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Reflecting on 2016


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.

Finnish and Estonian delegation excited about maritime and manufacturing opportunities in Nelson Mandela Bay


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.

Malala to tackle the difficult questions in Nelson Mandela Bay


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.

More delays for Waterfront development unacceptable


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.