Why invest in Gauteng?





The Gauteng City Region – which comprises of Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni and Tshwane.

It remains South Africa’s largest and most globally significant metropolitan economy,

rivalling global peers when it comes to foreign direct investment and entrepreneurial activity.

Gauteng offers a unique combination of highly developed first world economic infrastructure with a vibrant emerging market economy.

Confirming its position as the Gateway to Africa, there are numerous reasons to invest in Gauteng.


Gauteng offers an investor-friendly environment with access to African market.

Gauteng offers an investor-friendly environment with clear and consistent economic policies in line with national policies and institutions protecting the rights of investors.

Gauteng is the manufacturing hub of South Africa.

Global corporates enjoy the benefits of doing business in the province, which has a growing and supportive ecosystem for innovation. We are the location of choice for many multinationals.

The Gauteng City Regions have been divided into five designated areas of development;


The City of Johannesburg 


The corridor’s key sectors are information communication technology, pharmaceuticals, retail and services.

It is known as the financial hub of the province.

The City of Tshwane

This is the administrative capital and has become a key driver of knowledge, innovation and the automotive industry development. The corridor is linked to Rustenburg and Waterberg which are producers of platinum and coal.



East Rand District

The City of Ekurhuleni


This corridor is the manufacturing hub comprised of a logistics and transportation network. It has dominance in the airspace and defence industries whose industrial footprints extend to Witbank and Secunda.

It prides itself with the Aerotropolis Special Economic Zone as well as the Industrial Development Zone which supports logistics, manufacturing and beneficiation.

The West Rand District

Home to the Cradle of Humankind, the corridor’s new economy focuses on agribusiness, agro-processing and the green economy.

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The Sedibeng District


The economy of this corridor is largely driven by the steel industry and the associated manufacturing as well as the energy industries.

The new economy is anchored on steel, the Vaal River, tourism and agriculture.