Doing business in South Africa

Take your business to the next level. Explore opportunities to grow your footprint in South Africa with the help of our Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), and read more about the trade relationship between the two countries, market facts and other insights.

Market insights

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 and Communications Technologies
  • Metals, Minerals & Related Equipment, Services & Technology
  • Rail & Urban Transit

General market information

General market information
No general market information currently available.


Title Dates Location Sector
Africa Tech Festival (AfricaCom) 2022November 7-11, 2022South Africa – Cape TownInformation and communications technologies
Campus Abroad Education Fair (In-Person)November 25-26, 2022South Africa – EbeneEducation
OVEC Education Fair (In-person)November 26-27, 2022South Africa – Port LouisEducation; Tourism
Africa Games Week (AGW)December 1-3, 2022South Africa – Cape TownArts and cultural industries; Education

Trade offices - South Africa

The High Commission of Canada Trade Office, Johannesburg

Cradock Place, 1st Floor, 10 Arnold Road, Rosebank,
Johannesburg, 2196,
South Africa

Telephone: (011-27-11) 442-3130

Fax: (011-27-11) 442-3325


Directory: Our team - Johannesburg

Office Hours: Mon-Thurs: 0800-1645; Fri: 0800-1330 (E.S.T.: +6)


  • South Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Namibia

Office Closures: 2022-01-03, 2022-02-21, 2022-03-21, 2022-04-15, 2022-04-18, 2022-04-27, 2022-05-23, 2022-07-01, 2022-09-05, 2022-10-10, 2022-12-26, 2022-12-27

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