Textiles and apparel is our 2nd largest source of tax revenue. Textiles and apparel is also the 3rd largest employer in the manufacturing sector and our 11th largest export.
There are many opportunities within the textile and apparel industry in South Africa, everything from natural and synthetic fibre production to non-woven fabric, spinning, weaving, tufting, knitting, dyeing, and finishing.
Support for industry growth
- The dti Clothing and Textile Competitiveness Programme (CTCP)
This program is aimed at improving South Africa’s global competitiveness. It covers all aspects of business operations, from the very specific to the very generic.