Town - The Western Cape attracted over R30bn in foreign direct
investment (FDI) projects in the last three years, Economic
Development MEC Alan Winde said on Thursday.
Western Cape has been able to continue to attract international
foreign investment despite the global economic downturn," he
said at the opening of a factory in Cape Town.
is the residents of our province that benefit from these investments
in increased job opportunities and improved infrastructure
said 80 FDI projects between 2009 and 2012 had resulted in 6 900 jobs.
United Kingdom was the top investor, followed closely by the United
other countries investing in the province were France, Germany and
is clear that our province is becoming a leading business destination
for international companies.... We are doing all that we can to make
it easy to do business in our region."
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