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SEZs remain attractive, but embracing broader scope as energy, technology change economy 

By: Schalk Burger     15th September 2021 The 12 special economic zones (SEZs) in South Africa remain relatively attractive destinations owing to the financial and non-financial incentives and support services they offer to specific industrial segments. However, they are also developing additional services and offerings to meet demand... 

Webinar: A guide to investment grants and incentives for SA businesses

15th September 2021 Cova Advisory's Duane Newman and Fungai Blake present an overview of SA's Investment Grants and Incentives, for businesses with comments and analysis on the current offerings. Click here to access the Webinar. 

Cova Advisory is to brief JCCI members on government grants and incentives

9th September 2021 Cova Advisory will give an on-line briefing to JCCI members on government investment grants and incentives.It will be held at 10 am on the 14th of September. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 

Cova to sponsor and take part in the SAIT tax indaba

9th September 2021 Cova Advisory will be a sponsor of the 2021 SAIT Tax Indaba on the 20th/22nd of September. Associate Director Caroline Rheeder will be participating, speaking on trade matters. About the Tax Indaba: 

Cova is sponsoring the Manufacturing Circle Electricity Forum

9th September 2021 Cova Advisory is to sponsor and will participate in the Manufacturing Circle's Electricity forum on the 28th and 30th of September 2021.   

Cova Advisory is to participate in and sponsor the 2021 SAEEC Conference

9th September 2021 MOVING ON: RESILIENCE WITH ENERGY EFFICIENCY The 16th annual SAEEC Conference 3-5 November 2021 will be a virtual event and is looking forward to your participation. The theme for the 2021 Conference is: 

The Manufacturing Circle and the IDC partner in launching ‘The Electricity Forum – Manufacturing Our Future’ 

7th September 2021 South African manufacturing industry and the Industrial Development Corporation, have launched a first-of-its-kind initiative to boost manufacturing by catalysing the initiatives required to tackle the country’s crippling electricity constraints.  An inaugural Electricity Forum, on 28 and 30... 

Bilateral DFFE on Carbon Budget Methodologies 6 August 2021

24th August 2021 Carbon Budgets are currently still a voluntary process where companies still have the choice to participate in this process. If they do participate they receive a carbon budget allowance to reduce their carbon tax liability. However from 1 January 2023, carbon budgets will become mandatory and... 

New grant launched for businesses impacted by the recent unrest

24th August 2021 The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) has launched a new incentive programme, the Critical Infrastructure Reconstruction Programme (CIRP), to support enterprises that were affected by the unrest and looting in Gauteng and Kwa-Zulu Natal in July. It is a cost-sharing grant of... 

Cova unlocks the Government’s incentives toolbox for SA’s component makers

24th August 2021 by Dylan Jessup The automotive industry is very well aware of the benefits which have been on offer through the Automotive Production and Development Programme (APDP) and now through its successor, the Automotive Production and Development Programme Phase 2 (APDP2) and the Automotive Investment... 

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