Incentives for capital expenditure

Industrial Development Zones (IDZs)


To provide industrial infrastructure linked to international sea- or airports for fixed direct investment into value-added and export-oriented manufacturing industries.


Parties interested in operating an IDZ may apply to the Minister for a permit.

Businesses operating in an IDZ derive a range of benefits.


VAT exemptions under special conditions for supplies procured in SA.

Duty suspensions on imports of certain production-related supplies, including assets used in export-focused production.

Dedicated SARS officials to provide customs and VAT support.

World-class industrial infrastructure linked to an international port of entry.

Implementing Agency

The Department of Trade & Industry


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Ms. Antoinette Baepi

Tel: +27 (12) 394 1226

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Website: Financial Assistance (Incentives)