Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development

Min Hon. Immanuel Ngatjizeko, Minister of Industrialization, Trade & SME Development 0164

Min Hon. Immanuel Ngatjizeko, Minister of Industrialization, Trade & SME Development

Vision

To be the leading Ministry in the drive towards industrialisation, the realisation of an export-driven economy and making Namibia a preferred FDI destination in order to achieve increased and sustainable economic benefits and employment for Namibians and international competitiveness.

Mission

To create an enabling environment for increased domestic and foreign direct investment, trade and industrial development, and to position and safeguard the interest of Namibia in the regional and global economy.

The Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development (MITSMED) is responsible for the development and management of Namibia’s economic regulatory administration, on the basis of which the country’s domestic and external economic relations are conducted. It promotes growth and development of the economy through the formulation and implementation of appropriate policies to attract investment, increase trade, develop and expand the country’s industrial base.

Mitsmed management team

Top management

  • Minister – Hon. Immanuel Ngatjizeko
  • Deputy Minister – Hon. Pieter Van Der Walt
  • Permanent Secretary – Mr Gabriel P. Sinimbo

Management

  • Ms Bernadette Artivor, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Namibia Investment centre
  • Dr Michael Humavindu, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Industrial Development and Agencies
  • Ms Annascy Mwanyangapo, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Trade and Commerce