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Overview:

Taiz today is the largest industrial base in Yemen. It is located in the Yemeni Highlands, and it is near the famous Port of Mocha on the Red Sea, at the centre of the coffee growing region and where cotton, leather and jewelry are also produced. Also, the sufficient rainfall in the surrounding areas also provides for agricultural production for vegetables and other cultivations. Lying at an elevation of about 1,400 metres above sea level, Taiz has a dramatic mountainous setting and has a population of over 2 million inhabitants. There are also many roads connecting Taiz to the rest of the country including to Sanaa, the capital, and the Red Sea Port of Hodeidah. The city is also served by an International Airport.


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Top Industrial Projects in Taiz:

Name Owner Company Investment (USD)
Plant for Packaging of Dairy Products and Juices  Al-Ban Co. for Foods 97 million
Box Making and Screws Manufacturing National Co. for Sponges & Plastics 94 million
Plant for Production & Packaging of Bread Products Yemeni Co for Limited Industry & Trade 54 million
Soaps & Detergent Manufacturing Yemen Co. for Soap Production 25 million
Total: $ 270   million

Location and Advantages:

Taiz lies 129 km/80 mi northwest of Aden, Yemen's economic and commercial capital, and whose port is  adjacent to one of the world's most active shipping lines that crisscross the Red Sea moving goods between Europe, Africa and Asia. Moreover, due to its importance as a industrial and agricultural hub, Taiz is connected to Yemen’s modern road network for easy access to major cities and towns, including those reaching Saudi Arabia.

The city has several key advantages for investors to consider:

  • Situated near Aden, Al-Hodeidah and Mocha, Taiz’s industrial production areas have close proximity to major ports for shipment of goods for export via commercial sea traffic traveling to and from the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia.
  • Taiz hosts some of the largest and most successful companies in Yemen, including from the HSA Group.
  • Taiz is the most populous governorate with a high and growing demand for commercial goods.
  • Arable and cultivable land surrounding in the governorate, is available for agro-industrial investment projects.
 
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