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 […]

[2016 Budget] Cut corruption, wastage and the cost of the public service

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomes the commitment in the 2016 Budget to tackle corruption and wastage but is disappointed at the lack of detail on how the cost of the public service is to be reduced. One of our biggest problems is the unsustainable cost of the public service and the promised […]

Two-capital system to end in order to save money could negatively effect Cape Town economy

The announcement by the State President that urgent attention will be given to ending the two-capital system in order to save money could have a negative effect on the Cape Town economy if Pretoria is chosen as the capital. This  has been a concern to local business for many years but I hope we have […]