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Industrial Development Financial Assistance (Incentives)

The Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (MCEP)

Notice on the Suspension of MCEP

How to claim for your MCEP Grant 

Industrial Financing and Loan Facilities

The Industrial Financing and Loan facilities comprises two components i.e. Pre and post-dispatch Working Capital Facility and the Industrial Policy Niche Projects Fund.

  • Pre/Post-dispatch Working Capital Facility offers a working capital facility up to a maximum of R30 million for a period of up to four years, at a preferential fixed interest rate of 6%.

  • Industrial Policy Niche Projects Fund: projects identified by the dti sector desks and IDC’s Strategic Business Units that focus on new areas with the potential for job creation, diversification of manufacturing output and contribution to exports, that would otherwise not be candidates for commercial or IDC funding, may be eligible for an MCEP grant that may be structured as part of the borrower’s equity contribution

For any correspondence regarding the MCEP Incentive please use the following e-mail -


Advanced manufacturing, metals fabrication, capital, electro-technical and transport equipment
Ms Magdeline Thwala
+27 (12) 394 1089

Non-metallic minerals, chemicals, cosmetics, plastics, pharmaceuticals, printing and green

Mr Sithembile Tantsi
+27 (12) 394 1258