Outside Trade & Investment Mission Zambia

The steel Tube Export Association of South Africa took part in the OSIM Zambia 12-16 August 2019 Lusaka, Ndola and Kitwe. The mission was well organised and executed through the collaborative effort of the ETGEC and the TIA staff heading up the mission. The Export Councils forming the Engineering Technology Group of Export Councils (ETGEC) drove the programme proceedings at both the Lusaka and Kitwe Trade and Investment Seminars with the help of TIA and the Zambian High Commission which of paramount importance meant ensuring that the requisite caliber of industry presenters from the SA and Zambian sides were part of the programmes.


Hall Longmore takes part in The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston Texas

The Key Accounts Manager at Hall Longmore – a steel pipe manufacturing company based in Gauteng, Ms Mmatsheko Shai says she is optimistic that the company will export around 30 000 metric tons into the United States of America (USA) market by end of 2019, with the intention to grow the number in the next five years. The company is amongst the 20 companies that received financial support from the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) to participate in the during the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) that will take place in Houston, Texas in the US from 6-9 May 2019.

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Outward Trade and Investment Mission to Cabo Delgado & Maputo Provinces of Mozambique   

1 December 2018

The Steel Tube Export Association of South Africa (STEASA) took part in a trade and investment mission to Mozambique arranged by the dti and office of the High Commission in Mozambique. The paramount and overarching objectives of the mission were to grant the South African government through the dti the prospect of continued economic collaboration and partnership with Mozambique, increase the formation of commercial partnerships and joint ventures between their businesspeople and for the realisation of higher levels of industrialisation through sustainable trade and investment.

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24 October 2018

The US Department of Commerce has granted product exemptions for imports of 161aluminium and 36 steel products from the Section 232 duties that the United States imposed against foreign imports. On 08 March 2018, President Trump signed a Proclamation imposing a 10 percent ad valorem tariff on imports of aluminium articles and a 25 percent ad valorem tariff on imports of steel articles for national security purposes. The product exemptions are applicable to companies whose buyers in the United States made requests to the Commerce Department for the products to be excluded from the Section 232 duties.


Government Commits to Increase Export Council Funding

22 August 2018

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) has committed to increasing the funding of the export councils in order to drive the transformation agenda in different sectors. The commitment emanated from the export councils meeting hosted by the dti’s Director-General, Mr Lionel October in Pretoria.

October said it was important to increase the funding in order to meet export targets and also to attach the conditionality of transformation to address the imbalances in different sectors


Algiers International Trade Fair 2018

17 May 2018

The Mediterranean city of Algiers opened its doors to the international world of trade and investment when it hosted its annual Algiers International Trade Fair 2018 from the 8th May until 13th May 2018 at Palais des Expositions Algiers, Algeria and was organised by SAFEX. The tradeshow event showcased a variety of products such as fashion, textiles, home textiles, automotive, construction, agriculture, food, furniture, machinery, steel fabrication, cosmetics products and lots more.



Wire & Tube Fair 2018 Dusseldorf Germany

22 April 2018

On the 16th April 2018 to the 20th April 2018, The Steel Tube Export Association of South Africa as part of the South African pavilion took part in the Wire & Tube fair 2018 in Dusseldorf Germany. The South African pavilion consisted of 5 Tube companies, namely Robor, Delberg Engineering, Barnes Hall Longmore, Honingcraft Moser, Seascape Stainless Steel Services and STEASA as the export council.


Ghana International Trade Fair 2018

8 March 2018 The Steel Tube Export Association of South Africa recently took part in the 22nd Annual Ghana International Trade Fair 2018 in the city of Accra from 28th February until 8th March. The Fair show cased products and services in both the formal and informal sectors in the Ghanaian economy complemented by a strong formal South African, Nigerian and Moroccan contingent of exhibitors. More>>

Wire & Tube Business Luncheon 2018

30 November 2017 On the 30 November 2017, the Southern African – German Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a business luncheon seminar at Emperors Palace as a precursor to the Dusseldorf Germany Wire and Tube Fair 2018 and STEASA was invited to give a presentation. More>>

Engineering & Technology Group of Export Councils

10 November 2014 STEASA is a member of the Engineering and Technology Group of Export Councils.  The council consists of the following members. More >>

Dusseldorf Wire and Tube 2010

16 April 2010 Colin Shaw is executive director of ASTPM, the association of steel tube and pipe Manufacturers of South Africa. He talks about the industry’s situation in his country as well as the international grade of tubing. More >>