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HANNOVER MESSE 2018, 23 - 27 April

TOURISM

Eastern Cape Development

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Topic: Global Business & Markets

Product description

The Eastern Cape hosts a range of cultural and sporting events such as the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, the Billabong Pro Surfing Competition in Jeffreys Bay, the Half Iron Man in East London, and the Iron Man in Port Elizabeth.

Geographic tourist attractions include 800km of pristine coastline, national parks, and the Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve, which is the only location in South Africa where seven of South Africa's biomes can be found. Furthermore, the 164,000 hectare Addo Elephant Park, outside Port Elizabeth, is the only park in South Africa to feature the Big 7 which includes the whale and shark.

Investment opportunities exist in the development of golf courses, hotels and resorts in strategic areas where inherent tourism potential requires development.

The industrial value chain presents opportunities for local enterprises including travel agencies, shuttle operators, and arts and craft producers.

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TOURISM

The Eastern Cape hosts a range of cultural and sporting events such as the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, the Billabong Pro Surfing Competition in Jeffreys Bay, the Half Iron Man in East London, and the Iron Man in Port Elizabeth. Geographic tourist attractions include 800km of pristine coastline, ...read more

RENEWABLE ENERGY

The Eastern Cape is rich in primary energy resources such as solar, wind, hydro and bio-energy. It is a province that boosts 355 days of sunshine. Unsurprisingly, the province has captured the majority of the successful wind farm applications under the first round of the National Energy Regulator of ...read more

AQUACULTURE

The province's aquaculture enterprises, both freshwater and marine, jointly account for a quarter of South Africa's active producers. The province enjoys a favourable climate and seawater temperatures conducive to the cultivation and production of numerous fish, finfish and shellfish species. The Eastern ...read more

BUSINESS PROCESS OUTSOURCING&OFFSHORING

The primary BPO & O focus in the Eastern Cape is on inbound and outbound contact centres. The province offers world-class infrastructure at the East London and Coega IDZs. Investors can take advantage of the availability of a large Englishspeaking workforce, competitive labour costs and reliable, affordable ...read more

AGRICULTURE & AGRO-PROCESSING

The Eastern Cape is a producer of high quality dairy, wool and mohair, game, mutton, beef, ostrich and goat meat, chicory, pineapple, citrus and deciduous fruit and several horticultural products. The sector employs between 8% and 11% of the province's total labour force. The province is also making ...read more

AUTOMOTIVE

The Eastern Cape auto industry manufactures half of South Africa's new passenger vehicles and provides more than 50% of the country's vehicle exports. The province accounts for four original equipment manufacturers comprising of General Motors South Africa, Volkswagen South Africa, and the Ford engine ...read more

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