ECER Special Economic Zone
The ECER Special Economic Zone (ECER SEZ) of Greater Kuantan stretches from the district of Kertih, Terengganu in the north to the district of Pekan, Pahang in the south. ECER SEZ is being developed in line with the objective of achieving concentrated decentralization. It is envisioned to be the key engine of economic growth in ECER and serves as the growth center where liveability will be elevated to world class standards through improvements in infrastructure, public transport and logistics.
- The integrated development approach consists of commercial, residential, education, industries, service & knowledge components that are closely interlinked.
- ECER SEZ accounts for 80% of the Region’s economic output and 45% of job opportunities (90,000 by 2020)
Quality and efficient physical infrastructure is crucial to transform ECER into a developed Region. ECERDC upgrades and constructs new infrastructure and facilities in order to attract investments, generate jobs and business opportunities.
Kuantan Port ExpansionThe expansion of Kuantan Port will support and position ECER SEZ as a significant gateway to the Asia Pacific and Far East.
Water Treatment PlantThe water treatment plants will address the current and future water needs of industrial and residential areas in Kuantan and Pekan, Pahang.
Water ReservoirsTwo water reservoirs are being built to increase Gebeng Industrial Park’s water storage capacity in Pahang.
KPC Port Link RoadKPC Port Link Road will serve as the shortest link from the East Coast Highway to Kuantan Port.
Pahang Technology ParkPahang Technology Park in Gambang is designed to spur high-technology related industries.
ECER SEZ Connectivity to Asia Pacific Region