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General information publications, listed alphabetically. These documents are also placed under the relevant life events and categories in Your Life and Topics.
  • Quarterly Economic Reports
These reports summarise the findings of the provincial quarterly economic reviews undertaken for the Western Cape Government by the Bureau for Economic Research, University of Stellenbosch.

 "We provide support to the provincial leadership and enable economic growth through the generation and co-ordination of economic research and planning, and through the active support of key economic thematic drivers and enablers that will stimulate economic growth across the economy and within sections of the economy."



Western Cape entrepreneurs are invited to enter the Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards. 
Entries open on 15 July 2014. The closing date has been extended to 15 September 2014. Read more about the competition and conditions below. 
Or visit the Awards website for more detailed information and to register and enter.    
NATURE OF SUPPORT: Financial assistance 
BENEFICIARIES: Businesses (including co-operatives) operating in the Western Cape that has a black shareholding of at least 51%.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The Enterprise Development Fund is an initiative between the Department of Economic Development and Tourism and the National Empowerment Fund (NEF) aimed at supporting qualifying small, medium and micro enterprises (SMME’s) as well as co-operatives in the Western Cape with financial support. 

Township economies are often forgotten as opportunity-laden contributors to our economy. Many people underestimate their importance.