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Western Cape Business 2018 edition

  • Text
  • Nedbank
  • Sectors
  • Growth
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Africa
  • Management
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
  • Opportunities
  • Energy
  • Development
  • Wesgro
  • Vodacom
  • Investment
  • Cape
  • Business
  • Tourism
  • Economic
  • Municipality
The 2018 edition of Western Cape Business is the 11th issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2005, has established itself as the premier business and investment guide for the Western Cape. In addition to the regular articles providing insight into each of the key economic sectors of the province, there are special features on the growth of tourism (spurred by an innovative programme designed to create more direct flights to Cape Town), medical technology as a growth sector and the pursuit of excellence that drives the Cape Winemakers Guild. The journal contains a message from Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, and contributions from significant business leaders from Accelerate Cape Town, the Cape Chamber of Commerce and the Western Cape Business Opportunities Forum. An interview with Tim Harris, Wesgro’s CEO, reveals some of the recipe for the province’s economic success. Updated information on the Western Cape is also available through our monthly e-newsletter, which you can subscribe to online at www.globalafricanetwork.com, in addition to our complementary business-to-business titles that cover all nine provinces as well as our flagship South African Business title.

CONTENTS CONTENTS

CONTENTS CONTENTS Western Cape Business 2018 Edition Introduction Foreword 11 Western Cape Business is a unique guide to business, investment and tourism in the Western Cape. Tourism and agri-processing are on the up 12 Alan Winde, Western Cape Provincial Minister of Economic Opportunities, reflects on the key elements of a targeted growth strategy for the regional economy. Poised for growth 26 Western Cape Business spoke to Wesgro CEO Tim Harris about new developments in the region and highlights of the past year. Special features Regional overview 14 Technology and the oil and gas sector are creating new opportunities in the provincial economy. WESTERN CAPE BUSINESS 2018 6

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