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					We would like to take this opportunity and introduce our newly established unit within the Gauteng
Economic Development Agency called GEDALINK. As you may well be aware that GEDA is the official
economic, investment and trade promotion agency for Gauteng.

GEDA mission is to promote the economic growth and development policy of the Gauteng provincial
Government in areas of:
    Economic production
    Investment; and
    Trade

The Gauteng strategy is designed to create opportunities for domestic and foreign investment and an
enabling environment that encourages free enterprise.

We would like to request your cooperation in the identification of existing/new opportunities to the
Province. GEDA provides hands on facilitation and professional project management at no cost, which
means the difference between success and failure.

We are listing all the services offered by our office and we hope that it will assist you in making a
decision in identifying qualified opportunities. You are also welcome to visit our website at
www.geda.co.za




                          LIST OF SERVICES OFFERED BY GEDA
       PROJECT FACILITATION

       The GEDA team will assist the company in setting-up a first contact, chairing initial meetings,
       arranging subsequent meetings, organising initial secretarial services, networking and creating
       an environment in which partners can reach a common understanding.

       IMPLEMENTATION AND OPERATION OF THE PROJECT

       Assist to identify local and international consultants or institutions that can assist in business
       development, finance, land acquisitions etc.

       SOURCING OF LOCAL OR INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT/TRADE PARTNERS

       Assist in identifying local or international partners suitable to the project requirements, as per
       project proposal and requests.

       SOURCING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

       Assist in sourcing funding for the project locally or internationally, once the project has been
       approved by GEDA and all the necessary feasibility/marketing research has been completed.

       SOURCING OF INFORMATION

       Assist in finding crucial information relevant to the business. This can take the form of
       technical theses, information brochures, contracted in-depth studies or contact with
       authorities in specific fields.

       ASSISTING WITH WORK PERMIT APPLICATIONS



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        GEDA team will assist, once your project has been approved and established, with the relevant
        application \ s forms for work permits. (This applies only to the relevant projects and where
        international personnel are required to set-up an operation that cannot be implemented by local
        staff).

        SOURCING OF SITES

        We also provide assistance in finding suitable location for the business in Gauteng.

        ASSISTING WITH INCENTIVE APPLICATIONS

        Should the project qualify, we also assist in obtaining the necessary and relevant incentives
        offered by the Department of Trade and Industry, municipalities and institutions.

        NETWORKING

        Extensive networking opportunities with local and international industry.

        PACKAGED PROJECTS

        The GEDA team offers the opportunity to become involved in strategic projects that have
        been identified by the Provincial Government and the Private sector. In most cases these are
        green-field projects offering excellent returns in long-term.
        VIDEO CONFERENCING

        GEDA offers international video conferencing facilities.

        HOSTING OF INWARD MISSION

        GEDA hosts two focused outward missions yearly.

        The targeted sectors for 2005 are:

              Information Technology and Telecommunications
              Automotive component and parts
              Financial sector
              International call centers
              Business Tourism
              Biotechnology
              Steel related industries
              Pharmaceuticals
              Food and Agri-processing
              Beer and Malt
              Film and Television
              Chemical Waste


For further information please do not hesitate to contact GEDALINK on the contact details given
below.



    Mr Nitesh Dullabh                                  Mr Sipho Shoyisa
    Senior Project Manger :GEDA LINK                   Project Manager

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+27 11 833-8750                          +27 83 287 1181 +27 11 833-8750
Nitesh@geda.co.za                          Email: sipho@geda.co.za

Ms Lebogang Senne
Project Manager
+27 11 833 8750 Email: lebo@geda.co.za




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