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Western Cape Business 2021

  • Text
  • Tourism
  • Renewables
  • Energy
  • Transport
  • Business
  • Investment
  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Agriculture
  • Port
  • Overview
  • Economic
  • Manufacturing
  • Nedbank
  • Provincial
  • African
  • Banking
  • Sector
  • Western
  • Cape
The 2021 edition of Western Cape Business is the 14th 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. The Western Cape has several investment and business opportunities. In addition to the regular articles providing insight into each of the key economic sectors of the province, a special feature on thriving agricultural exports gives insight into the details of what fruits and wines go where. An interview with the Port Manager of the Port of Cape Town provides more understanding of the scale of the logistics operation that is a major port. Another special feature examines the City of Cape Town as a national headquarters for the thriving asset management sector. The cover picture reflects an exciting new find of gas condensate off the south-eastern coast, a potential game-changer for the Western Cape and South African economies. This new development is covered in the overview of the oil and gas sector.

An international effort:

An international effort: the turbine tower sections being prepared for transportation to site for the Paardekraal East Wind Farm were built by Gestamp Renewable Industries (GRI) of the Netherlands (in Cape Town), the turbines were supplied and installed by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (a Spanish company) and Mainstream Asset Management South Africa (a company with Irish roots) will manage the operations. CREDIT: GRI KEY SECTORS Overviews of the main economic sectors of the Western Cape Maritime and fishing 26 Oil and gas 30 Energy 34 Manufacturing 36 Construction and property 38 Tourism and events 39 Education and training 40 Banking and financial services 44 Development finance and SMME support 45 Business process outsourcing 46

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