Trade Commissioner Service - South Africa

Welcome to the Canadian High Commission Trade Office in Johannesburg. The Canadian High Commission Trade Office in Johannesburg is part of the world-wide network of Canadian Trade Commissioner Service offices serving Canadian businesses seeking to develop their international business. In this context, our trade and investment team in Johannesburg support the efforts of Canadian companies that have selected one of South Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius or Namibia, as a target market for their products, services and technologies. The Trade Office also helps local contacts interested in sourcing from Canada or partnering with Canadians by matching their needs for products, services or technology with the appropriate Canadian company or counterpart organization.

Because of our geographic location in South Africa, our ability to support Canadian international business development interests in Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius and Namibia is more limited although we work with our Honorary Consuls in certain of these countries and with select service providers to render assistance.

Leading Opportunity Sectors

We serve Canadian clients in all sectors. Based on our knowledge of the market, the following sectors offer the greatest opportunities for Canadian companies:

Agriculture, Food & Beverages | Electric Power Equipment & Services | Information & Communications Technologies | Metals, Minerals & Related Equipment, Services & Technology | Rail & Urban Transit