CED coordinates export development initiatives with broader perspective through consultations with the industry.

These consultations build understanding of each sector’s business needs and priorities

Sector/Sub-sector Product
Agricultural and food products  • Fresh and processed fruits and vegetables• Juices and other preparations of tropical fruits• “Ethnic” and other “specialty” food products

• Environmentally- and/or socially-certified and labelled products

• Certified seeds and other genetic material

• High-value ornamental plants

seafood, fresh produce, processed foods, wines beverages

Energy and technology Renewable Energy products and services.
Manufactures, handicrafts, commercial and fine art • Design-sensitive housewares, decorative, and gift products• Upscale, design-sensitive handicrafts• Upscale, high-quality furniture

• Paintings and sculpture; art reproductions; books and other printed material; popular music

Services/ Tourism • Tourism, including business and conventions, cultural, adventure, eco/agro, South Africa package tours passing through the air transport hub• Software development, IT, call centers• Marketing, warehousing and distribution for the other market

• Higher education and professional training

• Medical, dental and other professional services for Africa

Market Priorities
 We focus on these markets:• Africa• Asia

• US

• EU