VISION The International Trade Department strives to be a centre of excellence in advancing external trade interests for Swaziland both in the region and globally. MISSION Identification and securing of external market opportunities and facilitation in their optimal exploitation by the people of Swaziland.
MANDATE The International Trade Department (ITD) of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Trade is charged with the responsibilities to co-ordinate all trade-related issues for the Government and is also the focal point for the country’s external trade relations. It has two major divisions, namely, the trade policy division and the trade promotion division/unit.
Serves as a negotiator, co-ordinator and focal point for Swaziland’s regional and multilateral trade relations;
Analyses and implements Swaziland’s export strategies;
Identification of new export products and services;
Provision of export-oriented support services to exporters;
Provision of information on trade opportunities in the global market;
Coordinates the running of the Swaziland International Trade Fair (SITF); and
Participates in regional and international trade fairs.