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Free State Business 2019 edition

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Free State Business is a unique guide to business and investment in the Free State Province of South Africa. The Free State has several investment and business opportunities. The official launch of the Maluti-A-Phofung Special Economic Zone is a significant event for the economy of South Africa’s most centrally located province. Overviews on each of the key economic sectors provide up-to-date information on trends in the mining and tourism sectors, for example. Regular information about the size and nature of each sector is also included.


FOCUS CLOTHING MANUFACTURE WASTE RECYCLING Concept There are plans to establish a Cut, Make and Trim (CMT) factory in order to manufacture clothing in the Free State. Location Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality (QwaQwa). Investment Required Finance is sought for purchase of machinery and working capital for 12 months. Concept The establishment of a plant for waste recycling and conversion into usable products as well as the generation of energy from waste. Location Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality (Bloemfontein, Botshabelo and Thaba Nchu). Investment Required R65-million. A business plan has been completed and would be available to prospective investors. LED LIGHT MANUFACTURE TOOLING AND MACHINERY MANUFACTURE Concept Manufacturing of metal, steel and plastic products for automotive, rail, aviation, mining and other similar industries. Location Botshabelo. Investment Required R15.1-million in capital expenditure is needed. Concept The manufacture and retail of light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Location Anywhere within the Free State. Investment Required R15-million. TEXTILE MANUFACTURING Concept To establish a textile manufacturing facility producing spun yarn and woven cloth for supply to Cut, Make and Trim (CMT) facilities in the Free State and the rest of South Africa. Location Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality (QwaQwa). Investment Required R76-million is required. To discuss these opportunities, contact Peterson Molukanelo (Acting) GM: Marketing, Trade and Investment Tel: + 27 51 4000 800 | Email: FREE STATE BUSINESS 2019 18

FOCUS POULTRY PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING Concept The intention is to build 10 x 40 000 broiler houses, 10 x 220 000 broiler hatcheries and 8 x 20 000 layer houses. Location These facilities could be located in the following municipalities: Lejweleputswa, Fezile Dabi, Thabo Mofutsanyana. Investment Required R6.5-billion is required to increase the size of the poultry production market in the Free State. PRODUCTION OF SUNFLOWER, SOYA, BEANS AND LUCERNE Concept The FDC is promoting an opportunity to increase the production of sunflower, soya beans, dry beans and lucerne. If investment is forthcoming 448 981ha could be put into production by 2030. Location Various agricultural areas in the Free State. Investment Required An estimated R585.8-million is needed. To discuss these opportunities, contact Dr Tankiso Masiteng Email: 19 FREE STATE BUSINESS 2019

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