British Airways launches direct flights between Durban and London The much-anticipated inaugural non-stop flight between London and Durban, by British Airways, the flight landed early this morning at King Shaka International Airport, the flight ushers in a new direct air service, which will be operated three times a week with British Airways latest fleet of aircraft, the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. ... Read more

Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone tells BRICS investors: 15% Corporate Tax Rate is in effect During a high-powered BRICS Business Council delegation visit to Dube TradePort earlier this week investors were told that qualifying companies located within Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone are now eligible to access Special Economic Zone incentives after Finance Minister Mr. Nhlanhla Nene published his approval of 12R and 12S in the Government Gazette on the 6th of July 2018. ... Read more

MAHINDRA OPENS NEW R 95 MILLION ASSEMBLY PLANT IN DURBAN KwaZulu-Natal’s investment drive receives a shot in the arm, as Mahindra launches a new semi-knockdown assembly plant within Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone. The facility will produce Mahindra’s Pik-Up range of Single and Double-Cab bakkies; when the plant is operating at full capacity the facility will be able to produce 4000 vehicles a year.... Read more

BRITISH AIRWAYS INTRODUCES DIRECT FLIGHTS BETWEEN LONDON AND DURBAN British Airways will begin flying three times weekly schedule direct from London Heathrow’s Terminal 5 to Durban’s,  King Shaka International Airport, starting on 29th of October 2018.... Read more

Update on Dube TradePort The pace of investment and development within Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone continues to accelerate. To date, R1.5 billion in investment has been secured for phase 1 of Dube TradePort. As the second quarter of our year nears completion, we would like to take this opportunity to share some updates on our latest developments and services offered.... Read more

South Africa remains ready and open for business despite challenges Africa News: In addition to its financial sector, South Africa’s government is breathing new life to other key economic pillars such as infrastructure development and manufacturing. Of particular interest is Dube TradePort, a multi-million dollar hub spanning over 3,000 hectares, located in the port city of Durban.... Read more

Dube TradePort
Special Economic Zone…

Africa's global manufacturing and
air logistics platform

Dube TradePort Corporation, a business entity of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government, is charged with the responsibility to develop the province’s biggest infrastructural project. Considered one of South Africa’s top 10 investment opportunities, this designated Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is geared to promote foreign and local investment.

The precinct is strategically located 30km north of the important coastal city of Durban, in KwaZulu-Natal, on South Africa’s eastern seaboard. This over 3 000 hectare development is home to the state-of-the-art King Shaka International Airport and is ideally positioned 30 minutes from Africa’s busiest cargo port, Durban Harbour, and 90 minutes from Richards Bay Harbour.  Dube TradePort takes advantage of its prime location as the only facility in Africa combining an international airport, dedicated cargo terminal, warehousing, offices, retail, hotels and agriculture.

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