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What We Do

Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal is a South African trade and inward investment promotion agency, established to promote the province of KwaZulu-Natal as a premier investment destination and to facilitate trade by assisting local companies to access international markets. The organisation identifies, develops and packages investment opportunities in KwaZulu-Natal; provides a professional service to all clientele; brands and markets KwaZulu-Natal as an investment destination; retains and expands trade and export activities and links opportunities to the developmental needs of the KwaZulu-Natal community. Below is a list of services we do for our clients

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Services that TIKZN offers for exporters

Exporters will be assisted to register their companies - we will help you identify the type of registration you need to make, supply application forms and guidance; and provide assistance in completion of documents; as well as advise you on lodgement of application and keep track of the progress of your registrations.

We will ensure you understand the customs tariff classification of goods for export, and where applicable, we will facilitate export permit requirements as well as F178 - banking requirements. We also ensure that you are informed about stoppage and examination of cargo by customs, and regulations relating to VAT for zero rating of export suppliers.

Services that TIKZN offers investors

The facilitation of joint ventures and business linkages between small and big business.
The provision of relevant, reliable information to investors and traders.
Assistance with applications for investment incentives and export marketing incentives.
Assistance to foreign investors with applications for business permits.
Negotiation of local government incentives on behalf of investors.
Provision of project support and aftercare services.
Assistance to merging international traders and with international trade enquiries.
Assisting investors to locate suitable premises and to secure project and operational financing.