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Limpopo Business 2018-19 edition

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A unique guide to business and investment in Limpopo Province, South Africa. Launched in 2007, the 2018/19 edition of Limpopo Business is the 10th issue of this highly successful publication that has established itself as the premier business and investment guide for the Limpopo Province. Limpopo has many investment and business opportunities. In addition to the regular articles providing insight into each of the key economic sectors of the province, there are special features on developments in the transport and logistics sector and a focus on tourism. Interviews with industry leaders in development finance from the Industrial Development Corporation and the Small Enterprise Development Agency share their insights into the state of the provincial economy. Investment news related to mining, telecommunications and development finance is carried in overviews of all the main economic sectors. The publication also has a comprehensive register of all provincial government and municipal contact details. Updated information on Limpopo is also available through our monthly e-newsletter - which you can subscribe to at

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CONTENTS Introduction CONTENTS Limpopo Business 2018/19 Edition Foreword8 A unique guide to business and investment in Limpopo. New Special Economic Zone promises good returns for investors6 A message from the Premier of Limpopo, the Honourable Chupu Stanley Mathabatha. New skill focus to drive investment opportunities 9 A message from the CEO of the Limpopo Economic Development Agency, Ben Mphahlele. Special features Regional overview of Limpopo 10 Corridors of development and Special Economic Zones are creating conducive conditions for investors. Limpopo Development Plan 16 Reducing poverty and creating sustainable jobs. Investing in Limpopo 20 Local and foreign investors are seeing good value in several industry sectors. Tourism in Limpopo 32 Increasing visitor numbers are driving investment into tourism infrastructure. Limpopo is a heavy lifter in transport and logistics 38 A strategically placed Special Economic Zone is set to further enhance the province’s profile in road and rail. Economic sectors Agriculture52 Tomato paste factory holds great potential. Mining54 Mineral beneficiation is in the spotlight. Construction and property 64 Mining and energy projects are creating demand for housing. LIMPOPO BUSINESS 2018/19 2

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