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Grains and dairy farming underpin a diverse and robust agriculture sector

The 2020 edition of Free State Business - a guide to business and investment in the Free State Province - provides a brief overview of the agricultural sector in the province.

FDC offers affordable rental rates for businesses

The property management and development unit of the FDC has a diverse property portfolio.

Office and industrial space available in central South African province

There are opportunities to rent factory space at Free State Development Corporation properties in Botshabelo, Phuthaditjhaba and Industriqwa.

Free State small businesses to access national buyers in 2020

Conference and Expo set to help boost the local economy through the support of local small business, 24-26 February 2020.

Smart Procurement World Free State 2020

The Free State’s 2nd annual Smart Procurement World Conference and Enterprise & Supplier Development (ESD) Expo will be held at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein from 24 to 26 February 2020.

Airlink introduces a fifth flight to Bloemfontein, increasing customer convenience and connections

Airlink is pleased to announce that it will be introducing an additional midday flight operating between Johannesburg and Bloemfontein from 18 November 2019.

Latest developments in the Free State 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.

One diamond mine closes while another expands

Expansion at Petra Diamonds’ Koffiefontein Diamond Mine will increase, while De Beers Consolidated Mines decided in 2018 to close their Voorspoed Mine in the province.

Join the largest investment gathering in food and agriculture on the African continent

The programme brochure is now available for the largest investment gathering in food and agriculture on the African continent – representing the entire value chain.

Free State provincial roadshow: 2019 South African Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators report

The workshop will be held at the President Hotel in Bloemfontein, 23 August 2019. Confirmation of attendance to be submitted no later than 22 August.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Company producing eco-friendly drinking straws seeks funding for expansion

Far_Go Straws produces and distributes a range of stainless-steel, reusable, consumer-friendly straws. The company is currently in the process of adding bamboo straws to its product range.

Relocating logistics company seeks funding for upgrade and repair of facilities

Additional funding of R2-million is sought for the upgrading and minor repairs of existing facility in Special Economic Zone.

Northern Cape Metals Industrial Cluster now in implementation phase

The Cluster will be fully established through a development of four phases. Phase 1 is currently under development.

Featured Business Opportunities

Establish your business in Africa’s tech hub

Cape Town has established itself as a key technology hub in Africa with a number of major companies launching their head offices in the city.

South Africa is alert to the growing opportunity offered by the maritime sector

The Oceans Economy is no longer just a concept talked about at conferences, it is a reality that is starting to have an impact on South Africa.

FDC offers affordable rental rates for businesses

The property management and development unit of the FDC has a diverse property portfolio.