REPRESENTATIVES from the Trade and Economics Section of the Delegation of the European Union to South Africa and the European Investment Bank visited the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) recently to explore opportunities for further trade and investment collaboration.
The delegation set out to learn more about the work of the Coega SEZ, current investors, with a focus on European investors, and shared their priorities in South Africa with the Coega SEZ management.
“The European Union is impressed by the operations and opportunities for investors at Coega SEZ,” said Roberto Cecutti European Union Delegation to South Africa Head of Trade and Economics.
“Our visit focused primarily around understanding these operations and opportunities, noting the proximity to the Port and impressive infrastructure within the Zone. We look forward to exploring further areas of collaboration with Coega Development Corporation in the future, specifically around Green Hydrogen.”
The delegation was taken through Coega SEZ operations and its activities in the emerging sector of green hydrogen, followed by a tour of the SEZ including the Nelson Mandela Bay Logistics Park.