Export Marketing and Investment Assistance (EMIA)

The Production incentive program for the textiles industry (PIP) has finally resumed its activities and eligible businesses can now submit their applications.


Percentage grant

Grant limit



R 17,000 per day**

Accommodation and meals*

Flat rate

R 2,300 per day**

Freight of promotional items*


R 17,000 per trip

Stand hire at exhibitions


R 50,000 per exhibition**

International Product registration


R 300,000

Brochure design and print cost


R 7000 / R 3500

*companies above a certain size are not eligible for these grants

** The rates for marketing in Africa are higher than these.

Dectra specialises in this grant program and has a proud record of successful applications and claims since the inception of the program.

You may make use of these grants more than once per annum. These are grants and you do not have to pay it back. Grant approvals as well as claim payments normally take about 2 months from date of submission.

The grant can be used for a variety of purposes.

Individual exhibition at international show

Participating in SA pavilion at intern.

Travelling abroad to explore new markets

Inviting prospective customers to visit you

Going on organised trade missions abroad

Registering your product internationally

Dectra is a specialist on EMIA for more than twenty years and handles around one hundred applications per year. We work on a contingency basis and offer special rates to repeat customers.

As with every grant program there are deadlines and rules and requirements. We will evaluate your plans and advise you in writing. Only if we are satisfied that you can comply, will we offer to handle your application.

So, the sooner you speak to us, the sooner you�ll know whether you can look forward to EMIA grants from the DTI to help you develop your export potential and grow your business.


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Level 4 BEE Certified 100% Recognition  

Dectra is rated once per year and provides a copy of our credentials on request.

ICA - Icentive Consultants Association Member  

The ICA is a voluntary association which aims to ensure good ethical and quality services in our industry and assists in liaising with the Department of Trade and Industry on behalf of all its members. Dectra has been a member since inception of the association in 2005.


ISO 9001


Trusting us with large cash grant and subsidy claims, our clients need to be assured that our skills and procedures are of the highest standards. Our ISO 9001:2015 quality management system provides that assurance.