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The Business Chamber is a non-profit business association, representative of a broad spectrum of businesses in Nelson Mandela Bay. It is the largest business association in the Eastern Cape with a membership of approximately 800 businesses. The Chamber is fully representative of the demographics of the business sector. It is leading business transformation by example, in its staff, Board and membership equity spread.

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MBDA’s bold plan for heart of Port Elizabeth CBD

The Mandela Bay Development Agency has unveiled a bold new plan for the heart of the Port Elizabeth CBD that includes the purchase of the Old Post Office that will be used to create a new council chamber.


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Economic Indicators


First Quarter2014

0.6% qq Down

June 2014

6.8% Up

June 2014

8.1% Up
Export UVI

April 2014

6.5% Up
Import UVI

April 2014

20.8% Up
New Vehicle Sales

June 2014

1.4% Up
Unemployment (EC)

First Quarter2014

1.6% qq Up

Mid-year 2013

12.5% Up


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