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Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape

Your guide to business and investment in the Eastern Cape

Includes an in-depth look at the province’s two IDZs, investment climate information from the leading Chambers of Business and a focus on skills development.

The role of SEZs in the Eastern Cape

Special Economic Zones South Africa is investing in SEZs as a major plank of its industrial development policy. The aim is to attract new skills...

Skills development a top priority

Skills training is a top priority for Eastern Cape manufacturers and colleges.

Innovative remuneration comes to the Eastern Cape

21st Century is proud to announce that it now has a local presence in Port Elizabeth. Penny Petrou has taken on the responsibility of...

Mount Frere Co-op challenges the ‘big guys’ in a crop and livestock production commercialisation...

The R500,000 grant advanced to the Matyeni Agricultural Co-operative is a fraction of the R80,7 million disbursed to 153 co-operatives through ECDC-administered Imvaba Co-operative Fund to date.

A fresh approach towards investment promotion

Extract from the Border-Kei Chamber of Business magazine, Business Hi-Lite, available here. A holistic investment promotion tool for Buffalo City is essential, a tool that offers...

Amatola Water projects set to eliminate supply backlogs

Amatola Water is upgrading the infrastructure of its water supply schemes at Peddie, Sandile, Debe Nek, Masincedane, Binfield and Nahoon. These upgrades will allow the...

The maritime economy is building momentum

Maritime Economy The Eastern Cape is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the new interest in developing a maritime economy. The province has 800 km...

Daimler opens regional centre for commercial vehicles in Southern Africa

Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA), along with its brand divisions Daimler Trucks & Buses and Mercedes-Benz Vans, strengthened its continued drive for excellence and customer dedication...

Potential areas for investment in Sarah Baartman District

The Eastern Cape Province is incredibly rich in culture and home to four tribal kingdoms, including Xhosa, Pondo, Sotho and the KhoiSan – said...

Featured Investment Opportunities

The Brickworks Industrial and Business Estate

Investec Property intends to develop The Brickworks Industrial and Business Estate for logistics and light industrial uses.

Riverfields Development

Riverfields Development is a mixed-use development, accommodating all land-uses, residential opportunities and social facilities underpinning the establishment of a new town. It comprises a total land size of 1 900 ha.

S&J Industrial Estate caters for a variety of industrial uses

The estate spans an impressive 210 ha and is set to be one of the largest industrial parks in the area.

Featured Business Opportunity

Riverfields Development

Riverfields Development is a mixed-use development, accommodating all land-uses, residential opportunities and social facilities underpinning the establishment of a new town. It comprises a total land size of 1 900 ha.

A regional overview of the Northern Cape

Big plans for a deep-water port and a Special Economic Zone hold opportunities for diversification and growth in the region.

A boost for Northern Cape manufacturing

Manufacturing clusters are driving economic development in the province.