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KwaZulu-Natal

KwaZulu-Natal

2021 guide to business and investment in South Africa

The 2021 edition South African Business journal, provides unique insight and knowledge about the South African economy. Read it in e-book format here.

A post Covid-19 world – the implications for management and leadership development (Part 2)

In Part 1, we explored how the Covid-19 pandemic created a context where we face unknowable unknowns and how that creates an urgent need for a different thinking and action paradigm.

Africa’s premier manufacturing hub for the automotive and allied industries

Looking for the best vantage point to grow your automotive business into Southern and Central African markets?

A ‘perfect storm’ for mergers and acquisitions in the oil and gas industry?

Negotiating African oil and M&A deals in these times of low oil and gas prices, currency fluctuations, Covid-19, increased nationalism and added focus on ESG, is no easy task. Here are some considerations from Rebecca Major that may be top of mind in the current circumstances.

Move your logistics operation to the nexus of Africa’s trade routes

Exceptional opportunities for organisations operating in supply chain management, warehousing, distribution via road, rail, air & maritime logistics platforms.

Ports upgrade and expand to support manufacturing and exports

Manufacturers are investing in KwaZulu-Natal Province and export volumes are on the rise as the province’s two main ports upgrade and expand.

A post Covid-19 world – the implications for management and leadership development (Part 1)

The shifts brought about by Covid-19 and other disruptions, the implications for leaders and recommendations for how to better navigate the complexity

Measures to ease congestion at Durban Port

The Port of Durban is Africa’s busiest port in terms of value of cargo handled and the number of vessel arrivals per annum.

Mixed use precincts under development offer strategic opportunities

A number of strategic opportunities are available where these high-intensity, mixed use precincts are being developed in the vicinity of Durban

A huge LPG storage facility has been built at Richards Bay

Bidvest Tank Terminals has constructed the R1-billion storage facility for Petredec, which trades, transports and distributes LPG and other commodities.

Investment Projects

Aviation School available for acquisition

Westline Aviation is a well established business in the region, having been in operation for the last 13 years. The Aviation School component of the business is available for acquisition.

Opportunities for investors in the Namakwa Special Economic Zone

The value proposition of the Namakwa SEZ is based on the existence of the Gamsberg Zinc Mine and the proposed building of a smelter by Vedanta Zinc International.

A summary of opportunities available to investors in Upington Industrial Park

In this strategically located industrial park, opportunities exist for investors in various sectors, especially renewable energy, aviation, automotive, agro-processing and logistics.

Business Opportunities

Atlantis Special Economic Zone (SEZ) for Green Technologies

The Atlantis Special Economic Zone for Green Technologies is situated on the West Coast of South Africa, 40 km from Cape Town. This epicentre of greentech activities offers opportunities and incentives to investors from around Africa and the world.

Internet investments: Online trading gives more people a chance to invest

Through a combination of social media and new technology, investing and trading have become mainstream over the last decade. One area of interest that’s become popular with those wanting to speculate on multiple companies is indices.

Biggi Brands: Suppliers of premium popcorn since 1991

Biggi Brands was founded in 1991 and is situated in Hopetown, Northern Cape. The company supplies premium quality popcorn to customers all over the world.
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