Gauteng’s five economic development corridors

The vision for the Gauteng we want in 2030 will be implemented along five development corridors that have distinct industries and different comparative advantages. Each of the five corridors has distinct industries and comparative advantages. The Gauteng City Region is using land owned by government to earmark the locations of specific sectors and industries in the development corridors of our province as follows: 

  • Northern Corridor, The Capital of the Republic and the Hub of The Automotive Industry Manufacturing, Innovation, R&D, Aerospace and Defence Industries. 
  • Central Corridor, Johannesburg is Africa’s Financial and Technological Nerve Centre and Pre-eminent Hub for Innovation, Research And Development. 
  • Western Corridor, which is anchored around mining to include tourism, agri-business and agro-processing. 
  • Southern Corridor, which represents the Sedibeng district and the Vaal Triangle, government’s goal is to shift the economy away from its overreliance on the steel industry and diversify to include tourism, entertainment, agroprocessing and logistics.
  • Eastern Corridor, Ekurhuleni and OR Tambo International Airport hub into Africa’s largest Aerotropolis with advanced manufacturing and agro-processing capabilities as well as globally competitive logistics capacity. 
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