Only 11% of the Free State’s primary agricultural production is processed within the province’s boundaries, but available industrial land presents opportunities for agri-processing investment.
An overview of the manufacturing sector in the Free State in 2019, including current developments, support and future opportunities.
The Free State Development Corporation is driving a number of exciting investment opportunities in South Africa’s most centrally located province.
The plant will have the capacity to produce 153-million litres of fuel-grade bio-ethanol per year.
Foreign investments into the Free State totalled R8.4-billion in 2017 and the province has now achieved the status of being a net exporter of goods.
Ikhraam Osman, CEO of the FDC, invites business people to explore the opportunities on offer in the Free State.
Investment is needed to add 2 000 hectares of apple orchards on agricultural land in the Eastern Free State.
This SEZ is strategically located on the N3 national road as part of the Free State leg of the massive Durban-Free State-Gauteng logistics and industrial corridor.
Dr Mbulelo Nokwequ, Head of Department at DESTEA, outlines some of the Free State’s unique selling propositions.
New to WTM Africa, is the African Tourism Investment Summit in partnership with Africa Business Group which is a dedicated summit for tourism investors and associated investment opportunities, 11 & 12 April in Cape Town.