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Welcome to the 10th edition of the South African Business journal. First published in 2011, the publication has established itself as the premier business and investment guide to South Africa, supported by the website Regular pages cover all the main economic sectors of the South African economy and give a snapshot of each of the country’s provinces. This issue has a focus on Special Economic Zones which are being rolled out across the country with specific economic areas of focus. The importance of the revival of minerals exploration and the significance of onshore and offshore gas discoveries is the subject of another special feature.


SPECIAL SPECIAL FEATURE SPECIAL FEATURE KwaZulu-Natal Capital: Pietermaritzburg Main towns: Durban, Newcastle, Ballito, Port Shepstone, Empangeni, Ulundi Population: 10 919100 100 (2015) Area: 125 755km² (7.7% of of South South Africa) Africa) Premier: Premier: Sihle Zikalala (ANC) Sihle Zikalala (ANC) Key sectors: Chemicals, dissolving Key pulp sectors: manufacture, Chemicals, sugar, dissolving forestry, pulp automotive, manufacture, textiles sugar, and forestry, footwear, automotive, mining, oil textiles and gas, and logistics. footwear, mining, Infrastructure: oil and gas, King logistics. Shaka Infrastructure: International King Airport, Shaka Dube International TradePort, Richards Airport, Dube Bay Industrial TradePort, Richards Development Bay Industrial Zone, Development ports of Zone, Richards ports Bay of Richards and Durban, Bay and Albert Durban, Luthuli International Albert Luthuli International Convention Convention Centre Complex. Centre Complex. Notable Notable tourism tourism assets: assets: HluhluweiMfolozi HluhluweiMfolozi Park, Park, the the Drakensberg Drakensberg mountains, mountains, iSimangilso iSimangaliso Wetlands Wetland Park, Park, Durban Durban beaches, beaches, South South Coast, Zulu Coast, cultural Zulu heritage, cultural historical heritage, historical battlefields. battlefields. Provincial government website: Provincial government website: Trade and Investment KwaZulu- Trade and Investment KwaZulu- Natal: Natal: Limpopo Capital: Polokwane Main towns: Musina, Ba-Phalabora, Ba-Phalabora, Bela-Bela, Steelpoort, Bela-Bela, Tzaneen, Steelpoort, Thohoyandou Tzaneen, Thohoyandou Population: 5 726 800 (2015) Area: 125 755km² (10.2% of of South South Africa) Africa) Premier: Premier: Chupu Stanley Mathabatha (ANC) Chupu Stanley Mathabatha (ANC) Key sectors: Mining, agriculture, Key tourism, sectors: logistics. Mining, agriculture, tourism, logistics. Infrastructure: Musina-Makhado Infrastructure: Special Economic Musina-Makhado Zone, Special Fetakgomo-Tubatse Economic Zone, Special N1 highway Economic and Zone, rail N1 network, highway new and Medupi rail network, power new station. Medupi power station. Notable Notable tourism tourism assets: assets: Kruger Kruger National National Park, Park, Mapungubwe Mapungubwe Heritage World Heritage Site, Makapans Site, Makapans Valley, Marula Valley, Marula Festival, Festival, Waterberg Waterberg Biosphere. Biosphere. Provincial government website: Provincial government website: Limpopo Economic Economic Development Agency: Development Agency: Mpumalanga Capital: Mbombela Main towns: Emalahleni, Middelburg, Middelburg, Sabie, Sabie, Lydenburg Lydenburg Population: Population: 4 283 283 900 900 (2015) (2015) Area: 76 495km² (6.3% of Area: 76 495km² (6.3% South Africa) of South Africa) Premier: Refilwe Premier: Mtshweni-Tsipane (ANC) Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane (ANC) Key sectors: Agriculture, forestry, mining, steel manufacturing, petrochemicals, Key sectors: Agriculture, pulp and forestry, paper, power mining, generation, steel manufacturing, tourism. petrochemicals, pulp and paper, Infrastructure: power generation, Nkomazi tourism. Special Economic Infrastructure: Zone, Nkomazi Mbombela Special International Economic Zone, Fresh Mbombela Produce Market, International Maputo Fresh Development Produce Corridor, Market, Maputo Kruger Development Mpumalanga International Corridor, Kruger Airport. Mpumalanga International Airport. Notable tourism assets: Kruger National Park, Blyde River Canyon, Canyon, Barberton Barberton Makhonjwa Makhonjwa Mountains Mountains (a UNESCO World (a UNESCO Heritage World Site). Heritage Site). Provincial government website: Provincial government website: Mpumalanga Economic Growth Mpumalanga Agency: Economic Growth Agency: 21 17 SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS 2021 SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS 2020 SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS 2022 14

