The Namibian Manufacturers Association (NMA) 

The Namibian Manufacturers Association (NMA) 

The Namibian Manufacturers Association (NMA) in as association not for gain which represents Namibian manufacturers by facilitating a sustainable, competitive and prosperous manufacturing industry for all stakeholders.

As Vision 2030 envisages Namibia as a prosperous and industrialized country


The Association’s mission is to represents its members by being the watchdog and mouthpiece of Namibian Manufacturers.

Role of NMA

The NMA works closely with a variety of stakeholders from both the private and public sector in Namibia as well as international cooperation partners.

The associations’ role extends to discussions and negotiations with Government, other sectors in the country and foreign organisations, also as part of foreign trade negotiations. The NMA continuously advocates for better working relations and dialogue between manufacturers and retailers.


Currently, NMA has more than 140 members and he following are the types of membership for NMA

Manufacturer’s Membership

Membership is open to any legal person or entity, actively involved in manufacturing, processing or value-addition in Namibia.

Associate Membership

Membership is open to any legal person or entity and organisation providing products or services to, or supporting the manufacturing industry in Namibia. However, associate members do not have voting rights at the Annual General Meetings.