoting trade and investment and an efficient, effective and coordinated private sector led economic development strategy.

    Zimbabwe Investment Authority (ZIA)

    2000px-Flag_of_Zimbabwe_SADCWebsite.pngZIA is the country's investment promotion body set up to promote and facilitate both foreign direct investment and local investment. ZIA's mission is to contribute to sustainable economic development and growth through the timeous promotion and facilitation of value added investment.