The Investment and Promotion unit focuses on attracting investment, promoting the region as an investment destination and supporting businesses in maintaining and expanding their business operations here. Key sectors include, among others, agri-processing, oil and gas, manufacturing and ICT. We use our network of existing relationships and in-depth research to identify dynamic players in the market and build compelling business cases for those organisations to invest in the Western Cape. We create tailor-made investment proposals to stimulate potential investment into the region. We offer a one-stop business development management service for international and local investors who want to establish or expand their operations into and within the Western Cape. And finally, Wesgro is the first point of contact for foreign buyers, local exporters and investors seeking to establish a presence in and to take advantage of the Western Cape’s business potential. 

Business Retention and Expansi..

Wesgro’s Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) portfolio has stimulated projects worth more than an estimated R3bn since it was established. The programme is just one of Wesgro’s initiatives that make the Western Cape an inspiring place to do busin...more


The South African government, Western Cape Government and City of Cape Town have established various sector-focused incentive schemes and tax rebates designed to stimulate economic activity on a national, provincial and local level. Some of these inc...more


South Africa is the most sophisticated economy in Africa, also the second largest, after Nigeria....more