Cape businesses plead for rates holiday to curb coronavirus job losses

2020-03-23 17:21

Members of the Cape Chamber of Commerce & Industry are anxious about being able to afford high rents and City Council rates as the economy shrinks.

Farmers reeling from latest bout of load shedding

2019-12-12 14:04

Eskom's current load shedding has struck as the Western Cape is in the midst of the fruit season, impacting an already subdued agriculture industry.

'Expensive disaster' - Business body slams scrapping of CT Foreshore development plan

2018-07-19 06:15

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry says it is concerned about the impact of the City of Cape Town's decision to cancel its request for proposals for the development of the Foreshore Freeway Precinct.

Cape Chamber honours top exporters

2017-11-03 20:23

Technical Systems was named the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Exporter of the Year for the third time.

Chamber welcomes court decision on Winelands toll roads

2017-02-13 19:30

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed the Constitutional Court judgment that puts an end to Sanral's plans to build the Winelands toll roads.

W Cape businesses worry over education system

2016-04-06 18:30

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry expressed concern at the high unemployment rate with members relating the problem to the education system.

Those in business feel more unsafe - chamber survey

2015-11-23 20:10

More than 83% of the members of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry who partook in a survey, feel more unsafe than five years ago.

Doing business in Africa seminar in CT

2015-08-31 13:50

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host a seminar entitled "Doing Business in Africa" at the V & A Waterfront in Cape Town.

SA causes drop in Chinese tourists - chamber

2015-08-06 19:30

There is no point in blaming Ebola or the Chinese economy for the 38% drop in tourism from China, because SA brought this on itself, says a business chamber.

Chamber questions R38bn Sanral toll contract hike

2015-04-01 11:12

A business chamber has questioned how a R10bn contract to build Western Cape toll roads could turn into a R48bn revenue stream for a consortium.


Chamber slams Eskom's tariff application as 'arrogant'

2019-12-23 09:27

The president of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry says the power utility wanted to exempt itself from the consequences of recent spates of load shedding.

Cape Chamber of Commerce raises concerns about aspects of land reform report

2019-07-29 21:56

There are still concerns about expropriation without compensation even if it takes place on a limited scale, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Past chamber presidents attend Georgian National Day

2018-06-13 17:32

No fewer than five former presidents of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry attended the National Day of the Republic of Georgia.

Strike adds to pressure on job-creating SMEs - CEO

2017-09-27 13:55

The national strike is adding to the negative pressure on SA's small and medium enterprise sector, according to Karl Westvig, CEO of Retail Capital.

Double trouble for SA over soaring unemployment

2016-05-11 07:37

South Africa's alarming unemployment rate is both a crisis and an indictment, and represents double trouble for the country, warn business groups.

Business bodies welcome Gordhan back

2015-12-14 15:17

The SA Institute of Professional Accountants and the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry have welcomed the reappointment of Pravin Gordhan as finance minister.

Sanral trying to recoup e-toll losses - Cape Chamber

2015-09-09 21:30

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry has accused Sanral of using the Huguenot Tunnel to recoup losses from its e-tolling campaign in Gauteng.

Former chamber president passes away

2015-08-17 15:06

Yusuf (Joe) Emeran, who was president of the Cape Chamber of Commerce during the Fifa World Cup year of 2010, has passed away at the age of 76.

Chamber not happy with Sanral toll briefing

2015-07-17 11:26

The benefits of the proposed N1 and N2 Winelands toll road improvement project far outweigh the cost to road-users, Sanral tells Cape Chamber.

Gas could combat power shortage - chamber

2015-02-09 15:39

South Africa needs to make more use of liquid petroleum gas to take some of the load off Eskom’s failing electricity grid, says a business chamber.

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