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SEZs act to stimulate labour-absorbing sectors with significant growth potential. Image credit: Proudly South African

Special Economic Zones to lead post-pandemic economic recovery

South Africa’s special economic zones (SEZs) are vital to the country’s economic recovery in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic) Chief Director for SEZs and Industrial Parks, Thami Klassen. As one of the panellists at Proudly South African’s 2022 Buy Local Summit and Expo, he emphasised that SEZs were key to government’s localisation strategy aimed at stimulating demand for South African-made products, boosting small, medium, and micro enterprises (SMMEs), and revitalising the economy.Read More »Special Economic Zones to lead post-pandemic economic recovery