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The ELIDZ has attracted a number of new investors in 2019

Eastern Cape Business interview with Simphiwe Kondlo, CEO of the East London Industrial Development Zone.

An attractive business and investment destination

The province is at the centre of South Africa and the dominant sectors are agriculture, mining, manufacturing and the tertiary sectors, making it ideal for transport logistics and agro-processing.
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Aviation services company seeks additional funding for expansion

The company is operational (transporting cargo) and is looking to expand into passenger transportation.

Blueberries for job creation

While the Western Cape has a lower unemployment rate than most regions, the problem is still acute. Blueberries may provide part of the answer.

Marula Industrial Hub to boost the use of this super fruit

Facilities at the hub will include a centre for research and processing facilities to create more value from the raw product.

Wine tourism boosts Western Cape economy

South Africa’s wine tourism sector is experiencing rapid growth and gaining international recognition, making this a lucrative sector for investment.

South Africa’s wind power province

With the signing off on four new wind projects in April 2018, the Eastern Cape reinforced its position as a prime destination for wind power.

Preparations for the leading outdoor agriculture machinery trade fair in SSA in full swing

Preparations for the 7th edition of AgriTech Expo 2020, the leading outdoor agriculture machinery trade fair in Sub Saharan Africa, is in full swing.

2020 regional economic overview of the Western Cape

The Western Cape’s exports are expanding while the region’s reputation as a technology hub continues to grow.

Red Tape Reduction Unit makes it easier to do business in the Western Cape

The Red Tape Reduction Unit was established by DEDAT in 2011. Its main objective was to remove bureaucratic blockages to make it easier and more cost-effective to do business in the Western Cape.

Featured Investment Opportunities

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Aviation services company seeks additional funding for expansion

The company is operational (transporting cargo) and is looking to expand into passenger transportation.

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.

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.

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.

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.

FDC offers affordable rental rates for businesses

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