Government confirms chemicals farm

2008-05-13 00:00

Economic Development and Finance MEC Dr Zweli Mkhize has confirmed that the province is seeking to establish a major chemicals farm in the Durban region for processing and storage.

"Although we have a very sophisticated liquid fuels sector, we need to diversify by increasing investment and beneficiation in other sub-sectors such as plastic products, primary polymers and rubbers. Plastpack Africa 2008 comes at a most opportune time, as it will provide a window for investors and role-players in the plastics and rubber industries, to see firsthand the enormous potential and opportunities available in KwaZulu-Natal," said Mkhize.

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