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The Eastern Cape’s contribution to South Africa is undeniable, considering that it has given so much to the country in terms of growing the economy. This proud province’s portfolio reads the heart of the South African motor industry, being the first and most significant manufacturer of automotive in the country.

The economies of its two cities Port Elizabeth (AKA Windy City or Friendly City) and East London is built on manufacturing, as well as other important sectors like tourism, timber processing, renewable resources, pharmaceuticals, green industries, forestry and capital goods.  As a result of this, agriculture is another one of the key sectors in Eastern Cape, due to its potential for forestry, and because of its large acres of fertile land and ability to have moderate climate and coastal areas that collect healthy summer rain.

When it comes to creating employment, Eastern Cape’s Port Elizabeth also contributes immensely, being the home to some of the most notable and innovative industries/recruiters in South Africa. It also has a variety of industries ranging from the sea, automotive, metal, engineering, pharmaceuticals, leather, textile and clothing, electronics and information sectors, auto-plastic. 

PE houses some of the heavyweights of recruitment in some of the most sought after jobs like- one of the major commercial seaports situated in PE, establishing a very large industrial sector which brings it with endless recruitment opportunities, the Volkswagen factory and Good Year plant that creates jobs and supports the local community; Automotive sector, and Coega Industrial Development Zone; Metal and Engineering sectors. 

In terms of employment, Eastern Cape is not left out from the list of the bests. Ranking amongst the best-paying provinces with the most jobs to offer, it is undoubtedly one of the best places to work in South Africa. It is packed with opportunities and sectors that are always looking to recruit professionals that will join them to expand their company, so go ahead and start searching for jobs already.

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