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Monday, October 22, 2018
Free State

Free State

Good foundation laid to bring FDI into local Special Economic Zones

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is optimistic that South Africa’s Special Economic Zones (SEZs) will attract foreign direct investment (FDI).

Free State gas fields could feed new power stations

Data suggests that the Free State has 23-billion cubic feet of gas underground, but only exploration can confirm this.

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.

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.

Job-relevant training is key to economic growth

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

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.

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.