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OVERVIEW PROFILE Economic development As part of its mandate, the MAP SEZ is intended to create decent work, transfer of skills and other social economic benefits. In line with this requirement, the MAP SEZ’s robust investment-promotion pipeline will allow the entity to create an estimated 22 130 permanent and temporary job opportunities in the Maluti-A-Phofung region over the next 5 to 10 years.

MAP SEZ priority sectors There are six priority sectors: • Automotive • Agro-processing • Logistics • General processing • ICT • Pharmaceuticals.

Key MAP SEZ investment pipeline Pork abattoir A Danish investor with more than 30 years’ experience in the pork processing business will establish a pork abattoir in the MAP SEZ. Through the establishment of this abattoir, the investor aims to create jobs, and transfer skills and expertise to the South African job market, and to develop the growing market for pork in South Africa. Agri-park This agri-park project involves the building of a world-class, integrated food processing park which will include food processing, warehousing, cold storage and manufacturing facilities. The agriparks project scheme has been created to promote the upskilling of local farmers and to expose local farmers to the commercial market space. Human hair manufacturer A Chinese hair company has partnered with South African companies to establish a human hair manufacturing plant. The final product will be sold to retail facilities in the local and international market. Inland agri-hub facility This investor intends to develop an inland agro-logistics facility and also to create silos for local farmers. Another leg of this business includes the shipment of grain in and around the Free State Province and the SADC region.

TO DISCUSS THESE OPPORTUNITIES, CONTACT: Ms M Setai Manager in the Office of the Chief Executive Officer Maluti-a-Phofung Special Economic Zone Tel: +27 51 4000 800 | Cell: +27 73 210 0935 | Email: maphoka@mapsez.co.za Website: www.mapsez.co.za

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