Continuing SIPPO’s vision of sustainable and inclusive economic growth and integration of SIPPO partner countries into world trade
SIPPO, the Swiss Import Promotion Programme, funded by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO and implemented by Swisscontact, entered Phase 2 of the programme on the 1st July 2021. The second phase will run until 30 June 2025 and SIPPO in South Africa will continue its partnership with the following four Business Support Organisations in the country:
-The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic, Export Development, Promotion and Outward Investment division) as the strategic partner, being the national trade promotion organisation for South Africa.
-Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN)
-The Western Cape Tourism, Trade, and Investment Promotion Agency (Wesgro)
-The Cosmetic Export Council of South Africa (CECOSA).
SIPPO will continue to be active in the two prioritised sectors of Processed Foods and Natural Ingredients in South Africa.