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WC government charms with wine to entice Chinese trade investors

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille and Economic Opportunities MEC Alan Winde have been in China this week for a trade promotion visit.

(Also read our article: Mother City and China's Shenzhen to become twin towns)

Winde said the delegation is attending to major international food and wine shows to identify opportunities for economic growth through tourism, trade and investment.

We are up on value and managing to get better price points for our wine. Interestingly, we're introducing some of our rooibos and aloe cosmetics and some of our food products - from sweets, to sauces and chutney.

Alan Winde, Economic Opportunities MEC

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:

He added that officials met with investors to track their satisfaction and to mark plans for expansion.


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