Stellantis SA plant in Coega is forging ahead
The final building blocks for establishing South Africa’s latest automotive manufacturing site have been laid, paving the way for construction to begin shortly at the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Gqeberha, Nelson Mandela Bay, the Eastern Cape. Stellantis, the world’s third-biggest automotive manufacturer by volume, and South Africa’s... Read more
Cannabis cultivator Medigrow locates to Coega 
Cannabis cultivator Medigrow is located in the Coega Special Economic Zone in Gqeberha. Established in 2017, Medigrow has established 14 medicinal cannabis farms across the country. Medigrow’s newest facility, located in Zone 3 of the Coega SEZ, positions the Eastern Cape as the Cannabis industrial hub of South Africa. ... Read more
Coega partners with CSIR on biofibre hub
The Coega Development Corporation, through its Capital Raising and Sustainability Business Units, together with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), are undertaking preparatory work towards the establishment of a Biofibre Hub, or Cluster, in the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ).  A far-reaching Memorandum of Understanding was signed in... Read more
BAIC SA-Absa signs vehicle finance agreement
Absa has entered into a vehicle finance alliance agreement with BAIC SA, the local subsidiary of the Beijing Automotive Group Co., as the vehicle manufacturing firm expands its operations in the region. BAIC SA launched in South Africa in 2016 and has made significant structural investments in our country,... Read more
Coega SEZ’s income grows in 2021
The Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) investors made R14,3 billion in income, according to the latest Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) Coega SEZ Census Report. The total income reflected an annualised increase of 9,0% compared to the income reported in the corresponding survey of 2018 (R11,0 billion).  Between 2018... Read more
Coega supports EC hydrogen energy partnerships
The Coega Development Corporation, operator and developer of the 9003ha Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ), a preferred investment destination and gateway to African and World markets, participated in a panel discussion on 11 April 2023, at the Hydrogen Energy Symposium hosted by the Nelson Mandela University, in partnership with the... Read more
Coega:  2023 – Focus on sustainability, diversification
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is taking on 2023 with enthusiasm and accelerated drive. As an investment destination of choice and a leading SEZ on the African continent, Coega intends to pick up where it left off in 2022, by continuing to promote its SEZ and non-SEZ services, attracting much-needed... Read more
Coega’s gas-to-power plan – All fired up
The long-anticipated 1000-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power project by the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) in the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) has commenced the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process. The project, with an estimated construction value of R8 billion, can only commence construction once environmental authorisation is granted by the... Read more
Coega reaffirms position as preferred investment destination
Coega reaffirms its position as a leading Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Africa and a preferred domestic and foreign direct investment destination. Despite a challenging economic environment, the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) continues to welcome new investors to its SEZ. As operator and developer of the Coega SEZ, the... Read more
Coega CCA warehouse opens doors
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is pleased to announce that its Customs Control Area (CCA) Warehouse is open for short-term rental. Coega’s dedicated Trade Facilitation Unit (TFU) brings together Customs, Investor Services and Logistics, and Warehousing into a holistic trade facilitation focal area within the Coega Special Economic Zone... Read more
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