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Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape

The heartbeat of business success in the Eastern Cape since 1864

The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber, serving business in the Bay since 1864, is one of the largest business associations in the Eastern Cape and a leading catalyst for economic development in Nelson Mandela Bay.

World first at St George’s Park cricket ground in Port Elizabeth

South Africa’s oldest Test match cricket ground is the first ICC-compliant, LED-lit stadium and the first such stadium to be fitted with theatrics.

Nelson Mandela University has launched an Ocean Sciences Campus

A regional overview of the education sector in the Eastern Cape, with a focus on industry partnerships and collaboration.

The new Big Five in the Eastern Cape Province

The Eastern Cape is creating a new Big Five as maritime activities, renewable energy and tourism grow in importance to the provincial economy.

Coega selected from 3 500 SEZs around the world as a template of success

The Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ), located in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, has been selected as one of seven examples of success out of thousands of SEZs around the world.
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Large water project planned for the Umzimvubu River

Several plans are under consideration to alleviate the water shortages facing the Eastern Cape’s towns and rural areas.

Foreign investors attracted to SEZs with infrastructure and support

Over the past 18 years the Coega SEZ has attracted 42 operational investors worth a combined investment value of R7-billion, and created 100 000 jobs.

Why ELIDZ is an attractive investment destination

Incentives are attracting new investors, as ELIDZ Chief Executive Officer, Mr Simphiwe Kondlo, explains.

Mpact opens state-of-the-art corrugated plant in Port Elizabeth

Investment of over R100-million geared towards fruit sector growth in Eastern Cape.

Stimulating the production and consumption of clean power in South Africa

POWERX is the pioneer in the trading of electricity in South Africa and is supplying various businesses with “green” power.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Exceptional opportunities in logistics & logistics management in Africa

Operating in supply chain management, warehousing, distribution via road, rail, air or maritime logistics?

Seeking investors to develop a fly ash beneficiation plant

The fly ash will be supplied by Eskom-owned power stations located in Mpumalanga.

Strategic location for solar component manufacturing and aircraft MRO

This Special Economic Zone is ideally situated in relation to the SADC and offers attractive incentives for businesses in especially the renewable energy and aviation industries.

Featured Business Opportunity

TVET Centres of Specialisation addresses demand for qualifications in priority trades

False Bay College was selected as the Centre of Specialisation for riggers and mechanical fitters in the Western Cape.

The vast potential of an exceptionally diverse provincial economy

The fourth-largest provincial economy of South Africa has much to offer local and international investors.

Results-orientated and flexible expertise in the oil and gas sector

Since 1990, Lesedi has demonstrated expertise in the oil & gas sector with many successful projects across Africa.