Design for Future Living Exhibition

Everything is changing and we are in danger of being left behind. We have to come to terms with tomorrow so be prepared for an extraordinary encounter with the future at the Design for Future Living Exhibition at the Century City conference centre in September this year. The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry is […]

The rise in the unemployment rate represents double-trouble for South Africa

Firstly, having nearly six million people out of work creates a massive social problem with consequences that are difficult to predict and, secondly, it underlines the poor performance of the economy. This double-trouble will be very difficult to overcome. Business confidence is low and the government has been very slow in implementing the structural reforms […]

Three most critical issues affecting the socio-economic future of South Africa (Survey Results)

More than 39 percent of businesses in the Western Cape believe that education is one of the three most critical issues affecting the socio-economic future of South Africa, according to a Cape Chamber of Commerce survey of its members. But the survey also revealed strong negatives with Government incompetence, Government corruption, President Zuma, political leadership, […]

Impact this March’s cycle events will have on Western Cape’s economy

The cycle tour has turned March into the second best moth of the year for tourism and created a second festive season for Cape Town, says Ms Janine Myburgh, President of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “You can see this simply by looking at the airport statistics which show that the numbers of […]