Welcome to Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal
Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal is a South African trade and inward investment promotion agency, established to promote the province of KwaZulu-Natal as an investment destination and to facilitate trade by assisting local companies to access international markets. The organisation identifies, develops and packages investment opportunities in KwaZulu- Natal; provides a professional service to all clientele; brands and markets KwaZulu-Natal as an investment destination; retains and expands trade and export activities and links opportunities to the developmental needs of the KwaZulu-Natal community.
Business in KwaZulu-Natal
KwaZulu-Natal is South Africa’s second largest economy, contributing on average, 15.7% (2011) to the country’s GDP. The province is strategically positioned by being home to two of Africa’s busiest and largest ports, Durban and Richards Bay. It also boasts the third highest export propensity and the second highest level of industrialisation in the country.The capital city of KwaZulu-Natal is Pietermaritzburg.
KwaZulu-Natal is situated on the eastern seaboard of South Africa, it has direct access to both the Indian and Pacific Ocean rims. The regions strategic geographical position on world trade routes provides effortless access to major global markets, such as South America, Europe and Far East.
Our Assistance to Investors
- Assistance with incentive and export marketing incentives;
- Assisting foreign investors with business permit applications;
- Provision of reliable information to investors;
- Assisting investors to locate suitable premises;
- Assisting investors to access project and operational finance.