Export Marketing Investment Assistance by EDC
The Export Marketing Investment Assistance (EMIA) programme has been developed to promote and develop existing and new exporters in South Africa.
A range of incentive benefits is available to eligible companies through primary market research and foreign direct investment.
A cash incentive may be claimed in respect of individual exhibition event participation where costs may be claimed in respect of:
- Sample transportation
- Exhibition rental space
- Stand construction
- Telephone and Internet fees
- Economy class air ticket
- Exhibition stand setup fees.
Other eligible costs under the EMIA include:
- Daily subsistence allowance
- Marketing material costs
- Patent registration costs.
The application is required to be submitted at least 60 days prior to the applicable event.