Export Development & Promotion – Export Helpdesk


Within the Trade & Investment sub-directorate, the Export Helpdesk is responsible for:
  • Promoting the products/services of Nelson Mandela Bay;
  • Participating in and coordinating trade missions;
  • Provide intelligence, support, and training to emerging/established exporters; and
  • Facilitating international trade and market access.

If you are an established exporter or interested in exporting, please contact us for further assistance:

Ms Anelisa Nkwandla      Tel: + 27 41 503 7527  Email: ankwandla@mandelametro.gov.za
   Ms Dineo Seeme Email: dseeme@ecdc.co.za


  • In 2022, NMBM was designated as a Knowledge Centre of Trade Forward Southern Africa (TFSA)
  • Trade Forward Southern Africa is a United Kingdom (UK) government-funded trade initiative supporting growth in South African exports.
  • As a knowledge centre for TFSA, NMBM is able to:
    1. Provide free and easy access to the latest information and tools for local businesses to competitively grow their exports and markets;
    2. Equip businesses to comply with standards and regulations across regional and global value chains, including the UK;
    3. Offer targeted online training sessions for firms and customs on export requirements for regional and trans-continental trade, including on UK requirements; and
    4. Promote women’s participation in export trade to boost overall economic growth.

Profile: TFSA supports trade across and beyond Southern Africa

The Trade Forward Southern Africa Trade & Information Hub and Integrated School Of Export


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