PORT CITY BY EXCELLENCE
The city of Beira is located in Mozambique, a country that has been highlighted for having one of the fastest growing economies in the continent in the last two and a half decades and has been surpassing the regional and global growth averages, with rich oil and gas reserves that are attracting significant investments from all over the world, being named “Terra de Boa Gente” (The land of good people) and famous for its beaches linked to the Indian Ocean and its fertile lands that enhance local agriculture.
The city of Beira is strategically located in the center of Mozambique, which allows it to have a good connection with other provinces of the country and to have a logistical corridor that positions itself as “THE SHORTEST, FASTEST AND SAFEST ROUTE TO THE HINTERLAND”.
Naturally, the city of Beira is a Port city par excellence, as it has a port that offers several advantages from the point of view of operating costs to its main stakeholders, standing out for its connections with the hinterland and for having good maritime connections with Asia, Middle East and India.
The park is strategically located in the center of the country, directly connected to the Hinterland, either by road or rail, namely Zimbabwe (504km), Malawi (812km), Zambia (1370km), the Democratic Republic of Congo – DRC (1600km) and international trade routes by sea being supported by international shipping lines (MSC, MAERSK, CMA CGM, OCEAN AFRICA, PIL) with direct connections to Asia, the Middle East and India.
Distances to the Hinterland in Km
|PORTS||Harare ZIMBABWE||Bulamayo ZIMBABWE||Lusaka ZAMBIA||Kitwe ZAMBIA||Lubumbashi DRC||Blantyre MALAWI||Lilongwe MALAWI|
|Dar Es Salam||2,634||3,028||1,985||1,951||2,290||2,031||1,667|
>> FOOD PROCESSING
>> TEXTILE AND FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY
>> COAL, LIMESTONE AND CLINIC
>> METALLURGICAL AND STEEL CASTING
>> WOOD PROCESSING
>> PAPER INDUSTRY
>> CHEMICAL INDUSTRY, RUBBER AND PLASTICS
>> FURNITURE PRODUCTION
Potential to become an industrial and logistical HUB with the possibility of EEZ or IFZ status that benefited companies based in the Munhava Industrial & Logistics Park in different ways.
- 50% reduction from 4th to 10th;
- 25% reduction for the 11th to 15th fiscal year;
- Exemption from import duties and VAT on construction materials, machinery, equipment, accompanying spare parts and other goods used to carry out the licensed EEZ or IFZ activity.
- Exemption from customs duties on imports of construction materials, machinery, equipment, accessories, spare parts and other goods essential to the exercise of the licensed activity.
- Imports of goods are also exempt from customs duties and other customs duties. Such goods may also be exempt from inspections
- Transfers of goods and services to companies within the EEZ / IFZ regime are also exempt from VAT
- The departure of goods to foreign markets will not be subject to tariffs and customs duties, if exported directly in accordance with customs transit regulations.
- Industrial waste destined to be treated as waste by municipal authorities can leave the EEZ or IFZ without legal red tape.
- Tolerant legal structures applicable to its operations, responsibilities and public inspections.
Relevant projects along the Beira Logistic Corridor
CPMZ and the Government of Zimbabwe have pledged to achieve the common strategic objective of ensuring that the pipeline between Beira and Harare is the preferred carrier of refined petroleum products inland from Southern Africa (Zambia, Malawi and Katanga in the DRC), making Harare the distribution center that will serve this market.
To achieve this objective, CPMZ developed an ambitious two-phase expansion project with the aim of gradually increasing the processing capacity. The project allows the ability to keep up with the expected growth in demand, not only from Zimbabwe, but also from the interior countries.
Source: Club Of Mozambique
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Recently the fishing port of Beira had an investment to improve its operations which consisted of:
- Mooring extension;
- Increase in cold room capacity;
- Installation of an ice factory;
- Processing Room;
- Handling capacity.
In order to increase the handling and processing capacity of the fish in the region and to increase the potential for exporting and importing seafood, the port has infrastructures and services that meet the needs of stakeholders in this sector.
Click here for more details on the Beira Fishing Port.
Agricultural land along the corridor has proven agricultural potential for a variety of crops for domestic consumption and exports. The existence of good water resources along the corridor enhances local agriculture, which creates a great opening for the installation of processing plants of different types. Agricultural products that benefited from access to raw materials available in the Beira Corridor.
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The Port of Beira has 12 quays, whose depths vary between eight and ten meters deep, in the 80/90 decades, the Beira Corridor benefited from 76 projects financed by international cooperation, in a global amount of 500 million US dollars for dredging of the channel, the construction of modern container and oil terminals, as well as the Beira-Machipanda rail link.
The port of Beira today has terminals for: general cargo, containers, grains and cereals, coal and oil.
Our Portfolio Projects
In order to boost the economic development of the city of Beira following the principles of sustainable city development, the Municipal Council of Beira and the Netherlands Embassy have come together to transform Beira into a Port city par excellence and build the largest green area in the country. In this context there are two major projects underway which are: Parque Industrial & Logístico and Parque Residencial & Comercial.
The Industrial & Logistic Park has more than 900 hectares next to the Port of Beira, offers favorable conditions for the implementation of production and logistics units in a dedicated area, with privileged access to the Southern African market (350 million inhabitants) by sea , road and rail. With the main vision being “BECOMING A REFERENCE LOGISTIC HUB FOR HINTERLAND COUNTRIES AND OPTIMIZING PORT OPERATIONS” for this, a new access road to the port is being created and a pilot area already exists with the conditions implemented for investment in industrial services and logistics such as: Factories, Warehouses, Processing Industries, Manufacturing Industry, Transport & Logistics, and the like …
SDUBeira aims to obtain the status of ZEE / ZFE in order to make the business environment more flexible and for future companies / factories to set up in the park to take advantage of existing ZFE / ZEE laws.
The Residential and Commercial Park, with more than 400 hectares, can find business opportunities in the area of real estate development in the MARAZA area, close to the Beira International Airport and the city center where around 15 hectares are being prepared for basic infrastructure for the It is made. This park was designed with the main vision of “RESPONDING TO ACCESSIBLE HOUSING NEEDS IN THE CITY OF BEIRA BEIRA”, but it also extends beyond housing, and includes market response solutions encouraging the construction of Shopping Centers, Hotels, Re-creation, Public Equipment and others … Always looking for the urban balance that appears in the CMB Master Plan.
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Entidades de suporte ao estrangeiro
APIEX (Agency for the Promotion of Investment and Exports) – is a Government institution, with administrative, financial and patrimonial autonomy, supervised by the Minister who oversees the Industry and Trade area, created through Decree No. 60/2016, of 12 from December.
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Balcão de Atendimento Único – is a concentrated Unit providing services to the Public, institutionalized by Decree No. 14/2007 of 30 May. Bau will support you in:
- Licensing Services in the Industrial, Commercial and Simplified areas;
- Registry and Notary Services;
- Complementary Services to Licensing.
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