Why Trade in Eswatini

Trade Agreement Countries/Members Size, Liberalization & Market Access

Southern African Customs Union (SACU)
Eswatini, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia & Lesotho 55 million population
South Africa as major trading partner
Allows for free movement of goods within the customs union

Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Eswatini, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Namibia, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Seychelles, DR Congo 238 million population
Free trade area with preferential market access for goods and further integrating to customs union

Southern African Customs Union (SACU)
Eswatini, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia & Lesotho 374 million population
Free trade area with preferential market access
Eswatini only SACU member state currently in COMESA

Generalised System of Preference (GSP)
Japan, New Zealand, USA, EU, Russia, Switzerland Over 600 million population
Eswatini as a beneficiary country enjoys preferential market access
Scheme enables developing countries to access markets of industrialized countries

Southern African Customs Union (SACU)
EU 28 500 million population
Duty free entry for Eswatini products to EU 28

SACU- European Free Trade Association
Switzerland, Iceland, Norway, Lichtenstein 12.8 million population
Preferential market access for Eswatini

MERCOSOUR
Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay 241 million population
Preferential trade agreement ratified and in force

Tripartite Free Trade Area (COMESA-EAC-SADC)
27 countries

Continental Free Trade Area
34 Countries,
1 billion population

Economic Corporation Agreement Eswatini – Taiwan (ECA)
Bilateral Agreement 24 million population
53 tariff lines access duty free to Taiwan market

African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA)

300 million population
Duty free and quota free market access for over 1600 tariff lines
Picture Product Exporter Narrative Contacts Email Address
Raw sugar Eswatini Sugar Association Eswatini sugar industry is among the highest performing and most cost competitive in the world.

4th Largest sugar producer in Africa

25th Largest sugar producer in the world
+268 2411 7600 info@esa.co.sz
Soft drinks Concentrates Conco Limited Eswatini, is Coca-Cola’s largest African manufacturing plant producing and supplying soft drink concentrate to over 60 bottling companies across 20 African countries. +268 2517 1000
Wood and Logs Montigny
Peak Timbers
Shiselweni Forest Company
Swaziland Plantations
Exotic pine and gum (eucalyptus) trees are grown commercially in various parts of Eswatini, which has one of the largest man-made forests in Africa.

Eswatini is supplying diverse timber-trading interests in South Africa, Eswatini, Mozambique, Namibia, Angola, Zambia and Japan.
+268 2452 5000
+268 2431 2210
+268 2207 7114 / 8791
+268 2437 1344
info@montigny.co.sz
etienne.sales@Peaktimbers.com
sfcfin@twkagric.com

Pierre.prinsloo@swaziplant.com

Men’s clothing & Women’s clothing Ho’s Enterprises
Zheng Yong Eswatini
FTM Garments
Juries Manufacturers
Texray Group
Giant Clothing
Far East Garments
Fashion International
Africa Knitwear
The Great Spring
New Life Garments
Embroidery Specialist
Brothers Investments
JS Clothing
Leo Garments
Davinscot
Swazi Africa Textile
Sigma Manufacturing
RH Fashions
Vilta Investments
Several manufacturers in this sector produce zippers, yarns and various types of clothing, including fashion items, knitwear, uniforms and protective clothing. Eswatini’s textile industry has market access to AGOA, EU, COMESA, SACU and SADC duty free +268 2207 8587
+268 2207 7391
+268 2207 5110
+268 2518 8214
+268 2518 4281
+268 2518 4768
+268 2518 7900
+268 2158 6202
+268 2518 7714
+268 2518 4434
+268 2518 4992


+268 2343 6585
+268 2518 4760
+27 329 443 116
+268 2518 4947
+268 7845 0920
+268 7816 1761
+268 7697 6299
judykwok@zhengyongcam.com.kh
ftmswazi@swazi.net
juris@swazi.net
dexter@texraysz.com
jayhall@giantsz.co.sz
tokkysportz@realnet.co.sz
vicr@fashion.co.sz
mknit-swd@swazi.net
greatspring.stella@gmail.com
mcchiu@telkomsa.net
accounts@embroidery.co.sz
brothersinv@gmail.com
simonatjsc@gmail.com
peter.jdw08@gmail.com
davinscot@mweb.co.za
loungeshirts@gmail.com
michael@swmf.com
naidoo.hayness@gmail.com
carlosviloria71360@gmail.com

