Manufacturing and Northern Area Forum 11 Mar

Manufacturing and Northern Area Forum

Presentation 1: How manufacturers can set up at Dube TradePort by Mr Hamish Erskine, Chief Executive Officer Dube TradePort Corporation

About the Presentation: The manufacturing sector in this province is geared to export via ocean and air freight, with almost a third of South Africa's manufactured exports being produced in KwaZulu-Natal. Key manufacturing industries here include the automobile and component sector, pulp and paper products, chemicals and petrochemicals and food and beverages. Both the agricultural and mining sector, inclusive of titanium dioxide, zircon along with iron, steel and ferroalloys, are also regarded as being important. Presentation2: Carbon Tax Bill by James Ross, Associate at Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa. About the Presentation: The Carbon Tax Bill, is due to come into effect on 01 June 2019. Hence, the presentation will cover the basic operation of and requirements imposed by the Bill, and how this will evolve in relation to South Africa’s obligations under the Paris Agreement.

Venue: Norton Rose Fulbright Offices Pencarrow Park, La Lucia Ridge, 3 Pencarrow Crescent, Durban,

11 Mar