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CONTENTS Eastern Cape Business 2018 Edition

Introduction Foreword 5 A unique guide to business and investment in the Eastern Cape.

Special features Regional overview 6 The Eastern Cape is creating a new Big Five as maritime activities, renewable energy and tourism grow in importance to the provincial economy. Renewable energy is creating new opportunities The Eastern Cape is a wind power hot-spot.

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International events are driving the tourism industry 18 St George’s Park cricket ground is a world leader in lighting.

Economic sectors Agriculture 40 The Eastern Cape is South Africa’s top livestock provider. Forestry 44 Thousands of hectares have been identified for new planting. Aquaculture 45 An aquaponics project will provide food for poor people. Agriprocessing 46 Expanding agriprocessing will create jobs. Manufacturing 48 Clusters are promoting niche manufacturing. Automotive and components Beijing Automotive’s new factory is a major boost for the sector.

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Water 52 A large project is planned for the Umzimvubu River.

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Eastern Cape Business 2018  

A unique guide to business and investment in the Eastern Cape. The 2018 edition of Eastern Cape Business is the 11th issue of this highly su...

Eastern Cape Business 2018  

A unique guide to business and investment in the Eastern Cape. The 2018 edition of Eastern Cape Business is the 11th issue of this highly su...

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