DCC Capital Infrastructure Financing29 November 2019
South Africa’s chemical industry is diverse; from fuel and plastics fabrication to polymers, pharmaceuticals, rubbers, water treatment and more. The chemicals value chain is a significant contributor to manufacturing output in the country, and investment in the sector is key to supporting chemicals manufacturing growth and strengthening the competitiveness of downstream industrial sectors.
The Durban Chemicals Cluster (DCC) is mandated to support capital investment and drive growth through its Investment and Growth Programme. Investment in, and growth of, the sector is not possible without effective financing solutions to support the development of new opportunities and the expansion of existing operations.
On the 29 November 2019 the DCC hosted expert speakers who highlighted various types of financing currently available to the chemicals sector. This was an opportunity to obtain up-to-date information on options available to firms and practical advice as to how to go about raising suitable finance for your capital infrastructure.
The agenda included: