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Free State

Free State

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.

Bringing services to SMMEs in the Free State

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

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.

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.

Capital needed for tools and machinery manufacturing

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

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.

Explore some of the key opportunities in the Free State

CEO of the FDC, Ikhraam Osman, invites business people to explore the opportunities on offer in the Free State.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Opportunities in the Botswana cargo, freight and logistics industry

Botswana has committed significant investment to develop new and revitalise existing transport corridors making use of road, rail, airports, dry ports and one-stop border posts.

University development: establishing East-U

Strategic partnership opportunity to develop the proposed Ekurhuleni Applied Sciences and Technology University (East-U), which is being conceptualized as a new-generation university.

Catalytic and strategic investment projects in the City of Tshwane

Tshwane lies in the northern quadrant of Gauteng and is centrally positioned on two major arteries of the Southern African region. Herewith 15 projects in this prime business region.

Featured Business Opportunity

Infrastructure priorities in Bergrivier Municipality

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

Partnering for a bright future in the City of Ekurhuleni

The City of Ekurhuleni invites all stakeholders to join hands in taking the City to new heights.

Wesgro launches plan to boost Cape economy in 2018/19

Wesgro set out how it plans to maximise opportunities for the Cape in line with its key mandates of tourism, trade, investment and film promotion.