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Our work to support businesses and the economy in the Western Cape continues

26 March 2020

Yesterday (25 March 2020), the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Ms. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma published the lockdown regulations, outlining how people and businesses in the Western Cape need to adjust to stop the spread of... Read More

We are working hard to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the WC economy

19 March 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global health crisis and a major risk for the world economy that is inevitably having an impact on the economy in the Western Cape. Read More

Congratulations to the winners of the WC Nedbank Essay Writing Competition

15 March 2020

Congratulations to Anesipho Phiko from Tembelethu Secondary School who was announced as the overall winner of the annual Essay Writing Competition hosted by Nedbank, Provincial Treasury and Western Cape Education at the V& A Waterfront last... Read More

Western Cape Budget 2020 – A Budget for You

10 March 2020

Today I tabled the Western Cape Government’s 2020 Budget which is a budget for you, all of you, in the Western Cape. Read More

Saldanha Bay IDZ lands new investments

9 March 2020

I am pleased to announce that the Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone (SBIDZ) has signed three new investment agreements worth R300m bringing the total number of signed investors to eleven. The SBIDZ has also recently launched several new... Read More

Media Alert: 2020 Western Cape Provincial Budget Address – A Budget for You

5 March 2020

On Tuesday, 10 March 2020, the Western Cape Minister for Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier, will be delivering the 2020 Western Cape Budget Address in the provincial legislature. Read More

Western Cape economic growth rate exceeds expectation

3 March 2020

The latest provincial GDP figures from Stats SA, which are a year behind the national figures, reflect the Western Cape economic growth as 0.8 per cent for 2018, even though the province was experiencing one of the worst droughts in recent history. Read More