WHY EXPORT FROM THE WESTERN CAPE?

The Western Cape’s diverse economy, strong skills base and well-connected infrastructure presents many opportunities for foreign buyers seeking high quality goods and services. The numbers below tell the story.

Many Western Cape-based businesses have made their international mark, doing so independently and also with Wesgro’s support in leading trade missions to export target countries. 

Here is a selection of some of those success stories: 

Constantia Curtains successfully established partnerships with Ghanaian importers in 2015.

La RicMal secured orders for wines for Ghanaian importers, and for bottling wines in Ghana in 2015.

Fruit & Veg City have expanded their retail operations in Angola.

All Choice secured monthly orders for up to three containers of fruit and vegetables exported to Gabon.

Timberlea Farming Trust secured orders for exporting apples to a Nigerian supermarket group.

Zhauns Group secured sales contracts with several Ghanaian companies.

Illumina secured partnerships for supplying their lighting products into the Ghana market.

National Manhole Covers met various officials from the Ghanaian government, who expressed interest in using the company’s products for road projects in that country.

Lasec is setting up a laboratory services office in Ghana, in a joint venture with a local business there.

Toprope has developed a partnership with an Angolan company

Vinglo secured orders from Ghana for their wines. 

R & R Interiors secured a partnership to undertake interior design projects in Nigeria.

Cape Five Exports secured orders to export fresh fruit into Nigeria.

Protea Chemicals followed up on earlier contacts that helped secure partnerships with clients in Ghana.

Trojan Battery has made associations with partners in Nigeria.