Botswana Development Corporation`s investment portfolio grows

source: Mmegi

WANETSHA MOSINYI
STAFF WRITER

In its quest to attain national economic diversification, the Botswana Development Corporation’s (BDC) investment portfolio on commercial and industrial development grew to P1.32 billion in 2007 from P1.2 billion in 2006.

Some of the latest projects under implementation in the current financial year include expansions of a tile manufacturing entity and a can manufacturing company, both located in Lobatse.

These investments are worth P108 million and P76 million respectively, BDC Managing Director Kenneth Matambo said this on Monday at a dinner the corporation hosted to bid farewell to outgoing President Festus Mogae.

The Corporation is also involved with some foreign investors in a float glass manufacturing business worth P539 million to be located in Palapye.

Raw materials for glass manufacture like silica sand, quartz, quartzite, limestone and soda ash are available in abundance in Botswana. The glass plant in Palapye has [continue reading]


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    Please advise names of engineers for the Float Glass project. we have technology that willl be of interest.

    Rand Technical Services – Pretoria

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