Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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Water Management in Zambia

Meeting with companies from Baden-Württemberg, Tuesday, 26 November 2019 in Durban

Business Forum with the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg

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Eswatini Business Delegation 09 & 10 October

SA-German Chamber and the Eswatini Investment Promotion Authority, is currently hosting a high level business delegation in the Kingdom of Eswatini....


Trusted partnership: Liberian hydropower plant operator counts again on the training offer of Voith HydroSchool


Deutschland Fest 2019

Information Session Angola

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South Africa

The Chamber

The SAGCC (AHK Southern Africa) is part of the worldwide network of German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHK) with 140 locations in 92 countries. Since its inception in 1952, the SAGCC has played an integral role in fostering bilateral trade relations between South Africa and Germany, including countries in the SADC region.



The office in Frankfurt represents the Chamber in Germany. This office was established as support for initial market entry consultation. An Honorary representative has been based in Frankfurt since 2016. The Chamber intends to open an office in Berlin in 2019 with the mandate to manage Sub-Sahara projects.


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Maputo Mozambique

Fragile economic structure

Mozambique is one of the poorest countries in the world: 60 % of its inhabitants live below the poverty line. Although the country's economy continues to grow unabated, so far only the social elite and foreign investors have benefited.


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Harare Zimbabwe

Tense economic situation

Zimbabwe is currently one of the poorest economies in the world, characterised by very high unemployment, low gross domestic product, shortages of foreign exchange, investment and energy, and a fallow state in many economic sectors.


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Lusaka Zambia

Wobbly Hopebearer

Zambia's export economy is dominated by metallic raw materials such as cobalt and copper. Foreign exchange revenues from this sector of the economy account for up to 95% of total revenues. The primary sector of raw material extraction and agriculture has dominated very strongly since colonial times, with the secondary (manufacturing) and tertiary (services) sectors playing only a subordinate role.


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