SAICC history

  • Founded in 1978 and restructured in 1999.
  • The only South African chamber of commerce which promotes business and investment between South Africa and Israel.
  • Has strong working relationships with the Israel Trade Office of the Israeli Embassy in South Africa.
  • Disseminates information about Israeli technology and innovations across the country.
  • Promotes a strong business network [SAIN].

Missions and goals

  • To encourage a strong business relationship between SA and Israel through facilitating bilateral trade.
  • To increase South African exports to Israel, and  grow Israeli imports and investment into SA.

South Africa–Israel trade

  • We promote South African exports to Israel in the areas of both established and emerging markets, including IT, agriculture, logistics, health sciences and security.
  • We actively identify new companies which seek to export products to Israel, and we facilitate increasing opportunities for those already in that region.
  • We provide services to South African companies wishing to expand through the employment of Israel’s most sophisticated telecoms, IT, software and new media.
  • We offer Israeli companies information on specific South African expertise.
  • We open doors to new markets for our members and the organisation as a whole, promoting networking opportunities in Israel.
  • We keep members appraised of and communicate to them new products, new companies and trade and commercial conferences both in SA and in Israel

Digital platform

  • Monthly SAICC e-newsletter