Consumer Price Index – May 2015

The headline CPI (for all urban areas) annual inflation rate in May 2015 was 4,6%. This rate was 0,1 of a percentage point higher than the corresponding annual rate of 4,5% in April 2015. On average, prices increased by 0,3% between April 2015 and May 2015. The provinces with an annual inflation rate lower than […]

Proposed new traffic regulations

ONLY those drivers with bad accident and traffic fine records should be called in for retesting, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The Chamber was commenting on the proposed new road traffic regulations which calls for the retesting of all drivers every five years. Ms Janine Myburgh, President of the Chamber, said retesting […]

Cape motorists to look forward to another 30 years of tolls

CAPE motorists can look forward to another 30 years of tolls on the Huguenot Tunnel despite the fact that it has already been paid for. This was revealed by Mr Brett Herron, Cape Town’s Mayoral Ciommittee Member for Transport, when he addressed the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently on the plans for the […]

VISA regulations, undoing two decades of marketting

THE new visa regulations and the requirement that children should have unabridged birth certificates when travelling is undoing two decades of marketing South Africa as a tourist destination, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “We have already seen a drop in tourist numbers and worse is to come,” said Ms Janine Myburgh, President […]