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Western Cape Business 2017 edition

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The 2017 edition of Western Cape Business is the 10th issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2005, has established itself as the premier business and investment guide to the Western Cape province. The Western Cape has numerous promising investment and business opportunities and this issue includes contributions from Alan Winde (Minister of Economic Opportunities for the Western Cape Government), interviews with Ryan Ravens (CEO of Accelerate Cape Town), Arifa Parkar (Western Cape Business Opportunities Forum CEO), Wesgro CEO Tim Harris and Lance Greyling (Invest Cape Town) as well as contributions from various business leaders. In addition, you will also find comprehensive features on all the key sectors in the Western Cape.

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Brandvlei Britstown Garies De Aar Kliprand R 27 Loeriesfontein Carnarvon N10 R 63 N12 Hanover N7 R63 R63 Nieuwoudtville Victoria West R 63 Williston N1 Loxton Richmond R 27 R27 Calvinia R27 Vanrhynsdorp R63 Vredendal R27 Fraserburg Three Sisters R 63 Graaff-Reinet Lambert's Bay Clanwilliam Beaufort West Aberdeen R27 Sutherland Cederberg R 61 N12 N9 St Helena Bay Citrusdal Prince Velddrif Leeu-Gamka Paternoster Albert N1 Vredenburg Piketberg Road R44 R79 Saldanha R45 N7 Klipplaat Saldanha Bay Moorreesburg LangebaanR27 R45 R 44Tulbagh Laingsburg Prince Albert Willowmore Riebeek West Matjiesfontein R 46 Darling Ceres Touwsrivier Dassen Island Calitzdorp R62 N1 Ladismith R43 Malmesbury De Rust R44 Uniondale R45 Oudtshoorn R 62 Paarl R62 N12 Melkbosstrand Rawsonville Montagu Joubertina N9 R60 Robben Island (World Heritage Site) R43 Table Bay Franschhoek Robertson Ashton R62 Barrydale Kareedouw Durbanville George SedgefieldKnysna N2 Villiersdorp Swellendam Stormsrivier Stellenbosch Riversdale Somerset Genadendal Herolds Plettenberg Fish Hoek West Grabouw Heidelberg Bay Bay N2 Riviersonderend N2 Mossel Bay Cape St Francis Gordon's Bay Vleesbaai Simon's Town Caledon Motorway False R44 Cape Bay Kleinmond Hermanus Stillbaai Main Road Point Bredasdorp Cape St Sebastian R 43 Infanta Railway Walker Bay Bay 0 100 km Gansbaai Arniston Struisbaai 0 100 miles Struisbaai Quoin Point Cape Agulhas Groen CONTENTS Tourism 106 New flights are bringing greater numbers of tourists to the Western Cape. Banking and financial services 110 The JSE has opened an Exchange Hub in Cape Town. Information and communications technology 118 Cape Town is attracting ICT investment. Business process outsourcing 119 Offshoring – foreign BPO contracts – is growing. Government South African National Government 120 An overview of South Africa’s national government departments. Western Cape Provincial Government 124 An overview of the Western Capes Provincial Government departments. Western Cape Local Government 126 An overview of the Western Cape municipalities. Reference Sector contents 68 Index 128 Maps Western Cape locator map. 17 Western Cape provincial map. 125 Western Cape municipal map. 127 WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE ATLANTIC OCEAN N CAPE TOWN Sout Wellington Worcester Tankwa Fish Breede Sak Northern Cape Riet Western Cape Touws Bu fels Dwyka Groot Gourits Gamka Leeuw Olifants Groen Sout Sout Kariega Ongers Eastern Cape Kouga Groot INDIAN OCEAN Seekoei Sundays WESTERN CAPE BUSINESS 2017 10

CREDITS Publisher: Chris Whales Publishing director: Robert Arendse Editor: Simon Lewis Writing: John Young and Karen Kühlcke Online editor: Christoff Scholtz Art director: Brent Meder Design: Colin Carter Production: Lizel Olivier Ad sales: Sam Oliver, Gabriel Venter, Jeremy Petersen, Nigel Williams and Sydwell Adonis Managing director: Clive During Administration & accounts: Charlene Steynberg and Natalie Koopman Distribution and circulation: Edward MacDonald Printing: FA Print Cover photo courtesy of Rodger Bosch www.rodgerbosch.co.za Western Cape Business A unique guide to business and investment in the Western Cape. The 2017 edition of Western Cape Business is the 10th issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2005, has established itself as the premier business and investment guide to the Western Cape province. The Western Cape has numerous promising investment and business opportunities and this issue includes contributions from Alan Winde (Minister of Economic Opportunities for the Western Cape Government), interviews with Ryan Ravens (CEO of Accelerate Cape Town), Arifa Parkar (Western Cape Business Opportunities Forum CEO), Wesgro CEO Tim Harris and Lance Greyling (Invest Cape Town) as well as contributions from various business leaders. In addition, you will also find comprehensive features on all the key sectors in the Western Cape. To complement the extensive local, national and international distribution of the print edition of the magazine, the full content can also be viewed online at www.westerncapebusiness.co.za. Updated information on the Western Cape is also available through our monthly e-newsletter, which you can subscribe to online at www.gan.co.za, in addition to our complementary business-to-business titles that cover all nine provinces as well as our flagship South African Business title. Chris Whales Publisher, Global Africa Network Media Email: chris@gan.co.za CREDITS DISTRIBUTION Western Cape Business is distributed internationally on outgoing and incoming trade missions, through trade and investment agencies; at top national and international events; through the offices of foreign representatives in South Africa; as well as nationally and regionally via chambers of commerce, tourism offices, airport lounges, provincial government departments, municipalities and companies. COPYRIGHT | Western Cape Business is an independent publication published by Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd. Full copyright to the publication vests with Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd. No part of the publication may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd. PHOTO CREDITS | Pictures supplied by Anglo American, flickr.com, Transnet National Ports Authority, Sasol, World Bank Images, City of Cape Town, Wikimedia Commons, Pixabay, Accelerate, Northlink College, IRC Wash, Aquacor, South African Tourism, Wikimedia, gewainer@flickr.com, mycapetown.co.za, Railways Africa, pascalparentphotos, Pinterest, and FWJK. PUBLISHED BY Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd Company Registration No: 2004/004982/07 Directors: Clive During, Chris Whales Physical address: 28 Main Road, Rondebosch 7700 Postal address: PO Box 292, Newlands 7701 Tel: +27 21 657 6200 | Fax: +27 21 674 6943 Email: info@gan.co.za | Website: www.gan.co.za ISSN 1816-370X DISCLAIMER | While the publisher, Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd, has used all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information contained in Western Cape Business is accurate and up-to-date, the publishers make no representations as to the accuracy, quality, timeliness, or completeness of the information. Global Africa Network will not accept responsibility for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the use of or any reliance placed on such information. 11 WESTERN CAPE BUSINESS 2017

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