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Atlantis officially declared a Special Economic Zone

11 June 2018 4:50 PM
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MEC of Economic Opportunities in Western Cape Alan Winde says the economic zone will create a lot of green opportunities.

Following years of hard work and preparation by all spheres of government, the cabinet has given the go-ahead for the designation of the Atlantis Special Economic Zone (SEZ).

The 124.5-hectare area is designated for the manufacture of green technologies and related services including wind and solar power technologies, alternative waste management, energy efficient technology, alternative building materials and many other clean technologies.

READ:The future of West coast looking brighter

Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies confirmed the designation of the SEZ and the approval of cabinet in writing to MEC of Economic Opportunities in Western Cape Minister Alan Winde.

Speaking to John Maytham, Winde said this was the process that everyone has been waiting for.

All the work that has been done over the last while goes to the special economic zones, the advisory board to then have to be looking at that work taking into account the effect it would have in South Africa for the economy.

Alan Winde, MEC of Economic Opportunities in Western Cape

For us its a really exciting step in the process because now we have been given that run for designation. There are lots of opportunities in the green economy.

Alan Winde, MEC of Economic Opportunities in Western Cape

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This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Atlantis officially declared a Special Economic Zone


11 June 2018 4:50 PM
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