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South African Business 2022

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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.

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SEZ project pipeline A globally recognised Centre of Excellence for Green Energy Technology and Mineral Beneficiation Tubatse SEZ – Getting Platinum Moving- A world centre of excellence for PGMs.” Fetakgomo-Tubatse SEZ, as depicted in the SEZ Master Plan. DSI | Turner & Townsend | LEDA 4 08 November 2021 The Fetakgomo-Tubatse Special Economic Zone received from the Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism an allocation of R35-million (FY 2021/22) which was earmarked for the following activities and projects: District Skills Audit, environmental impact assessments (EIAs), township establishment (land rezoning), engineering designs and costing for the perimeter fence, site clearance, Eskom cost estimation and acceptance of quote, engineering designs for an Eskom switching station, water allocations (assessment of demand per industry), an Implementation Readiness Study and engineering designs. The whole R35-million is committed to the enlisted projects. Existing and current projects in the District Project Value Responsible institution Status Steelpoort Wastewater Treatment Works Steelpoort Water Treatment Works Ga-Malekana Water Treatment Works upgrade R70-million DBSA/Sekhukhune District Municipality Existing WTW on private land. Construction at Steelpoort. R65-million DBSA Complete. R121-million Sekhukhune District Municipality Technical report approved; planning stage. R37 and R555 main roads R2-billion SANRAL Underway. Steelpoort railway siding Not given Transnet Initiation phase. Regional External Master Plan R1.6-million Sekhukhune District Municipality Initiation phase. Steel Bridge upgrade R70-million Roads Agency Limpopo and mining companies Initiation phase. SEZ human settlement scoping report Not given CoGHSTA/HDA Underway. SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS 2022 22

Why businesses locate in the FT-SEZ structure supporting the SEZ Outstanding incentives and world-class facilities. n cubic iping The 348-million cubic metre capacity De Hoop Dam ensures reliable water supply for investors in the Special Economic Zone. The Fetakgomo-Tubatse SEZ provides a secure business environment 17 and is designing a world-class manufacturing and logistics platform that will be positioned to support transportation efficiencies through road, rail and heliport connectivity to ports and border posts. As part of the SEZ Master Plan, the environmental impact assessment (EIA) is expected to be ready for 2022. A number of infrastructure new builds and upgrades are underway, including: • Security and site clearance • Extension of rail link to the SEZ industries and to the Musina-Makhado SEZ (Beit Bridge) • Electricity substation designs underway for substation • Upgrading of R37 and R555 roads • Building of new steel bridge • Engineering works for piping water from the De Hoop Dam to the SEZ site Why businesses locate to the FTSEZ • Enabling infrastructure and warehouses • Close proximity to mining operations • Carbon credits • Reduced carbon tax • Reliable and low-carbon green energy • Global leadership in production of chrome and huge resources of platinum group metals • Land and security • State-of-the-art top infrastructure • Water provision • Reliable road and rail network Generic SEZ incentives • Vat and customer relief • Employment tax incentives • Building allowance • Reduced corporate income tax (15% corporate tax) • 12i tax allowance and incentives • One Stop Shop Facility Distances • to Infrastructure key points (water, roads and elec • Port • of Maputo 11419 (Mozambique) m 2 of industrial 380km space is availa • Port • of Richards 130 000 Bay m600km 2 of developable land is av • Musina Beit Bridge Border Post 400km The Mining Inputs Supplier Park has more than 11 000m² of industrial space available now with a further 130 000m² of land available for development and ready for top structures to be installed. Water, roads and electricity are in place. For more information contact: Fetakgomo –Tubatse SEZ PMU Address: Southern Gateway Extension 4, N1 Main Road, Polokwane, Limpopo Tel: +27 82 455 4220 and +27 76 521 5077 Limpopo Economic Development Agency (LEDA) Address: PO Box 760, Enterprise House, Lebowakgomgo 0737 Tel: +27 15 633 4700 | Email: Website: 23 SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS 2022

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