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ArcelorMittal announcement: WCG will work hard to grow the economy in Saldanha

11 November 2019

​We are devastated by the news, announced today by ArcelorMittal South Africa, that the steel works plant in Saldanha will be wound down and put into a state of care and maintenance. Read More

We will fight potential deep provincial budget cuts to fund SOE's

29 October 2019

The full horror of national government’s mismanagement of the economy, mismanagement of the public finances and mismanagement of state-owned enterprises will be revealed when the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, tables the Medium-Term Budget... Read More

MTBPS2019: We will fight potential deep provincial budget cuts to bailout SOEs

29 October 2019

The full horror of national government’s mismanagement of the economy, mismanagement of the public finances and mismanagement of state-owned enterprises will be revealed when the Minist Read More

Congratulations to the winners of the Journey to Service Excellence Awards

28 October 2019

The Journey to Service Excellence (J2SE) Awards, held at the Nelson Wine Estate on Thursday, 24 October, recognised and rewarded those who work passionately and with pride to deliver service excellence to those visiting Paarl and Wellington.  Read More

R50 million emergency funding for drought stricken farms in the Western Cape

23 October 2019

On Tuesday, the Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, Minister David Maynier, authorised the release of R50 million in emergency drought relief in terms of section 25 of the Public Finance Management Act (Act 6 of 2000). Read More

Speedy resolution of flight delays at CT International Airport anticipated

22 October 2019

[Joint statement by David Maynier and James Vos] Earlier today we were informed of the delay of flights at Cape Town International airport due to the grounding of several aircraft by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA). Read More

Eskom’s stage 2 load shedding will cost the WC economy R150 million per day

16 October 2019

The fact is that the load shedding announced by Eskom today will damage the economy in the Western Cape.    The impact of load shedding is currently estimated to be R75 million per stage, per day for the Western Cape.    Read More

Eskom’s stage 2 load shedding will cost the Western Cape economy R150 million pe

16 October 2019

The fact is that the load-shedding announced by Eskom today will damage the economy in the Western Cape.    The impact of load-shedding is currently estimated to be R75 million per stage, per day for the Western Cape.    Read More

Western Cape Government pays 99% of suppliers within 30 days

13 October 2019

In both the 2017/18 and 2018/19 financial years, the Western Cape Government departments paid on average 99.4% of all invoices for goods and services within 30 days.  Read More

Engagement Notes: PG MTEC 1 Engagements Commence

8 October 2019

Today, we kicked off the first of the Provincial Government Medium Term Expenditure Committee (PG MTEC) 1 engagements, hosted by Provincial Treasury, and chaired by the Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier. Read More

Africa Halal Week delegates welcomed to Cape Town and the Western Cape

6 October 2019

As the Western Cape Government, we welcome the delegates attending Africa Halal Week 2019 to Cape Town and the Western Cape. Read More

Engagement Notes: Medium-Term Budget Policy Committee (MTBPC) commences

4 October 2019

Today, we kicked off the first of the Medium-Term Budget Policy Committee (MTBPC) engagements, attended by Premier Alan Winde, Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier, and Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and... Read More

Engagement Notes: Minister David Maynier met CEO of SANParks, Fundisile Mketeni

3 October 2019

On Monday, 30 September, Provincial Minister for Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier, together with representatives from the Department of Economic Development and Tourism, met with the CEO of SANParks, Fundisile Mketeni and his... Read More

Minister Maynier tables PERO and MERO: “We expect a recovery of the WC economy"

30 September 2019

Today Western Cape Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier, tabled the Western Cape Provincial Economic Review and Outlook (PERO) and the Municipal Economic Review and Outlook (MERO) in the provincial legislature.  Read More

Tourism and jobs – a better future for all in the Western Cape

27 September 2019

This year’s theme for World Tourism Day on the 27 September is: “Tourism and jobs – a better future”.   Read More

Minister David Maynier congratulates Provincial Lilizela Award Winners

16 September 2019

The Western Cape tourism industry was celebrated on Friday, 13 September with Provincial Minister for Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier, congratulating winners and finalists of the Provincial Lilizela Tourism Awards 2019 at a red-... Read More

Minister Maynier welcomes trade agreement with the United Kingdom

11 September 2019

We welcome today’s announcement by Minister of Trade and Industry, Ebrahim Patel, that an agreement has been reached with the United Kingdom to roll over the European Union Economic Partnership Agreement.   Read More

Applications now open for Tourism Funding

3 September 2019

In celebration of Tourism Month, the Department of Tourism announces the opening of the final application window in the current budget cycle for the Tourism Transformation Fund (TTF) and the Green Tourism Incentive Programme (GTIP). Read More

Kaashifah Beukes appointed as Saldanha Bay IDZ-LC CEO

22 August 2019

After an extensive recruitment process, the Board of the Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone Licensing Company SOC Ltd (SBIDZ-LC) and the Provincial Minister for Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier, are pleased to announce the... Read More

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