SPECIAL FEATURE SPECIAL FEATURE Northern Cape Northern Cape Capital: Kimberley Capital: Main towns: Kimberley Douglas, Upington, Main De Aar, towns: Port Nolloth, Douglas, Colesberg Upington, De Aar, Port Nolloth, Colesberg Population: 1 185 600 (2015) Population: Area: 372 889km² 1 185 600 (30.5% (2015) of Area: South 372 Africa) 889km² (30.5% of South Africa) Premier: Premier: Dr Zamani Saul (ANC) Dr Zamani Saul (ANC) Key sectors: Agriculture, mining, Key renewable sectors: energy, Agriculture, astronomy. mining, renewable energy, astronomy. Infrastructure: Upington Special Economic Zone, Sol Plaatje Infrastructure: University, Vaalharts Upington Irrigation Special Economic Scheme, Square Zone, Kilometre Sol Plaatje Array University, telescope project, Vaalharts Namakwa Irrigation Scheme. Special Economic Zone (proposed). Notable tourism assets: Six Notable national tourism parks including assets: Six the national Kgalagadi parks Transfrontier including Park, the Kgalagadi Orange River, Transfrontier spring flower Park, Orange displays, River, diamond spring routes. flower displays, diamond routes. Provincial government website: Department of Economic Development and Tourism: North West North West Capital: Mahikeng Capital: Main towns: Mahikeng Klerksdorp, Main Rustenburg, towns: Klerksdorp, Brits, Potchefstroom Rustenburg, Brits, Potchefstroom Population: 3 707 000 (2015) Area: 104 882km² (8.6% of Population: South Africa) 3 707 000 (2015) Area: 104 882km² (8.6% of South Africa) Premier: Premier: Bushy Maape Professor (ANC) Tebogo Job Mokgoro (ANC) Key sectors: Mining, agriculture, Key agri-processing, sectors: Mining, automotive agriculture, agri-processing, components. automotive components. Infrastructure: Hartbeespoort Infrastructure: Dam, Pelindaba Hartbeespoort nuclear research Dam, unit, North Pelindaba West nuclear University, research unit, Bakwena North Platinum West University, Highway. Bakwena Platinum Highway. Notable tourism assets: Sun City, Mmbatho Palms Hotel Casino Notable Convention tourism Resort, assets: Pilanesberg Sun City, Mmbatho National Park, Palms 18 Hotel luxury Casino lodges in Convention Madikwe Game Resort, Reserve. Pilanesberg National Park, 18 luxury lodges in Madikwe Game Reserve. Provincial government website: Provincial government website: North West Development North Corporation: West Development Corporation: Western Cape Western Cape Capital: Cape Town Capital: Main towns: Cape Stellenbosch, Town Main George, towns: Plettenberg Stellenbosch, Bay, Beaufort George, West, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Worcester, Bay, Beaufort West, Malmesbury Oudtshoorn, Worcester, Malmesbury Population: 6 200 100 (2015) Population: Area: 129 462km² 6 200 100 (10.6% (2015) of Area: South 129 Africa) 462km² (10.6% of South Africa) Premier: Premier: Alan Winde (DA) Alan Winde (DA) Key sectors: Agriculture, agriprocessing, sectors: wine Agriculture, and grapes, agri- Key processing, financial services, wine and manufacturing, grapes, financial tourism, oil services, and gas, manufacturing, boatbuilding. tourism, Infrastructure: oil and Ports gas, of boatbuilding. Cape Town, Infrastructure: Saldanha and Mossel Ports of Bay, Cape Mossgas Town, oil-to-gas Saldanha refinery, and Cape Mossel Town Bay, Mossgas International oil-to-gas Airport, refinery, Cape Town Cape Town International International Convention Airport, Centre, Cape Town Koeberg International nuclear power Convention station. Centre, Notable Koeberg tourism nuclear assets: Table power station. Mountain, Garden Route National Notable Park, Karoo tourism National assets: Park, Table West Mountain, Coast National Garden Park, Route Kirstenbosch National Park, Botanical Karoo Gardens, National Cape Park, Point, West Coast V&A Waterfront, National Park, Plettenberg Kirstenbosch Botanical Bay, Route Gardens, 62, Zeitz Cape Museum Point, of V&A Contemporary Waterfront, Art. Plettenberg Bay, Route 62, Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Provincial government Art. website: Provincial Wesgro: government website: Wesgro: 15 SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS 2022 SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS 2021 2020 18 22

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