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KwaZulu-Natal Business 2017-18 edition

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  • Automotive
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  • Business
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  • Manufacturing
KwaZulu-Natal Business 2017/18 is the ninth edition of this highly successful publication that has, since its launch in 2008, established itself as the premier business and investment guide to the KwaZulu-Natal Province. The 2017/18 edition includes special features on the Richards Bay area and its increasingly important Industrial Development Zone, the investment appeal of Durban and the growing maritime economy. Up-to-date overviews on the province’s economic sectors provide unique insights. Global Africa Network Media (, the publisher of KwaZulu-Natal Business, specialises in business-to-business print and electronic publications, producing a series of region-specific, annual print journals. Every province in South Africa is covered by this unique range of journals and websites, complemented by a national business guidebook, South African Business.

The Richards Bay

The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone Company (SOC) Ltd (RBIDZ) The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone Company (SOC) Ltd (RBIDZ) is a purposebuilt and secure industrial estate on the northeastern coast of KwaZulu-Natal, linked to the international deep-water port of Richards Bay. It is tailored for the manufacturing of goods and production of services to boost beneficiation, investment, economic growth and the development of skills and employment. The RBIDZ is deemed to be a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) that aims to encourage international competitiveness through world-class infrastructure as well as tax, VAT and duty-free incentives to qualifying investors. The RBIDZ strategy is geared to provide significant contribution to the country’s economic growth through creation of employment opportunities, upgrading the skills, technology transfer, deepening economic empowerment of historically disadvantaged individuals and broadening of South Africa’s basket of export products. The RBIDZ’s objectives: • To attract local and foreign direct investment; • To attract advanced foreign production and technology methods in order to gain experience in global manufacturing and production networks; • To develop linkages between domestic and zonebased industries; • To provide world–class industrial infrastructure. The RBIDZ’s key focus sectors: • Metals Beneficiation (Aluminium, Iron Ore, Titanium) • ICT (Techno–parks , Innovation Hubs) • Renewable Energy (Solar , Fuel Cells, Biomass) • Agro-Processing • Marine Industry Development Incentives provided by RBIDZ to investors • Reduction in corporate income tax from 28% to 15%. • VAT exemption for supplies procured in South Africa. • Duty-free on imports for production-related raw materials including machinery and assets used in production. • Location in a secured and Customs Controlled Area (CCA) • World–class industrial infrastructure. Physical address: 150A Pioneer Road, Captains Walk Building, Tuzi Gazi, Waterfront, Richards Bay, 3900 | Postal address: Private Bag x 1005, Richards Bay 3900

Gateway to World Markets Vision To be the preferred Special Economic Zone for quality investments while delivering value to our stakeholders. Mission To utilise the competitive advantage of the Richards Bay area to attract sustainable investments that stimulate economic growth, job creation, beneficiation of resources and the empowerment of people. Company profile Company Name: Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone SOC Ltd (RBIDZ) Industry sector : Manufacturing Date established: Year – 2002 Key personnel: CEO – Pumi Motsoahae Telephone: +27 35 788 0571 | Fax: +27 35 788 0578 Email: | Website:

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