The province of KwaZulu-Natal and especially Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone, have not been immune to the economic effects of the pandemic and the resultant precautionary measures introduced back in March of this year.
It has been inspiring to see the strength and resilience of the business community operating here at Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone. The determination that you have displayed during this pandemic has been truly remarkable!
Whilst the impact of the pandemic is not over yet – and won’t be for some time to come – the collective support exhibited and the empathy for those battling more than others has been quite astounding.
Dube TradePort Corporation places great value on each of our tenants, clients and stakeholders located here and those having interaction with businesses in the precinct.
Indeed, we were most gratified to have been in a position to acknowledge, recognise and reward you as our tenants, clients and stakeholders whose actions, longevity and business activities this year have further assisted in making Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone the success it has become. These are enterprises that, in the face of one of the most trying times in South Africa’s economic history, have shown extreme tenacity.
I wish to take this opportunity to congratulate all our 2019-2020 award winners, salute each one of our tenants, clients and stakeholders and thank you personally for your lasting contribution to Dube TradePort and to the broader economic development of KwaZulu-Natal.
I would, accordingly, invite you to watch our new video story, to be found on the YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4zbs7lEsKU
Rest assured, Dube TradePort Corporation greatly appreciates the sacrifices you have made and the commitment you have shown towards implementing measures to protect and sustain your staff and business enterprises here.
Now is not the time to waiver…we will overcome this pandemic together. As Dube TradePort, we are committed to walking this journey with you by providing the necessary support in order for your business to be sustainable and competitive particularly during this time. It is through the strength and resilience of your businesses that Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone will be able realise the goal of being the catalyst for economic growth for this province.
Mr Hamish Erskine
CEO: Dube TradePort Corporation