Government’s Plan to Buy Cape Town’s Chevron Refinery & 845 Caltex Stations

THE Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry is shocked at the plan by the Government’s Strategic Fuel Fund to buy Cape Town’s Chevron refinery and 845 Caltex petrol service stations. “What we need is fewer government-run businesses and not more,” said Ms Janine Myburgh, President of the Chamber. “The plain truth is that State Owned […]

Cape Town business-woman selected as global ambassador for IWEC

A Cape Town business woman, Renee Keeble, has been selected as a global ambassador for the International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC), a dynamic initiative that aims to expand global connections for its members who are successful business women. Ms Janine Myburgh, President of Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Board Member of IWEC, said […]

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 […]

Failing commuter rail system and traffic congestion has City on the verge of crisis

Cape Town’s failing commuter rail transport system and increased traffic congestion has left the City on the verge of crisis, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry. This is clear from a survey of Chamber members which found that about 85% of respondents said the situation had demotivated staff and reduced productivity while 90% […]