Consumer Price Index – April 2016

Headline consumer price index (CPI for all urban areas) The annual consumer price inflation was 6,2% in April 2016, down from 6,3% in March 2016. The consumer price index increased by 0,8% month-on-month in April 2016. Table C (page 5) shows contributions to headline annual consumer price inflation. Food and non-alcoholic beverages increased from 1,5 […]

Dispute between CCCI and Ruben Richards, settled

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry is pleased that following the CCMA proceedings with Ruben Richards today (Friday 27 February 2015) the matter has been settled. The former CEO requested today that he be allowed to resign at the end of his probationary period (which was 4th January 2015) instead of being dismissed or […]

Chamber urges South Africans to use Liquid Petroleum Gas

February 9, 2015 South Africa needs to make more use of Liquid Petroleum Gas to take some of the load off Eskom’s failing electricity grid, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “The best way to help Eskom will be to find alternatives to electricity and we can do that by promoting the use […]

Prof Lloyd addresses energy crisis

Dear Members, Please find a summation of the first of a number of meetings the Chamber will be having with energy industry experts over the next few weeks. The Chamber believes business must be a part of the solution to our energy crisis, and is working with public and private sectors as well as academia […]