Coega SEZ hailed as SA success story
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) today launched the inaugural South African Special Economic and Industrial Development Zones (SEZ) Conference in Durban. The conference, Moving Towards Excellence, aims to provide a platform for national and international stakeholders and to outline the country’s achievements in attracting investments, generating... Read more
Coega closes 2018 on a high
The year 2018 started with very little promise in terms of achieving our goals and strategic objectives given a challenging investment promotion and unkindly business environment, especially in relation to new foreign direct investment. Swimming against this tide, the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has managed to turn things around. “This... Read more
Coega a catalyst for emerging businesses
Two local SMMEs from Port Elizabeth, are currently benefiting from the construction of the state of the art facility for HELLA, a new investor at Coega Development Corporation. Sikuphiwe Trading, owned by Ncebekazi Mhlaba, is responsible for the brick works and plastering. Whereas, Dicky’s Electrical, owned by Sadick Hendricks,... Read more
Coega launches its inaugural Alumni Programme
As 2018 rolls along, a year of significant highs for the organisation. It is difficult not to find yourself getting caught up in the high-tide of expectations for the year 2019. It is through the significant milestones achieved by the organisation this year, which sought to reaffirm CDC`s position... Read more
Coega SEZ a beacon for the future of FDI in Southern Africa
Africa’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) seems evenly spread than ever before, this is according to a report issued by Ernst & Young – Africa’s competitiveness in attracting Foreign Direct Investment. The report goes to say the East, West, North and Southern Africa hold an almost equal share of the... Read more
Delegation from the SEZ CEO`s Forum visits the Coega SEZ
Overview on the progress of SEZs  The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) hosted a delegation from the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Chief Executive Officer’s (CEO’s) Forum yesterday to reflect on the general performance and progress of SEZ`s followed by a site visit to the port of Ngqura and Coega SEZ.... Read more
Coega sectors perfectly poised for the Lithium-ion (Li-ion) industry
Automotive, Metals & Energy highlight synergies that will benefit the Eastern Cape Province  The Coega Development Corporation (CDC), developer & operator of the 9003ha Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) designed along the cluster model, linking related industries and their supply chains is home to forty three (43) operational investors... Read more
Coega places its footprint across Africa
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is an African public sector organization which has an African footprint as well as extensive experience in providing African solutions to African problems and challenges. The organization seeks to intensify its business outreach efforts by going beyond the borders of South Africa. It has... Read more
A first for South African SEZ Coega nominated for international award –
African Infrastructure Project Developers Awards 2018 The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) announced today, it has been nominated for yet another international accolade at the African Infrastructure Project Developers Awards 2018 taking place on 18 June 2018 at the St Regis Hotel, Le Mourne in Mauritius, said Dr Ayanda Vilakazi,... Read more
Coega welcomes the appointment of the special investment envoy
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) welcomes the appointment of the investment envoy introduced by the President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, in a bid to generate at least $100 billion in new investment over the next five years. The president’s investment envoy consists of the former... Read more