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Thursday, June 21, 2018
Free State

Free State

Game industry set to boost the wider tourism sector

Tourism is one of the Free State’s fastest-growing economic sectors, with leisure and business tourism enjoying the best growth within the industry.

Diversifying South Africa’s energy mix

Two recent reports have concluded that South Africa’s grid could be flexible enough, and renewables supported by gas could provide base load.

Bringing services to SMMEs in the Free State

The FDC is bringing services to the people through its strategic partnership programme.

Job-relevant training is key to economic growth

SAMSA is investigating the feasibility of establishing specialist maritime schools in South Africa’s coastal provinces.

The N8 Corridor: Linking communities and creating economic opportunities

The N8 Corridor is the focus of a range of initiatives which aim to improve connections, stimulate economic activity and improve the delivery of services and housing to Free State citizens.

A unique guide to business, investment and tourism in the Free State

Read the 2018 edition of Free State Business as an e-book or request your copy of this premium business and investment guide to the Free State Province.

New Special Economic Zone sparks investment

The official launch in April 2017 of the Maluti-A-Phofung SEZ was a significant event for the economy.

What does the economic future of the Free State look like?

A brief look at the current and future economy of South Africa's most central province.

Opportunities for developing new kinds of manufacturing businesses

Primary sectors such as mining and agriculture are now being seen as targets for beneficiation, but new manufacturing opportunities are also being sought.

Capital needed for tools and machinery manufacturing

Products to be produced for automotive, rail, aviation, mining and other similar industries.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Prime land available to construct a steel and metal fabrication facility

R100-million plan to develop Emakhazeni in Mpumalanga into a steel and metal fabrication hub.

Upcoming property developments on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast

The following opportunities are available for investors on KwaZulu-Natal's South Coast, a popular summer holiday destination which is characterised by soft beaches, lush vegetation and rich cultural diversity.

Priority sectors and attractive investment opportunities in Lesotho

The country is actively seeking investment into a wide variety of sectors to boost the economy and provide employment for its people.

Featured Business Opportunity

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

Have a truly African dining experience at Chiefs Boma Restaurant or relax and be pampered at the Mowana Spa this winter. See some of their current special offers here.

Infrastructure priorities in Bergrivier Municipality

Infrastructure development especially around the local harbours will create future opportunities for commercial and retail businesses.

Introducing Vodacom Business Connect

Vodacom has recently introduced Business Connect, a business-grade internet service packaged with a versatile router, over the most feasible of our multiple access mediums.