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Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape

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.

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.

SA’s wind power hot-spot is creating new opportunities

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

Could South Africa and Mozambique be the world’s next oil and gas hub?

Oil and gas could evidently be the biggest players in creating millions of direct and indirect jobs for both countries.

A unique guide to business and investment in the Eastern Cape

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.

Tranquility and seclusion from the bustle of city life

Nestled in subtropical foliage against the river bank, Blue Lagoon Hotel makes the ideal venue for conferencing and accommodation.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Freeport Zone in the Indian Ocean offers a strategic gateway to Africa

State-of-the-art infrastructure for local and international companies wishing to connect efficiently to international trade, firms operating in high-value added sectors as well as businesses dealing in perishable products.

Investment partnership opportunity for an agricultural hub in Mpumalanga

A feasibility study has been completed and demonstrates feasible and profitable potential, resulting from tourism & game breeding, a settlement, business and recreational facility and livestock farming.

Complete scalability and turnkey solutions for investors in this sustainable urban node

As a mixed-use node, Riverfields caters to both business/industrial and residential markets.

Featured Business Opportunity

An African company in the power generation, mining, and oil and gas industries

Lesedi is firmly established as an engineering, project management and maintenance solutions house that conceptualises, manages, and implements its own engineering projects.

Soda ash production and beneficiation opportunities

Botswana is currently the largest exporter of soda ash to the SADC and the beneficiation thereof offers various attractive investment opportunities.

Special offers this winter at Indaba Hotel, Spa & Conference Centre

Have a truly African dining experience at Chiefs Boma Restaurant or be pampered at the Mowana Spa this winter.