Zuma opens IDZ in Durban

Zuma opens IDZ in Durban

2014-10-07 14:41

Durban - President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday unveiled the Dube trade port industrial development zone (IDZ) in Durban.

Zuma said the IDZ aimed to generate R5.6bn in business by 2060.

By that time it was hoped the IDZ, located next to Durban's King Shaka International Airport, would generate 150 000 jobs.

"The Dube tradeport industrial development zone has already attracted over R900m in private sector investments," he said.

  • Craig Drysdale - 2014-10-07 16:14

    scientists need to study the brain in this unique (butternut) skull to identify the causes of retardation. Could he actually read R900 million or was it 900 000 er, 000, er million.

      Mike Immelman - 2014-10-08 08:27

      Easy to make any predictions for 2060. Good to know the unemployed only have to wait until 2060 for job creation to take place.

  • rowan.torr.9 - 2014-10-09 20:43

    To grow the export economy each province should invest in a SEZ. Mpumalanga and Limpopo are both rich Agri export potential .. Use this vision!

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