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Mudunwazi baloyi geda


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Mudunwazi baloyi geda

  1. 1. Gauteng Economic Development Agency Automechanika 09 March 2011 NASREC EXPOCENTRE
  2. 2. Agenda Examples of Projects in GEDA’s Books GEDA’s Offerings Concluding Comments Background to GEDA Gauteng’s Economic Setting
  3. 3. GEDA - Gauteng Economic Development Agency Sole objective of promoting economic growth & development in the Gauteng Province The Operational and Implementation Arm of Provincial Government
  4. 4. Mission Statement “ To facilitate the growth of the provincial economy, reducing poverty and promoting job creation. This goal will be done within the GCR framework. ”
  5. 5. To lead Gauteng Globally Competitive City Region to a higher status globally <ul><li>GEDA implementation of GCR </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on sector (Develop Skills within government and share outcomes with the Gauteng City Region Academy) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Package sector opportunity (through research on local and international market structures and requirements). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrate possible contributors (labour, technology, infrastructure, security, facilities and communication) as a unit together. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do targeted marketing (Know the companies that will serve as an opinion leader to the rest of the world). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build governmental bridges with other regions (All government participants on both sides needs to be aware of the developments and the requirements). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share with all levels of government (Local and National government has different parts to contribute to a success). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitate investment interest with multi skilled team (The team approaching the investing company has to cover all bases for action and relationship value) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrate GEDA objectives with investment opportunity (Steer the possible investment in the correct direction to serve the GCR objectives) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Priority Sectors of Focus ICT & BPO Automotive industry Food Processing Manufacturing Creative Industries Renewable Energy
  7. 7. The nine Provinces of South Africa Northern Cape Western Cape Eastern Cape North West Limpopo Province Mpuma- langa Kwazulu- Natal Free State Gauteng Province
  8. 8. <ul><li>Provincial Capital – Johannesburg Home to National Administrative Seat / Capital City- Tshwane </li></ul><ul><li>16 927 sq km (1.5% of South Africa’s total area) </li></ul><ul><li>Population 9.7 million (SA 47.8million) </li></ul><ul><li>Per capita disposable income R25 000 </li></ul>Gauteng Province City of Tshwane West Rand Ekurhuleni Joburg Sedibeng
  9. 9. <ul><li>Offers the potential investor the largest, highest skilled, most diversified labour market on the continent </li></ul><ul><li>Functionally integrated to the Region as a the only Global City Region in Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>Offers access to both local and Sub Saharan Africa markets. </li></ul><ul><li>An integrated industrial province with activity in virtually every economic sub-sector </li></ul><ul><li>It has the market, natural resources, human resources and infrastructure to maintain its lead significant contribution in the nation’s and region’s economy </li></ul>Gauteng Province - Africa’s Business Starts Here
  10. 10. Examples of Packaged Projects <ul><li>Liquid to Gas Conversion of Vehicles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Description : The project is pursuing conversion of municipal buses from using liquid energy to using natural gas. Nubia Energy, a100% black owned company has partnered with NOVO Energy to convert Ekurhuleni municipal buses to using natural gas. The municipality has given them an order to convert 10 buses on a pilot phase. NOVO has already completed similar projects in Mozambique. SASOL has agreed to ration some gas to the company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project value : R200 million. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Funding Requirements : R100 million; R100 m raised. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. More Examples of Packaged Projects <ul><li>Vaal Dam Precinct : Tourism infrastructure, residential, commercial and Shopping facilities. R9 billion </li></ul><ul><li>Ekandustria Industrial Estate : Industrial site with investment opportunities for commercial properties, industrial land for development. R150 million. </li></ul><ul><li>Benoni Transport Precinct : Shopping facilities, residential dwellings and commercial properties. R250 million. </li></ul><ul><li>Tshwane International Convention Center : 5 Star hotel, Residential facilities, shopping mall, conferencing facilities. Worth R4 billion </li></ul><ul><li>Bottling company : R50m; Oil filters : R25m; Electric Transformers and Steel Recycling plant : R50 million. </li></ul>
  12. 12. GEDA’s Offerings <ul><li>GEDA can assist with project facilitation </li></ul><ul><li>GEDA can assist in setting up a first contact, chairing initial meetings, arranging subsequent meetings, organizing initial secretarial services, networking and creating an environment in which potential partners can reach a common understanding. </li></ul><ul><li>GEDA can help with the implementation and operation of a project </li></ul><ul><li>The GEDA team can assist in the identification of local or international consultants or institutions that provide support in the fields such as business development and land acquisitions. </li></ul><ul><li>GEDA will assist in finding investment and trade partners </li></ul><ul><li>GEDA can assist in identifying local or international business partners that meet the necessary business requirements of the project. </li></ul><ul><li>GEDA can assist in raising funds for an investor’s project </li></ul><ul><li>While GEDA is not primarily a venture capitalist, the Agency can assist investors in raising the necessary finance for investment projects that fall within its area of focus. Such assistance is conditional on the project being approved by GEDA, and on the necessary feasibility/market research having been completed. </li></ul>
  13. 13. GEDA’s Offerings <ul><li>GEDA can assist with sourcing of information needed for investment projects </li></ul><ul><li>The GEDA team can assist in sourcing information crucial to a project’s success. This may take the form of technical theses, information brochures, contracted in-depth studies, or contact with relevant authorities in specific fields. </li></ul><ul><li>GEDA can assist with work permit applications </li></ul><ul><li>Once a project has been approved and it is established that local personnel cannot be used in key positions and that international personnel are therefore required, GEDA can assist in applying for the necessary work permits. </li></ul><ul><li>GEDA helps in finding appropriate sites/properties for projects </li></ul><ul><li>GEDA has a good knowledge of the property market in Gauteng, and can assist in finding the most appropriate and suitable locations for investors. </li></ul><ul><li>GEDA can assist with incentive applications </li></ul><ul><li>There is a wide array of incentives available to investors from the Department of Trade and Industry, municipalities and other institutions. GEDA can assist in identifying the most appropriate incentives and in completing the necessary applications for projects that qualify. </li></ul>
  14. 14. GEDA’s Offerings <ul><li>GEDA can help get a pilot operation going </li></ul><ul><li>GEDA offers the investor the opportunity to set up a pilot operation with in-house facilities such as telephones, faxes etc until such time as the company is ready to move out into the industry in which they operate. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>GEDA offers an Export development programme </li></ul><ul><li>Geda assist companies to be export ready by capacitating the companies to supply high quality products that comply with set international standards; host export ready companies on both international and domestic exhibitions and trade shows; Host your products on our internet enabled (Export Portal) marketing tool (free of charge) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Geda also assist in Policy advocacy and lobbying </li></ul><ul><li>Working with both investors and regulatory authorities to remove obstacles to investment and ensure that strategic development projects are delivered in the quickest possible times; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  15. 15. Concluding Comments <ul><li>Looking Forward to Having You as our Strategic Partners in Building a vibrant and Smart Province in delivering a Better Life for All. </li></ul><ul><li>Thank You. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Contact Details <ul><li>Web address: </li></ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: Mudunwazi Baloyi </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General Manager: Investments, Trade & Projects </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gauteng Economic Development Agency </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tel:+27 11 833 8750 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>