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Investment Opportunities

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BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP

The Namibian Government and private sector are seeking partners in realising identified viable projects and business opportunities on a mutually beneficial basis.

Partnership Options:

  • Direct private investment
  • Financing
  • Joint venture
  • Public-private partnership

Why invest in Namibia?

  • Peace, stability and good governance
  • First world road, rail and air infrastructure
  • Excellent telecommunications network
  • Wide inter-continental market access
  • Liberal investment regime
  • Stable labour environment
  • Generous investment regimes
  • Fast, efficient and transparent bureaucracy
  • Low inflation
  • Stable foreign exchange reserves
  • Strategically located, low cost and efficient port
  • Young and trainable labour force
  • Good housing and recreational facilities

Potential areas for Business and Investment in Namibia:

Agriculture and Agro-industry

  • Investment opportunities exist in value-added local processing of livestock, ostrich farming, crop production and food processing.
  • Good prospects exist for extensive horticulture, such as grapes, olive oil, jojoba and cut flowers.
  • Cotton production and establishment of a cotton ginnery.

Mining and Energy

  • Extensive mineral deposits
  • Diamonds, uranium, gold, copper, lead, zinc and other base metals
  • Semi-precious stones and many types of dimension stones.
  • Value-addition encouraged
  • Manufacturing (jewelry)
  • Good prospects for oil and gas prospecting, exploration and processing.

Fisheries

  • Namibia has rich marine resources and fishing grounds:
  • Mariculture and aquaculture potential exist
  • Opportunities exist for fish processing and canning.

Tourism:

  • Spectacular scenery and wildlife
  • Excellent infrastructure, warm climate and friendly atmosphere
  • Opportunities in the development of up-market hotels, International conference centres, lodges, game parks, traveling and general hospitality industry

Opportunities abound in these areas as well:

  • Cutting and polishing of precious and semi-precious stones, marbles and granites
  • Leather products
  • Glass products
  • Manufacturing of pharmaceutical products
  • Down-stream processing of gas
  • Cement manufacturing
  • Steel manufacturing
  • Textiles and garments manufacturing
  • Household appliances
  • Electric and electronic components assembly
  • Manufacturing of automotive components
  • Construction and physical infrastructure development
  • IT (hard and software assembly/manufacturing)
  • Poultry and piggery
  • Cotton production and ginnery
  • Hotel and restaurants
  • Upmarket tourism development
  • Manufacturing of plastic products
  • Manufacturing of building materials
  • Furniture assembly