Heineken Seeks to Bolster Global Brand Portfolio
Building on its experience in turning Heineken into a global brand, the company is now trying to do the same with drinks such as Desperados, a tequila-flavored beer, and Affligem, a Belgian abbey beer. It is also using Radler, a mix of lemonade and beer, to give existing local brands a boost and tap a new audience.» More information
Heijmans and the Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management reached financial close for the widening and maintenance of the A12 Veenendaal - Ede - Grijsoord on 25 September. The DBFM (Design Build Finance Maintain) contract comprises the widening of the A12 between Ede and Grijsoord from 2 x 2 to 2 x 3 lanes and the maintenance of the stretch Veenendaal - Ede - Grijsoord for a period of 16 years after making available.» More information
Berenschot and Mazars open JV office in South Africa
Accounting firm Mazars and Dutch management consulting firm Berenschot will open a joint venture (JV) office in South Africa next week. The new office – called 'Mazars Berenschot South Africa’ – will deliver management consulting services to public and private organisations in the region.» More information
DTI announce Export Opportunities
The department of Trade and Industry will be taking part in various exhibitions at the mining Indaba, Cape Town, from 2 - 5 February 2015. The DTI invites manufacturers and registered exporters to take part in this International trade show.» More information
On the cusp of a boom!» More information
June 2014 — Set to open on June 23rd, 2014, Suitsupply, the brand ranked “number #1 Suit” in a blind test conducted by the Wall Street Journal and the New York Fashion Institute, introduces the Suitsupply Mansion concept to Johannesburg.» More information
Economic Mission to South Africa
From Monday 07 till Friday 11 July 2014, on behalf of RVO and Netherlands Embassy in Pretoria SANEC will facilitate the transport & logistics component of the upcoming Economic Mission to South Africa with the Dutch Minister Ploumen .
Companies in the field of Infrastructure, Transport, Logistics, Water, Energy, Urban Development are invited to join this mission.
Opening of the Gauteng Investment Centre
The Gauteng Investment Centre (GIC) was officially launched in Johannesburg yesterday with the intention to make it easier for investors to do business in the province. The centre, which will be based in Sandton was launched by Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane together with the MEC of Economic Development, Mxolisi Xayiya.» More information
The Private Sector Investment Programme (PSI) encourages companies to invest in a long-term relationship with their local partner in o.a. Southern African countries. The last PSI call ever is now open and will close 10 March 2014.
PSI stimulates innovative pilot investments, with the ultimate goal of strengthening the local economy of the recipient country. At the picture you see a training of local farmers in SA (a social project within the scope of PSI).
If you are planning a joint investment with a Southern African company, continue reading!
SANEC and the Limpopo Economic Development Agency (LEDA) sign Representation Agreement
Johannesburg, 4 December – The Southern African Netherlands Chamber of Commerce (SANEC) and the Limpopo Economic Development Agency (LEDA) have signed an agreement in which SANEC is appointed to represent the agency in both South Africa and the Netherlands. The new agreement addresses a variety of activities that promote Limpopo, provide access to the Netherlands, and attract Dutch investors to the Limpopo province.» More information
Namibia strategic gateway location
Last week the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry from Namibia, Honerable Tjekero Tweya, visited the SANEC office in The Hague. The Namibian Ministry of Trade and Industry is committed to stimulating economic growth and employment and to establish Namibia as a gateway location in the Southern African Region.» More information