REFLECTING on 2016, South African economists predicted that this year would be a tough one for business. In fact, some economists predicted that this could be the toughest year in decades for the country thus forcing businesses around the country to tighten their belts.
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Our offices will be closed from Friday, 23rd December 2016 at 12h00 and will reopen on Tuesday, 3rd January 2017 at 08h00.
A Finnish and Estonian delegation visited the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber today [6 December] and were excited about the business opportunities and synergies that exist between the Eastern European countries and the city.
It was the first time in seven years that delegates from these two countries had visited the Business Chamber, and today’s meeting follows the Finnish ambassador Kari Alanko’s attendance of the NMMU’s Investing in Blue Symposium hosted in Port Elizabeth in September this year.
The offices of the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber will close at 11:00 on Friday, 9th December 2016 for our staff year end closing function.
Normal office hours will resume on Monday, 12th December 2016 at 08:00.
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BUSINESS, labour and government pulling together; this alliance is crucial for growing South Africa as a country.
FOLLOWING the local government elections, the big political questions are: What next for South Africa? What impact will politics continue to have on business and the economy?
Justice Malala, well-known political commentator and author of We Have Now Begun Our Descent, will cut through the political noise and focus on the issues that really matter for South Africa and its future when he addresses the Nelson Mandela Bay business community on Thursday, November 10.
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber welcomes the waterfront development plans - tabled at the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s economic development, tourism and agriculture portfolio committee last week (25 October) – in particular the marina element of the development to include retail and leisure activities for the Port of Port Elizabeth.
THE Business community has welcomed a decision by the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality to implement hefty charges against contractors who damage municipal cables in the city.
THE Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber welcomes the recent announcement by the Department of Energy (DOE) that the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) has been selected as one of two locations for the first phase of government’s Liquefied Natural Gas Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (LNG IPPPP).
We acknowledge the #FeesMustFall student movement’s right to protest. We agree that there are fundamental challenges in the tertiary education system in South Africa, which needs to be considered seriously and addressed by the institutions as well...
- Reflecting on 2016
- Festive Season Closure
- Finnish and Estonian delegation excited about maritime and manufacturing opportunities in Nelson Mandela Bay
- Early Office Closure: Friday, 9 December 2016
- Collaboration is the key to growth in South Africa
- Malala to tackle the difficult questions in Nelson Mandela Bay
- More delays for Waterfront development unacceptable
- STRATEGIC WIN: Organised business welcomes hefty charges for damaged municipal cables
- Nelson Mandela Bay taking the lead in securing a diverse energy mix for the country
- Student protest at Business Chamber