German Mineral Resources Agency (BGR) / SA-GERMAN Chamber

Booth number 1814-7

About us

The German Mineral Resources Agency (DERA) is the national information consultancy platform for mineral raw materials and is part of the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, BGR. The Southern African – German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK) has established a Competence Centre for Mining and Mineral Resources. The Centre’s main focus is on Southern Africa, as South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic Congo. DERA and the Competence Centre were established by decree of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWI) and are aligned with the German Government’s raw materials strategy from 2010.

Products and services

Main products of DERA, with regard to mineral raw
materials are:

  • DERA Raw Materials (Criticality) List
  • DERA Investment and Procurement Guides South Africa Part 1-3
  • DERA Industry Workshops
  • Detailed raw materials supply/demand risk analyses
  • Specific advice for the German industry

Main services of AHK for German companies are:

  • Creating market transparency
  • Promoting cooperation and communication
  • Marketing/Promoting German technologies
  • Facilitation of mining related delegations

German Mineral Resources Agency (BGR) / SA-GERMAN Chamber
Wilhelmstr. 25 – 30
13593 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 36993-226
E-mail: Send message

Contact person

Sonja Goecke
Marketing Manager
Phone: +49 30 36993-202
E-mail: Send message

Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry
47 Oxford Road Forest Town
2193 Johannesburg
South Africa

Phone: +27 11 4862775
Fax: +27 86 6853729
E-mail: Send message

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