Welcome to RBIDZ

Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone

RBIDZ, a business entity of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial government, is a world-class, fully serviced industrial estate on the North-Eastern South African coast.

This prime industrial business and trade hub attracts export-orientated investment in what is one of the leading Special Economic Zones. Linked to the international deep-water port of Richard’s Bay and with prime rail and road access, this IDZ is indeed the portal to the world.

Investors receive committed support, service efficiency and state-of-the-art facilities.

It is a zone tailored for the manufacturing of goods and the production of services to boost beneficiation, investments, economic growth and the development of skills and employment.

Strategic investment sectors include amongst others; Renewable Energy, Agro-Processing and Metals Beneficiation. Qualifying entities benefit from Tax, VAT and duty free incentives.

Globally competitive and powered by the unstoppable spirit of Africa, RBIDZ is truly the foremost investment solution for IDZ-based industries.


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The RBIDZ has identified agro-processing as one of the priority sectors and is seeking investors to set up a plant for the agro-processing of perishable and non-perishable goods in KwaZulu-Natal.


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ICT and Techno-parks

The RBIDZ is seeking investors that through Techno Parks, will see upcoming generations of South Africans benefit from new ideas and technologies that may very well change the world.


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Metals Beneficiation

There is great opportunity for investors in the RBIDZ for metals beneficiation in the hub of Aluminium, Iron, Steel, Mineral Sands and Phosphate.


Get in touch with us

Toll-free tip-off line

South Africa Tol Free: 0800 003 333
Free Fax: 0800 00 77 88
Email: rbidz@tip-offs.com