Investment Opportunities


Business partnershipsThe Namibian Government and private sector are seeking partners in realising identified viable projects and business opportunities on a mutually beneficial basis.

Partnership Options:

  • Direct private investment
  • Financing
  • Joint venture
  • Public-private partnership

Why invest in Namibia?

  • Peace, stability and good governance
  • World class road, rail and air infrastructure
  • Excellent telecommunications network Wide
  • inter-continental market access
  • Liberal investment regime
  • Stable labor¬†environment
  • Fast, efficient and transparent bureaucracy
  • Low inflation
  • Stable foreign exchange reserves
  • Strategically located, low cost and efficient port
  • Young and trainable labour force
  • Good housing and recreational facilities

Potential Areas for Business and Investment in Namibia

Mining and Energy

Extensive mineral deposits

Diamonds, uranium, gold, copper, lead, zinc and other base metals

Semi-precious stones and many types of dimension stones

Value-addition encouraged

Manufacturing (jewellery)

Good prospects for oil and gas prospecting, exploration and processing.



Spectacular scenery and wildlife

Excellent infrastructure, warm climate and friendly atmosphere

Opportunities in the development of up-market hotels,

International conference centers

Lodges, game parks

Traveling and general hospitality industry


Opportunities abound in these areas as well

1. Cutting and polishing of precious and semi-precious stones,
2. Marble and granite
3. Leather products
4. Glass products
5. Manufacturing of pharmaceutical products
6. Down-stream processing of gas
7. Cement manufacturing
8. Steel manufacturing
9. Textiles and garments manufacturing
10. Household appliances
11. Electric and electronic components assembly
12. Manufacturing of automotive components
13. Construction and physical infrastructure development
14. IT (hard and software assembly/manufacturing)
15. Poultry and piggery
16. Cotton production and ginnery
17. Hotel and restaurants
18. Upmarket tourism development
19. Manufacturing of plastic products
20. Manufacturing of building materials
21. Furniture assembly

Trade and Investment contacts


Deputy Executive Director Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development; Brendan Simbwaye Square, Goethe Street Private Bag 13340, Windhoek Telephone: +264-61-283-7335 Fax: +264-61-220278 Email: Website: