Discover PIC – Pointe-Noire
The Plateformes Industrielles du Congo – Pointe Noire is a well-integrated industrial zone with world-class infrastructure services to provide a holistic business environment to manufacturing businesses. The Industrial Zone of Pointe Noire is set to become a hub for industrialization and a center for economic activities in the country. The economic development of the central African country has been under way for many years. The industrial zone is meant to further boost this development by transforming raw materials in the country and creating local jobs.
Why invest in PIC – Pointe-Noire
Strong economic growth
Pointe Noire is the economic hub of the Republic of Congo, as the city has experienced strong economic growth in recent years. This presents a favorable environment for investment, with the potential for good returns on investment.
Pointe Noire is home to a range of industries, including oil and gas, agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism. This diversity provides investors with a range of opportunities to explore and invest in different sectors.
Pointe Noire is located on the Atlantic coast, providing access to several major shipping routes and markets in Africa and beyond. This strategic location makes it an attractive destination for investment. It is also located just 10 km from the major deep-water seaport of Pointe-Noire via ocean and contains direct access to the national highway and rail network.
Commitment to environment sustainability
We ensure environmental integrity through sustainable operations and ecologically conscious strategies.
Outstanding infrastructural facilities with considerable domestic demand for goods
Dedicated power supply at subsidized rates, supply of water and internet, log yard, jetty for easy and direct port access, commercial and residential zones, and much more.
Assured supply of raw materials (timber)
Assured and consistent supply, with a variety of timber species available, as per your business requirements.
End-to-end logistics support
From raw material supply of timber, natural gas and metal ores – to exports of finished goods.
The administrative structure of PICP has been designed to support businesses operating within the zone and help them succeed. The administrative authority in PICP is the Agency of Planning, Promotion and Development (APPD) of Special Economic Zones, in charge of ensuring conformity with the laws and regulations of the Republic of Congo by the investors and units operating in the Zone.
From facilitating day to day business–related activities to providing access to a large workforce, PICP offers a comprehensive administrative solution to all businesses operating inside the zone.
- Single Window Clearance for all government-related work, obtaining permits and approvals
Our single window clearance can save businesses time and money by reducing the number of interactions they have with government agencies and eliminating the need to deal with multiple agencies separately. By dealing with a single point of contact, businesses can avoid the complexity and confusion of navigating multiple agencies and regulatory procedures.
The Plateformes Industrielles du Congo – Pointe Noire is a microcosm of one of the most developed infrastructure systems. Some of them are: