17 January 2014
Western Cape MEC of Finance,
Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde said he is happy with the strong
international interest that Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone is bringing
The Provincial government has
invested R25 million over a five year period in creating the IDZ.
Ministerial Spokesperson Bronwynne
Jooste said the initial stages the Saldanha Bay IDZ licensing company has
already signed six lease agreements, and they are also in final negotiation for
a further three lease agreements.
“So we can see that earlier
indications are that the IDZ will indeed be a major catalyst for foreign direct
investments and increased employment opportunities for Western Cape residents
in the medium to long term” Jooste added.
Labels: IDZ in Saldanha Bay bringing job opportunities to the WC