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INTRODUCING THE PROVINCE OF KWAZULU-NATAL

KwaZulu-Natal is a coastal province and home to two of Africa’s largest and busiest seaports

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provincial economy has much to offer local and international investors, contributing on average 16% to the national GDP.

South Africa is one of the world’s top business destinations and is strongly supported by well-developed infrastructure; the province is equipped with every convenience and delivers high levels of service expected by the business world. South Africa is rated number one in obtaining credit and is also rated among the top 10 in the world in the category of investor protection and good fiscal governance. The World Bank has rated South Africa among the top 35 countries for ease of doing business. It is also regarded as one of the least costly areas in which to establish a business. KwaZulu-Natal is a major role-player in both the manufacturing, transport and

logistics sectors in South Africa and is a premier domestic and international tourist destination. Dube TradePort Aerotropolis, which includes King Shaka International Airport, the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre and two of the largest ports on the SubSaharan African continent (the ports of Richards Bay and Durban), are proof of the province’s world-class infrastructure. Investment in KwaZulu-Natal continues to emerge as a major contributor to South Africa’s growing economy and its favourable business environment has made the province a sound investment destination for investors around the world.

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