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News and Speeches for Ministry of Finance and Economic Opportunities

1 September is the Registration Deadline for Western Cape Service Providers

29 August 2012

Current service providers that have not re-registered on the Western Cape Government's Supplier Database are requested to do so by 1 September 2012. Read More

Minister Winde to Take Steam Train Trip to Highlight Western Cape Heritage Rail Tourism

18 August 2012

On Sunday, 19 August 2012, Western Cape Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will embark on a journey from the centre of Cape Town to Simonstown - in a vintage coach pulled by a Class 24 steam locomotive. Read More

New Western Cape Liquor Authority Appoints First CEO

13 August 2012

Mr Thys Giliomee has been appointed as the first CEO of the newly formed Western Cape Liquor Authority. He joined the Western Cape Liquor Authority on 1 August 2012 from his previous position as Acting Municipal Manager for Bitou Municipality. Read More

Minister Winde Meets with American Delegation

12 August 2012

Last week, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde met with a high-level trade delegation from the United States of America (USA). Read More

Employment in the Western Cape's Green Economy Projected to Grow by 500%

5 August 2012

Employment opportunities in the Western Cape's Green Economy are projected to grow by 500% by 2020.The sector, which employed 3 000 people in 2010, is projected to employ 12 000 by 2015, 16 000 by 2020 and 20 000 by 2025. Read More

Minister Winde to Visit "Green" Factories

2 August 2012

On Monday, 6 August 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will visit "Green" factories.  Read More

Western Cape Attracts Over R30 Billion in International Foreign Direct Investments

1 August 2012

From 2009 to June 2012, the Western Cape has attracted 80 international foreign direct investment projects, with a total value of R30.1 billion, creating 6 906 jobs.This is an R8 billion (27%) increase in the foreign direct investment recorded in... Read More