03 June 2014
The Western Cape MEC of Economic
Opportunities will be signing a strategic agreement with the American state of Georgia in
trying to boost trade.
MEC Winde said the agricultural
sector in the province accounts for 23 percent of the country’s agriculture GDP and
tourism also a major economic drive for the province.
Ministerial Spokesperson Bronwynne
Jooste said Minister Winde and Minister Meyer will be signing a strategic
agreement with Georgia with
hope of improving cooperation between Western
Cape and Georgia.
Jooste said this agreement will
focus on our biggest growth industry here in the Western
Cape as this includes tourism and agriculture.
Over the past ten years the U.S has lead foreign direct investment projects
into the Western Cape worth
more than R19 Billion.
“We hope this visit will unlock even
more economic growth and job opportunities for both the Western
Cape and United States of America Jooste added.
Labels: MEC of Economic Opportunities to sign agreement to boost trade