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Gauteng Business 2020/21 edition

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The 2020/21 edition of Gauteng Business is the 12th issue of this highly successful publication that has established itself as the premier business and investment guide for the Gauteng Province. In addition to the regular articles providing insight into each of the key economic sectors of the province, there are special features on infrastructure investment programmes and plans for the establishment of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) as a means to boost economic growth. Another feature on construction and property underlines the importance of spatial planning in the region’s future. Ambitious plans for the City of Johannesburg are outlined, both in the journal's editorial pages and by the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA).

CONTENTS Manufacturing

CONTENTS Manufacturing 36 The OR Tambo Aerotropolis is attracting manufacturing. Tourism 38 Tourism operators are determined to rise again. ICT 40 Financial services is leading the way in ICT investment. Banking and financial services 41 Banks are looking at insurance and funeral policies. Development finance and SMME support 44 Government pledges to spend R4-billion with SMMEs annually. Education and training 46 Skills training is a public and private priority. References Key sector contents 24 Overviews of the main economic sectors of Gauteng. Index 48 ABOUT THE COVER: Arnold Petersen/iStock by Getty Images. Sandton at night. With the Liberty Group among the financiers, Sandton City shopping centre, with 50 000m² of lettable space, opened in 1973 and sparked fantastically fast growth around it, transforming farmland to the richest square mile in Africa. Several new corporate headquarters have been built in recent years in the town that drew its name from two of its well-known suburbs, Sandown and Bryanston. GAUTENG BUSINESS 2020/21 4

Gauteng Business A unique guide to business and investment in Gauteng. FOREWORD Credits Publishing director: Chris Whales Editor: John Young Managing director: Clive During Online editor: Christoff Scholtz Designer: Simon Lewis Production: Lizel Olivier Ad sales: Gavin van der Merwe Sam Oliver Jeremy Petersen Gabriel Venter Vanessa Wallace Shiko Diala Administration & accounts: Charlene Steynberg Kathy Wootton Printing: FA Print The 2020/21 edition of Gauteng Business is the 12th issue of this highly successful publication that has established itself as the premier business and investment guide for the Gauteng Province. In addition to the regular articles providing insight into each of the key economic sectors of the province, there are special features on infrastructure investment programmes and plans for the establishment of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) as a means to boost economic growth. Another feature on construction and property underlines the importance of spatial planning in the region’s future. Ambitious plans for the City of Johannesburg are outlined, both in the journal’s editorial pages and by the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA). To complement the extensive local, national and international distribution of the print edition, the full content can also be viewed online at www.globalafricanetwork.com under e-books. Updated information on Gauteng is also available through our monthly e-newsletter, which you can subscribe to online at www.gan.co.za, in addition to our complementary business-to-business titles that cover all nine provinces as well as our flagship South African Business title and the new addition to our list of titles, African Business, which was launched in 2020. ■ Chris Whales Publisher, Global Africa Network Media | Email: chris@gan.co.za DISTRIBUTION Gauteng Business is distributed internationally on outgoing and incoming trade missions, through trade and investment agencies; to foreign offices in South Africa’s main trading partners around the world; at top national and international events; through the offices of foreign representatives in South Africa; as well as nationally and regionally via chambers of commerce, tourism offices, airport lounges, provincial government departments, municipalities and companies. Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations PUBLISHED BY Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd Company Registration No: 2004/004982/07 Directors: Clive During, Chris Whales Physical address: 28 Main Road, Rondebosch 7700 Postal address: PO Box 292, Newlands 7701 Tel: +27 21 657 6200 | Fax: +27 21 674 6943 Email: info@gan.co.za | Website: www.gan.co.za ISSN 1990-0621 COPYRIGHT | Gauteng Business is an independent publication published by Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd. Full copyright to the publication vests with Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd. No part of the publication may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd. PHOTO CREDITS | Arnold Petersen/iStock by Getty Images, ACSA, Boogertman and Partners, Coega Development Corporation (CDC), Diesel Electric Services, Commvault, CNG Holdings, 5M2T, Harmony, Knight Piésold, Marriott International, Mark Hillary/Flickr, Gauteng Partnership 5 Fund (GPF), Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), Tongaat Hulett, Venter Consulting Engineers, Wits Business School. DISCLAIMER | While the publisher, Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd, has used all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information contained in Gauteng Business is accurate and up-to-date, the publishers make no representations as to the accuracy, quality, timeliness, or completeness of the information. Global Africa Network will not accept responsibility for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the use of or any reliance placed on such information. GAUTENG BUSINESS 2020/21

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