The Eastern Cape is creating a new Big Five as maritime activities, renewable energy and tourism grow in importance to the provincial economy.
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.
Several plans are under consideration to alleviate the water shortages facing the Eastern Cape’s towns and rural areas.
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.
Investment of over R100-million geared towards fruit sector growth in Eastern Cape.
POWERX is the pioneer in the trading of electricity in South Africa and is supplying various businesses with “green” power.
A quarter of the projects so far approved in the REIPPPP programme have been allocated to the Eastern Cape with 91% of these being wind projects
Oil and gas could evidently be the biggest players in creating millions of direct and indirect jobs for both countries.
The 2018 edition of Eastern Cape Business is the 11th issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2006, has established itself as the premier business and investment guide for the Eastern Cape.
Nestled in subtropical foliage against the river bank, Blue Lagoon Hotel makes the ideal venue for conferencing and accommodation.