Take your Exporting to the Next Level – Taking advantage of AGOA

Apparel and textile articles are not included under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) program.  Although based on the GSP, the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) does provide qualifying countries with duty-free market access for these items, provided adherence with the Rules of Origin and general administrative requirements including the textiles certificate of origin, This workshop […]

An Economist’s Perspective – National Economic Outlook for 2019 / 2020 

The Economic & Finance Portfolio Committee will be hosting a meeting with Mr Johann Els, Chief Economist at Old Mutual Investment Group. The purpose of the engagement is to inform and interact with business on the state of the national economy. With South Africa undergoing many changes – politically, socially and financially the economy remains […]

Encouraging Labour Absorption Growth – Making South Africa more labour intensive   

The Chamber’s Human Resources Portfolio Committee invites you to attend an engagement with Professor Haroon Bhorat, Professor of Economics and Director of the Development Policy Research Unit at the University of Cape Town. Labour-intensity varies widely across sectors of the South African economy. This implies that sectoral structure needs to be explicitly taken into account in the […]

South Africa – Vietnam Business Forum in Cape Town

The Cape Chamber in collaboration with the Vietnam Trade Office in South Africa, Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) and the Hanoi Promotion Agency has the honour to host a Vietnamese delegation to South Africa. This delegation comprises dignitaries and companies in the following sectors: Metal products; Footwear and textiles; Import and export; Agricultural products; Paper and bamboo handicrafts; Coffee; […]

Blended Workforce – The modern workforce is evolving

Did you know that in the USA, 34% of all workers are freelance and in the UK it is 15.6% with 50% of millennials preferring to work as freelancers. The Chamber’s Human Resources Portfolio Committee invites you to attend an engagement with Ms Kim Filies, a director at Grayfeather Consulting in Cape Town who will discuss the future […]