Government of Angola plans to focus on hubs to develop industry

10 April 2015

Companies interested in buying areas in the Industrial Development Hub of Porto Amboim, in Angola’s Kwanza Sul province, can register immediately, coordinator Rui Miguel said Thursday in Porto Amboim.

The coordinator, who gave a presentation about the industrial development hub to future investors, said conditions were being created for the people concerned to buy up spaces and invest in the project.

He said the hub would be built on over 1,000 hectares and located on national highway number 100, between Porto Amboim and the River Longa.

The Porto Amboim Industrial Development Hub is the first of its kind in Kwanza Sul province.

On Friday, the Minister of Industry, Bernarda Gonçalves Martins, will lead the ceremony to lay the first stone of the Caala Industrial Development Hub, in Huambo province.

This hub will occupy an area of ​​1,129 hectares and is part of a total of 20 hubs that are being built in the country to promote industrial development and competitiveness.

The Ministry of Industry has so far received 50 applications for this development hub, with the promoters of 17 of them expressing interest in starting their projects immediately. (macauhub/AO)