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KwaZulu-Natal Business 2020-21 edition

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The 2020/21 edition of KwaZulu-Natal Business is the 12th issue of this unique publication that, since its launch in 2008, has established itself as the premier business and investment guide for the KwaZulu-Natal Province. In addition to the regular articles providing insight into each of the key economic sectors of the province, there is a special feature on the vital role played by ports in the province, from the coal exported from Richards Bay to the new cruise liner terminal addition to the Port of Durban. The 10th anniversary of the 2010 FIFA World Cup coincides with the birthday of the Moses Mabhida Stadium, an iconic design that has become a standard feature on the KwaZulu-Natal sporting and events calendar. Likewise the Durban ICC which continues to burnish the province’s reputation as meetings and convention centre.

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CONTENTS CONTENTS KwaZulu-Natal Business 2020/21 Edition Foreword 10 A unique guide to business and investment in KwaZulu-Natal. Special features Regional overview of KwaZulu-Natal 12 Manufacturers are investing and export volumes are on the rise. KwaZulu-Natal’s ports are shaping up 18 Construction of the Durban Cruise Terminal got underway in 2019. Economic sectors Agriculture 26 Sugar 28 Forestry and paper 29 Mining 32 Engineering 33 Oil and gas 34 Construction and property 35 Tourism 36 Manufacturing 40 Automotive 41 Energy 42 Water 43 Banking and financial services 44 Education and training 45 ABOUT THE COVER: The Port of Durban handles containers, automotive imports and exports, break-bulk and agricultural commodities. Transnet reported that the port handled 2.96-million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in 2018. The figure of 487 000 vehicles handled by the port in the same year was the highest since 2013. Photo: Transnet KWAZULU-NATAL BUSINESS 2020/21 8

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