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SEZ Workshops

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) has been involved in the review of the Industrial Development Zones (IDZ) Programme and the development of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Policy for the past few years.

The SEZ Bill & Policy have almost reached the final stages of approval and are due for public hearings/participation and comments. The SEZ Bill and Policy have been gazetted (Government Gazette No. 34968, Notice No. 45 of 2012), and can be obtained on the dti website ( Comments on both documents can be sent to

the dti therefore cordially invites you to the Provincial Public Participation Workshops to be held as follows:

6 Feb 2012Gauteng – Pretoria – National departments and agencies24 Feb 2012Northern Cape – Kimberley
14 Feb 2012KwaZulu-Natal - Durban28 Feb 2012North West – Mafikeng
15 Feb 2012Mpumalanga – Nelspruit1 Mar 2012Limpopo- Polokwane
17 Feb 2012Eastern Cape – East London5 Mar 2012Gauteng – Pretoria - Organised labour
21 Feb 2012Western Cape – Cape Town6 Mar 2012Gauteng– Pretoria – Organised business
23 Feb 2012Free State – Bloemfontein8 Mar 2012Gauteng– Pretoria

The workshops will take place from 09:00 till 13:30 on the scheduled dates above, and the exact venues in the cities will be advised in due course.

RSVP to confirm participation and attendance at the Public Participation Workshops, kindly contact the following people on or before 9 February 2012:
Lineo Feketha
Tel: 012 394 1979

Lerato Mosidi
Tel: 012 394 1447

Brian Koma
Tel: 012 394 3457

For more information go to: Sez Workshop invitation

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