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KwaZulu-Natal Business 2018-19 edition

  • Text
  • Agriculture
  • Sappi
  • Nedbank
  • Mondi
  • Toyota
  • Coast
  • Logistics
  • Transportation
  • Port
  • Durban
  • Durban
  • Natal
  • Kzn
  • Durban
  • Municipality
  • Sector
  • African
  • Provincial
  • Economic
  • Industrial
The 2018/19 edition of KwaZulu-Natal Business is the 10th issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2008, has established itself as the premier business and investment guide for the KwaZulu-Natal Province. In addition to the regular articles providing insight into each of the key economic sectors of the province, there are special features on the investment prospects of Durban (eThekwini) and on the specific attractions for investors of other regions throughout the province. We are pleased to include a survey of the province’s economy from Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal, the dedicated trade and inward investment promotion agency that promises to be “your knowledge partner in business”. To complement the extensive local, national and international distribution of the print edition, the full content can also be viewed online at www.kwazulunatalbusiness.co.za. Updated information on KwaZulu-Natal 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.

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Welcome to Durban! A lifestyle of business and pleasure together. Facilitating sustainable investment in Durban for the benefit of all Invest Durban (DIPA) is an entity of the eThekwini Municipality, recommended by the Durban City Council and organised private business as the most appropriate vehicle to stimulate economic growth and new investment in the Durban metropolitan area. Invest Durban’s primary objective is to facilitate sustainable investment in Durban for the benefit of all through the: • Proactive investment promotion and marketing of Durban Metro as a premium investment destination • Proactive communication and marketing of the City’s large investment projects and core strategies • Identification and development of new investment and business infrastructure opportunities, especially for previously disadvantaged groups • Attraction, support and facilitation for prospective foreign investors in Durban • Improvement in the investment and economic development environment, in partnership with National, Provincial, City and Business Authorities. Invest Durban offers: • Investment Services • Destination Services • Business Establishment and • Administration Services

Doing business in Durban Durban has been developed around a natural ocean port, which plays a key role in the city’s economy and that of South Africa. Strategic location The port of Durban is modern and wellequipped. It offers investors a range of competitive and strategic advantages. The city has emerged as the de facto coastal trade ‘gateway’ to Southern Africa. It boasts the largest port in Africa, as regards value of cargo, and is South Africa’s premier general cargo and container port. It is positioned to access international shipping links to the Americas, Europe, the Persian Gulf, South East Asia, the Pacific Rim and Australia/New Zealand and perfectly located for the transshipment of cargoes between Eastern, Middle-Eastern and Western economies. Infrastructure Durban offers established and advanced road, rail, sea, air and ICT network infrastructure. Quality transport systems include: • Port operation facilities • Rail network – cargo and passenger • International airport with air cargo facilities • Extensive road network with national and regional linkages • Oil/petroleum pipeline to Gauteng and Free State Provinces • Gas pipeline emanating from Sasol, in Mpumalanga province. Durban provides a number of new opportunity areas for business investors, both large and small. Investment opportunities may be categorised into the following fields: • Agriculture • Property Development • Manufacturing • Knowledge Sector • Tourism • Commerce • Public-Private Partnerships. Invest Durban, eThekwini Municipality 11th Floor, 41 Margaret Mncadi Avenue (old Vic. Embankment), Durban, 4001 South Africa Tel: +27 31 311 4227 | Email: invest@durban.gov.za Website: www.durban.gov.za

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