Cape Town harbor in the spotlight


There have been great concerns about the inefficiencies of the Port of Cape Town as it has become a risk for agricultural exports.

Provincial Minister of Agriculture, Ivan Meyer recently met with the Citrus Growers Association (CGA) about the port condition which puts the import and export of goods in a bad light, News 24 reports.

According to Meyer, the port of Cape Town plays a vital role in the economy of the province. He said the lack of equipment and obsolete equipment prevent port authorities from effectively managing the terminal.

Meanwhile, the Department of Economic Development and Tourism, headed by Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities David Maynier, urgently called on President Ramaphosa to visit the port of Cape Town, saying that improving l Port efficiency will ultimately require national government intervention. government, AllAfrica reported.

Maynier added that they have also set up a Port Task Force which has brought together stakeholders from all port logistics to find solutions to their problems. He will also bring these concerns to the Western Cape Standing Committee on Finance, Economic Development and Tourism.

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