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News and Speeches for Provincial Treasury

Minister van Rensburg's Response to Minister Joemat-Pettersson

30 July 2013

Minister van Rensburg responds to Minister Joemat-Pettersson regarding farm workers and rural development issues. Read More

Minister Crowns Witzenberg Farm Worker of the Year 2013

26 July 2013

Minister Gerrit van Rensburg crowns the farm worker of the year and encourages investors to bring change in the agricultural field. Read More

Minister Winde Takes to the Streets to Help Small Businesses

25 July 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde creates awareness around red tape reduction for small businesses during a walk in the Cape Town CBD. Read More

Red Tape Reduction Intervention Saves Local Business

24 July 2013

The Western Cape government is working on making business easy and efficient for investors and businesses, especially small businesses. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Raise Awareness in St Georges Mall

24 July 2013

Alan Winde is on the final leg of his Red Tape Reduction awareness tour and will be visiting St Georges Mall Food Market. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Visits Government Walk-in Centre on Red Tape Reduction Tour

23 July 2013

The Red Tape Reduction Listening Tour grants opportunities for small businesses in the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Winde Launches Red Tape Reduction Listening Tour

22 July 2013

Red Tape Reduction campaign results in sharp increase in cases logged from businesses in previously disadvantaged communities. Read More

Minister Adresses Swartland Liquor Forum on Responsible Alcohol Trade

19 July 2013

Statement by Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde It is important to note that government must strike a balance when drafting regulations around alcohol. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde Unveils Red Tape Reduction Plan

19 July 2013

The Minister of Finance, Economic Development Tourism speaks to the public on a three-day awareness campaign on Red Tape Reduction in Cape Town.This plan is to reach out to small businesses and to widen the awareness campaign to the public. Read More

Western Cape Government and South African Wines Excel in Beijing

18 July 2013

The Western Cape Department, together with Wines of South Africa, recently hosted the second Beijing Wine Tasting in China. This year saw 16 wine companies exhibiting more than 250 South African wines. Read More

African Horse Sickness - Movement Restrictions Lifted

15 July 2013

Veterinary control measures put in place in the Melkbosstrand area has been lifted with immediate effect. Read More

Western Cape Government, Wines of South Africa Host Beijing Tasting

14 July 2013

The wine tasting exhibition was recently hosted in China and saw more than 250 South African wines from sixteen wine companies being displayed at the event. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde Attends School Entrepreneurship Conference

11 July 2013

Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, will announce one of South Africa’s future entrepreneurial stars at the Schools Entrepreneurship Conference. Co-funded by the Western Cape Department of Economic Development and... Read More

Western Cape Government Supports Winemakers at Yantai Wine Expo

9 July 2013

The Western Cape Government, in partnership with Wines of South Africa, supported 16 South African wine exhibitors at the Yantai International Wine Exposition, held from 5 July to 7 July. Read More

Western Cape Liquor Authority Swoops in on Bottle Store

9 July 2013

The owner of a Cape Winelands bottle store faces a two-year jail term for allegedly withholding farm workers’ personal documents until they’d settled their alcohol debt. Read More

More than 200 Pupils to Attend School Entrepreneurship Conference

8 July 2013

More than 200 pupils from schools in Nyanga, Mitchells Plain, Philippi and Manenberg are expected to attend the five-day entrepreneurship conference at the South Peninsula High School. Read More

Western Cape Government and Hisense Resume Investment Talks

4 July 2013

Minister Alan Winde meets with Hisense global MD to discuss expansion of Western Cape investment. Read More

Western Cape Government Meets with Chinese Ministry of Commerce

3 July 2013

On Tuesday, 2 July 2013, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Gerrit van Rensburg, met with officials of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce in Beijing, China. Read More

Ministers Visit China to Grow Western Cape’s Export Market

1 July 2013

Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, and Gerrit van Rensburg, Minister of Agriculture, are in China to promote economic opportunities between the two countries. Read More