R1,5 Billion, Mara Smart Phone Manufacturing At Dube TradePort Special Zone, The Mara Phone investment is valued at R1,5 billion and brings on-stream South Africa's first fully-fledged smartphone manufacturing factory, located in Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone as part of the growing electronics cluster. ... Read more

Dube AgriLab offers solutions to food security Expert projections indicate that the global population will reach 9.1 billion people by 2045. The increasing population, coupled with growing awareness about global warming and the negative effect of climate change on the environment - including decreasing water supply and arable land - brings global food security into sharp focus. Increasingly, global attention is being turned to plant biotechnology to provide solutions to meet the world’s growing and ever-changing agricultural demands.... Read more

KwaZulu-Natal unveils Durban Aerotropolis A ground-breaking, 50-year Durban Aerotropolis Master Plan, designed to create an all-new and extensive urban environment around King Shaka International Airport, has been unveiled by the Provincial MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs. MEC, Ms Nomusa Dube-Ncube, made details of the Master Plan known at an event at Dube TradePort yesterday to mark the launch of an ultra-modern Durban Aerotropolis Visitor Centre, which features a scale model of the aerotropolis development.... Read more

Dube AgriZone’s Black-Owned Farm Reaps First Harvest McFair Holdings, a high-tech, undercover farming operation located at Dube AgriZone has just begun harvesting its first crop of commercial-quality green, yellow and red peppers. The 4-hectare greenhouse farming facility, which also grows tomatoes, is owned by KwaZulu-Natal-born husband and wife business partners, Knox and Lindiwe Nxumalo and began its farming operations within the Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone in May this year... 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.