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Free State

Free State

Logistics hub with a compelling investment proposition

Attractive incentives and good infrastructure make for a compelling investment proposition.

The role of SEZ’s in promoting industrial development

South Africa is investing in Special Economic Zones (SEZs) as a major plank of its industrial development policy. A range of incentives are available to attract new skills and develop new industries.

Incentives to do business and invest in the Free State

Available to investors, existing companies, entrepreneurs and co-operatives across many sectors.

Manufacturing sector growth encouraged through regional industrial policy

The Regional Industrialisation Policy is being reviewed to ensure integration of infrastructure, bulk service provision, industrial sites and export and tax incentives to encourage investment in the manufacturing sector.

Voorspoed Mine enterprise and supplier development looks to the future

Whether it involves transporting workers to and from work, catering or maintenance, there is a great deal of work to be done that goes beyond the core business of diamond mining.

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.

Featured Investment Opportunities

A fast-growing economy at the heart of Southern Africa

With a stable political system, real GDP growth rate of 4.3% (2016) and an adult literacy rate of 83% (World Bank), Botswana truly is an ideal investment destination.

Gateway business destination for trade with African and Asian markets

Located close to the airport, Business Gateway Mon Trésor Mauritius provides convenience for collecting, storage, break-bulk, packing, processing and forwarding of goods.

Be part of the automotive growth trajectory

The Automotive Supplier Park in Gauteng offers an excellent manufacturing base, with access to logistics corridors and links to extensive distribution networks for efficient export and import of goods.

Featured Business Opportunities

Best available technology for minerals processing and emissions control

Lesedi provides systems for the capture of dust, tars, acid mists, SO2 and various other acidic gases and contaminants in the mining sector.

Africa Biomass Company services and products

Your caring family trading as world leaders in the wood chipping industry.

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