Namibia flag Namibia: Buying and Selling

Identifying a supplier in Namibia

Type of Production
For the resources for businesses on managing the manufacturing and the supply chain risk due to the outbreak of the Covid19 pandemic, please consult the report COVID-19: Managing supply chain risk and disruption (Deloitte Canada, 2020), as well as the insights on COVID-19: How to fortify your supply chain (Kearney, 2020).
The World Economic Forum's COVID Action Platform provides useful information on the latest strategic trends regarding COVID-19 implications for businesses, including manufacturing and supply systems. The report Outbreak Readiness and Business Impact (World Economic Forum in collaboration with the Harvard Global Health Institute) offers insights on handling coronavirus by businesses and strategies for effective response and resilience.

Namibian manufacturing is inhibited by a small domestic market, dependence on imported goods, limited supply of local capital, widely dispersed population, small skilled labour force and high relative wage rates, as well as subsidised competition from South Africa.

Walvis Bay is a well-developed, deepwater port, and Namibia's fishing infrastructure is most heavily concentrated there. The Namibian Government expects Walvis Bay to become an important commercial gateway to the Southern African region. Namibia also boasts world-class civil aviation facilities and an extensive, well-maintained land transportation network. Construction is underway on two new arteries—the Trans-Caprivi Highway and Trans-Kalahari Highway—which will open up the region's access to Walvis Bay.

According to the Namibian Ministry of Economy, Namibia's manufacturing sector is contributing to about 22% of the GDP.

Multi-sector Directories
Dun & Bradstreet - Worldwide directory with financial information on businesses
Namibia Yellow Pages - Namibia's business directory
 

To search directories by industry in Namibia, check out our service Business directories.

 
Professional Associations by Sector
13 professional associations listed for Namibia.
 
Trade Agencies and Their Representations Abroad
Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Namibia Trade Directory

Marketplaces

Marketplaces incorporated in the country
Marketplaces present on the continent
Afrikrea
AMSCAAF Trade
Tradekey
 

To go further, check out our service Online marketplaces.

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