Citrus and Nuts Tambuti Estate
Ngonini Estate
Nisela Banana
Eswatini Citrus Estate
Kubuta Banana
The sweetest and healthy citrus destined for international markets (EU, ECA-Taiwan and South Africa) +268 2363 7000
+268 2431 4311
+268 2344 1628
+268 2303 0258
+268 2344 1170
bmatsebula@upswazi.com
ngonini@upswazi.com
innocent@niselafarms.co.sz
sanele-kbc@swazi.net

Ethyl Alcohol >80% Royal Eswatini Sugar
USA Distillers
Eswatini’s ethanol has reached great markets in Asia, South Africa, DRC, Malawi and Europe Union +268 2313 4000
+268 2364 6203
info@rssc.co.sz
admin@usadistillers.com
Sugar Confectionary Mondelez International
Krafts Foods Eswatini
Infanta Foods Eswatini
MP Food Processors
With huge markets in COMESA, SADC and SACU, Eswatini’s confectionary industry has increased its African foot-print on products like sweets & gum, baking & confectionary ingredients, castor sugar and premixes. +268 2518 6030 /6168
+268 2518 5759
+268 2518 7466
bmatsebula@upswazi.com
ngonini@upswazi.com
innocent@niselafarms.co.sz
sanele-kbc@swazi.net

Animal Feed Feedmaster
Crane feeds
Arrow Feeds
TWK Eswatini
An economic activity that is able to feed the nation and beyond with health animal feed. +268 2518 5011
+268 2518 4287
+268 2518 4643
+268 2518 6866
info@feedmaster.co.sz
reception@farmservices.co.sz
arrowfeedsadmin@twkagric.com
twkswaziland@twkagric.com

Handcraft Amarasti
Baobab Batik
Coral Stephens
Golden Hands
Gone Rural
Khokho
Lupondvo
Master Art Works
Minique Wilson / Luju Pottery
Pius & Sons
Quazi Design
Tsandza Weaving
Simply Creams
Tintsaba Craft
Zoggs Design
Zubani
Eswatini’s well-established formal handcraft sector comprises properly structured businesses are mainly export-oriented and which produces a wide diversity of world class good for local, regional and global markets. +268 2528 3134
+268 2528 3242
+268 2431 3340
+268 7642 6244
+268 25504936
+268 7602 1187
+268 76228359
+268 7624 2005
+268 7605 0712
+268 7608 2251
+268 2422 0193
+268 2505 3915
+268 7605 3449
+268 2431 3380
+268 7605 5015
+268 7675 9998
tcdowding@gmail.com
signhild@baobab-batik.com
murrae@coralstephens.com
Doreen@goldenhands-sz.com
info@gonerural.co.sz
philippa@khokhoafrica.com
mduduzi54@gmail.com
dumsane_m@yahoo.com
moniqueswazi@gmail.com
roetmthupha@yahoo.com
doron@quazidesign.com
kerry@rosecraft.net
gretchen@computronics.co.sz
richard@tintsaba.com
zoogsdesign@gmail.com
fundzi@hotmail.com

Refrigerators The Fridge Factory
Manufacturer and distributor of domestic and commercial refrigeration appliances, with markets in South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Kenya +268 2518 4104 georgic@palfridge.com
Candles Swazi Candles
Swazi Candles is the producer of internationally demanded decorative candles with huge markets in the US, EU and SADC markets. +268 2528 3219 info@swazicandles.co.sz
Glass Ngwenya Glass
A major handcraft entity that has been internationally recognised is Ngwenya Glass, a finalist in the Africa SMME Awards Competition +268 2442 4053 ngwenya@ngwenyaglass.co.sz
Food Processing Black Mamba
Eswatini Kitchen
Parmalat Eswatini
Swazi Mahewu
Swaziland Milling
Swaziland Oil Mill Industries
Unifoods

Manufacturer and distributor of domestic and commercial refrigeration appliances, with markets in South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Kenya +268 2518 4104 georgic@palfridge.com
Meat (Poultry, Pork & Beef) Swaziland Meat Industries
Swazi Poultry
Safika Piggery
The international supplier of meat products including pork & pork sausage, deboned beef and meat of poultry. Export destination include SADC, EU, COMESA and GSP +268 2518 4033
+268 2518 7147
+268 7608 3981
simunyemeat@smi.co.sz
jeremy@spp.co.sz
info@safikapiggery.com
Canned Foods Rhodes Food Group
The international supplier of canned pineapple, jam, tomato paste and pineapple juice. Export destination include SADC, EU, COMESA and GSP +268 2528 3001 zwanes@rhodesfoodgroup.com
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