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News and Speeches for Ministry of Finance and Economic Opportunities

Western Cape's R23 m Lifeline for Drought Relief

31 March 2016

The Western Cape Government has thrown a R23 million lifeline to farmers hit by the impact of drought. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, made the announcement yesterday (30 March 2016) during his 2016/17 budget speech for the... Read More

Minister Winde Tables Budget to Grow Western Cape Agriculture Sector

30 March 2016

I am standing before you today during an extraordinary time for our agriculture sector. This month we learned that the Western Cape’s agriculture sector is creating jobs at the fastest pace in the country. Read More

Destination Fascinating South Africa Flag Off By Minister Ivan Meyer

15 March 2016

Quayside six (6) at V & A Waterfront was transformed into a hive of activity as classic car enthusiasts from as far afield as Belgium, Netherlands, France, Malaysia and England gathered for the start of the Destination Fascinating South Africa... Read More

Taking the budget to the people

7 March 2016

Finance Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer is taking the 2016 Western Cape Budget to the people. The 2016 Western Cape budget focuses on a budget for growth and creating public value by reducing costs, using resources efficiently, and creating an economy rich... Read More

Global Rolls-Royce Launch in Western Cape

7 March 2016

One of the world’s most exclusive car brands will today (7 March 2016) be launching their latest model at a prestigious Western Cape wine estate. Read More

Minister Meyer launched the Western Cape Community Survey 2016

7 March 2016

Western Cape Finance Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer today launched Statistics South Africa’s Community Survey 2016 in the Western Cape. Read More

Chartered Accountant Academy opens today

2 March 2016

The Western Cape Provincial Treasury recently established a Chartered Accountant Academy (CAA) to create a talent pool by offering graduates the opportunity to become chartered accountants with an in depth understanding of public sector financial... Read More