01 September 2015
The Western Cape MEC of Economic Opportunities Alan
Winde has called on local businesses to submit their comments and help to
develop the Western Cape’s Economy.
Winde said in a statement that the Western Cape’s
population is increasing annually by an average of 2% compared to national’s
At the start of September, the Western Cape Government
Red Tape Reduction Unit, will launch its Biz Challenge which will enable
businesses to identify the most problematic aspects of the Visa Regulations.
Ministerial Spokesperson Bronwynne Jooste in the
latest economic update MEC Winde focused on the number of business registration
in the province, as well as the impact of the Visa regulations on the economy.
“We have seen that on average each month there are 300
new business registration which is very encouraging on our side. We have seen
that in the first quarter that the new visa regulations has resulted in the
Western Cape losing R384 million on the provinces economy” Jooste added.
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