Ten new factories are due to be inaugurated Thursday and Friday at the Catumbela development hub in Angola’s Benguela province, in line with the schedule of inaugurations approved by the Angolan government for 2012, Angolan news agency Angop reported.
According to a statement from the Ministry for Geology, Mining, and Industry, the factories include units to produce disposable diapers, emulsions and putties, sheeting, metal structures, spare parts, panels, steel tubing, agricultural equipment, and two food processing units.
On 21 May, also as part of the schedule of inauguration, the Minister for Geology, Mining and Industry, Joaquim David, also opened six factories in the Luanda-Bengo Special economic Zone (ZEE).
The latest six units opened at the Luanda-Bengo ZEE costing US$78 million are part of the growth policy of Sonangol Investimentos Industriais, a subsidiary of state oil group Sonangol. (macauhub)