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Free State

Free State

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.

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).

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.

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.

Bringing services to SMMEs in the Free State

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

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

Seeking equity investors for brick factory in Kimberley

The brick manufacturing plant is to be situated in Kimberley and bricks will be produced using slimes from the mining operations in the area.

Public-private partnership opportunities in Tshwane Automotive City

The adoption of the TAC Masterplan and consequent public funding for infrastructure development, will create partnership opportunities for the private sector.

Seeking investment partners for paint and detergent manufacturing plant

Business case and feasibility studies have been completed for a factory which will produce paints and industrial chemical products.

Featured Business Opportunities

Why now is the time to invest in a farming business in Africa

The variety and diversity in the agriculture sector in Africa has made it an attractive option to a lot of entrepreneurs. If you’re looking to get into the framing industry, now is the time.

Explore opportunities in the U.S. market (Cape Chamber event)

The Cape Chamber's International Trade desk in collaboration with the U.S. Commercial Service will be hosting an event to discuss the opportunities and benefits of investing in the United States.

Find the best EPC and EPCM services for your gas to power project

Engineering and project management services including coordination, design, procurement, and construction management and execution offered.