The South African Footwear and Leather Export Council was officially recognized and registered by the Department of Trade & Industry as a Section 21 Company (not for gain) in March 2002. Our offices are situated in Westville, Durban. At the head of SAFLEC is the Executive Manager, Nerisha Jairaj, who is assisted by Louise Pelser the Finance and Administration manager together with Prenisha Dukhipersad who is the Personal Assistant.
Inward Buying Mission -Copperbelt Shoes
November 3, 2016SAFLEC welcomed an inward buying mission from Copperbelt Shoes, from Zambia in October 2016. The team visited several factories, in aim of securing business of Safety and security footwear. The grou...
TESA – Team Export South Africa (25 + 26 Oct)
November 3, 2016The annual meeting of export councils, private sectors and stakeholders with Government to move ahead and grow SA exports was held in Johannesburg Midrand at the end of October 2016. The meeting w...
Net exports and the current account
October 20, 2016Exports grew by 3% in the second quarter of 2016 compared with the same period in 2015, supported by manufacturing and mining exports, particularly platinum group metals. The first half of the year sa...
This year extensive effort was made to ensure a wider demographic representation which includes people from previously disadvantaged backgrounds as well as from the SME sector. We are also fortunate to have ensured women’s empowerment through the employment of an Executive Director, Nerisha Jairaj who now heads SAFLEC under the guidance of our board of directors.