The Department for Economic and Global Issues is comprised of the following divisions:
- Energy, Climate and Environment
- Development Cooperation
- Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection
- Research, Science and Technology
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We offer information and provide contacts with the leading players in Germany and South Africa on the crucial issues facing our global future: From climate change to food security, from cutting-edge technology to helping overcome inequality. The department also closely follows developments in the major international economic fora.
Department for Economic and Global Issues
Deputy Head of Mission and Head of Department
+27 (0)12 427 8952
+27 (0)12 427 8922
+27 (0)12 427 8969
The Economic Division
The Economic Division offers information about the economy in South Africa, about Germany as a business location as well as initiatives of foreign trade promotion through the Federal Foreign Office Berlin.
The Division also promotes German interests in the economic, commercial, financial, agricultural, technological, research and environmental sectors in South Africa and serves as a point of contact for Germany-related economic questions. It works with, among other organizations, the South African - German Chambers of Commerce and the representative of German trade and invest.