Free State Development Corporation

Economic Development Services

The Free State Development Corporation (FDC) is the official agency responsible for driving economic development in the Free State. The agency focuses on four key activities in order to achieve growth and development:

Investment & Export Promotion

FDC attracts foreign and local direct investments to the Free State province.

Property Portfolio Management

FDC offers enterprises suitable premises at affordable rates through its diverse property portfolio.

SMME Development Services

FDC aims to develop sustainable businesses that create jobs, promote black economic empowerment and increase economic participation of previously disadvantaged individuals.

FDC Head Office

33 Kellner Street

Tel: 051 4000 800
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Fast Facts

  • Capital: Bloemfontein
  • Languages: 64.4% Sesotho
    Languages: 11.9% Afrikaans, 9.1% isiXhosa
  • Population density: 23 people per km²
  • Area 129, 480 km²
  • Share of total SA area 10.6%

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