CLOTHING &
TEXTILE SECTOR

The past three decades have witnessed a significant

upgrade and modernisation of the textile, clothing

and footwear industry in South Africa, transforming

the sector's efficiency and improving its international

competitiveness.

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DUBE TRADEPORT SPACIAL ECONOMIC ZONE INCENTIVES

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CORPORATE TAX

Preferential 15% Corporate Tax for qualifying entities.

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BUILDING ALLOWANCE

10% per annum for qualifying buildings and fixed structures

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EMPLOYMENT

Incentives for low salary workers.

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CCA

Customs Controlled Area (CCA): Import duty rebates for production-related and exported products and VAT exemptions under specific conditions for supplies procured in South Africa.

DUBE TRADEPORT SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE CONNECTIVITY


King Shaka International Airport lies at the heart of Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone, affording direct access to domestic, regional and international markets.

Durban is currently connected to 30 destinations in 19 countries across the African continent through the Qatar Airways hub in Doha.

AVAILABLE PROPERTIES

SECOND FLOOR OFFICES
SECOND FLOOR OFFICES
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UNIT 20

EXPORT


South Africa is the world's largest mohair producer and the fifth largest producer of wool.

Strategies are in place to support the growth of clothing, textile, footwear and leather exports which complement the locally-focused Retail Clothing, Textile, Footwear (CTFL) and Leather Master Plan, so adding scale to local demand, accelerate growth in value-chains where local CTFL has a competitive advantage and leveraging opportunities for collaboration and competitiveness upgrading.

LOCAL INDUSTRY ECONOMIC INDICATORS

South Africa boasts a range of encouraging local industry economic indicators. The implementation of the Retail - Clothing Textile Footwear Leather Master Plan 2030 aims to achieve the following:

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LOCAL
MANUFACTURES

Increasing their share of retailer supply from 44.7% (2016) to 65% by 2030.

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RETAILS
SALES

increasing from R165 billion to R250 billion (in consistent 2016 Rand)

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RETAILS
PURCHASE

increasing from R165 billion to R250 billion (in consistent 2016 Rand)

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CLOTHING, TEXTILE,
FOOTWEAR, LEATHER IMPORT

imports stabilising at some R40 billion

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EMPLOYMENT

Increase by at least 121 016 to 333 162, with 73 549 of such employment opportunities being generated in the manufacturing component of the value chain, with the balance of 47 467 jobs emanating from retail.

WORKFORCE


The clothing and textile sector enjoys the competitive advantages of highly competitive local labour costs, coupled with the ready availability of natural fibre raw materials.

 

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COTTON

In the 2018/19 production year, South Africa produced 51 000

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LEATHER

South Africa has the raw materials necessary for the production.

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VEGETABLE FIBRES

South Africa is also successfully growing

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WOOL & MOHAIR

South Africa is the world's largest mohair producer and the fifth largest producer of wool.

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