What we do
- The European Union Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Southern Africa is a member-driven, non-profit, fee-based organisation representing European business in Southern Africa.
- The EU has historically been South Africa’s main trading partner and the biggest source of foreign direct investment (FDI). Firms from EU Member States represent over 75% of SA’s total FDI inward flow of $1.325bn (2017).
- The EU Chamber is the voice of all European investors in Southern Africa, that is, 2,000 companies with 300,000 employees.
- The Chamber is recognised by the European Commission and honoured by the patronage of the EU Ambassador to South Africa.
MISSION : DRIVING RESPONSIBLE FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT TO FOSTER SUSTAINABLE AND INCLUSIVE GROWTH OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Our mission is
To support EU-based companies in advocating towards an attractive investment and business climate in SA through policies which duly acknowledge the essential role of responsible foreign direct investment to the sustainable and inclusive growth of Southern Africa.
Our role is
To bring together and co-ordinate EU member states, bilateral chambers, and EU companies on jointly identified topics with a view to developing a EU-wide approach and advocacy.