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Cape Tech Start-up Sector Esta..

Yesterday the tech start-up sector in the Western Cape came together to establish a panel of volunteers to raise the sector’s collective voice in the national policy dialogue regarding the immigration system....more

Recent Trade mission to Nigeri..

Earlier this month Wesgro’s Trade Unit embarked on a mission to Nigeria – as a result 10 declarations have been signed with an estimated economic impact of R328 Million over the next 5 years, with the potential to create 75 jobs in the Western Cape....more

Western Cape strengthens ties ..

The recently established Angola – South Africa Chamber of Commerce and Industry known as CACIAAS met with Wesgro CEO Tim Harris to sign a Memorandum of Understanding – encouraging the sharing of business support services between Angola and the West...more

Western Cape’s 1st Halal missi..

Ten Western Cape companies, accompanied by Wesgro, are taking part in the 19th edition of the Specialty and Fine Food Fair 2018 taking place at the Olympia Exhibition Centre in London....more

Cape Town & Western Cape stren..

Aligning with President Ramaphosa’s call for increased trade between BRICS nations, Wesgro's Trade Promotion Unit has actively been pursuing trade ties between Cape Town and the Western Cape and Brazil, Russia, India and China....more

Plan to leverage EU-SADC trade..

Wesgro, together with Tralac, the Department of Trade and Industry, and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries convened a seminar on the European Union-Southern African Development Community Economic Partnership Agreement (EU-SADC EPA)...more

Cape companies to showcase foo..

The South African Footwear and Leather Export Council (SAFLEC) in collaboration with Wesgro and the Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) will be supporting 12 South African companies exhibiting at the Francal - 50th International Shoe and Acce...more

Wesgro welcomes signing of the..

Wesgro welcomes the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement by President Ramaphosa yesterday, 1 July, at the 31st African Union Summit in Mauritania....more

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerc..

Following a meeting between Wesgro, local businesses and members of the Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce, the General Secretary Mr Getachew Regassa commits to leading a reciprocal business mission to Cape Town and the Western Cape later this year....more

Wesgro in partnership with Swi..

Wesgro, the Official Tourism, Trade and Investment promotion Agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, has been selected to be a Business Support Organization (BSO) partner for the Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO) running from 2017 – 2020....more

Wesgro to boost trade between ..

Kicking off today in Amsterdam, Wesgro together with five Western Cape based companies will participate in the Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) Trade Show to showcase agri-processed products....more

Delegates from across Africa g..

Wesgro, in partnership with the Department of the Premier of the Western Cape, the Department of Agriculture and Mazars South Africa, look forward to welcoming business delegations for the Africa Day Business Networking Forum....more