The Department of Economic Affairs

The Department of Economic Affairs for Southern Africa of the French Embassy in South Africa, one of 140 such departments in 118 countries, is part of the international network of the French Treasury (Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry) abroad. It covers South Africa as well as other Southern African countries : Angola (with a resident office in Luanda), Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique (with a resident office in Maputo), Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.


The main objectives of the Department of Economic Affairs are to:

- Analyse the economic and financial situation of Southern African countries, as well as key sectors and their market accessibility for French companies.
- Strengthen bilateral economic, commercial and financial relations
- Support international business development through the promotion of bilateral trade, investment, and participation to key projects

Physical address: Embassy of France, 250 Melk Street, Nieuw Meckleneuk, Pretoria 0181.
Telephone: 012 425 17 70 Fax: 012 425 17 79
Website: (French only)

publie le 07/09/2015

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