The Minister of Trade and Industry, Honourable Vincent T. Seretse, represented His Excellency the President Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama at the Tripartite Heads of State and Government meeting of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), East African Community (EAC) and Southern African Development Community (SADC) held on 10th June 2015 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

The Assistant Minister of Trade and Industry Honourable Advocate Sadique Kebonang will be attending a Session of Ministers of Trade in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on the 14th - 15th May 2015.

Economic Diversification Drive (EDD) is a national strategy aimed at accelerating diversification of the economy through the development of globally competitive enterprises. EDD is two-pronged: first, is the Short-Term strategy which is based on Government interventions, and second, is the Medium-to-Long Term Strategy that envisages development of globally competitive enterprises that need little or no Government support.