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The Western Cape economy in statistics Tourism statistics (2018) • • • •

Western Cape share of international tourist arrivals: 1.7-million (16.2% of SA) Total foreign direct spend in Western Cape: R16.3-million (19.8% of SA spend) Bed nights: 23.3-million (19.7% of SA bed nights) Length of stay: 12.9 nights (most in SA)

Top 10 tourism source markets (2018) 1. United Kingdom 2. Germany 3. United States 4. Namibia 5. France 6. Netherlands 7. China 8. Australia 9. Brazil 10. Italy

Western Cape export markets Largest markets for Western Cape exports Africa: $3.3-billion EU: $2.4-billion SACU: $1.8-billion SADC: $973-million

Western Cape export markets – Africa Exports to Africa 2015 $3.45-billion 2016 $3.19-billion 2017 $3.36-billion

Imports from Africa 2015 $2.76-billion 2016 $2.49-billion 2017 $2.79-billion

Exports to Africa by value (2017) Refined petroleum oil: $558-million Flat rolled iron: $185-million Tobacco: $122-million Fruit and vegetable juices: $105-million Apples, pears and quinces: $96-million WESTERN CAPE BUSINESS 2020

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Western Cape Business 2020  

A unique guide to business, investment and tourism in the Western Cape. The 2020 edition of Western Cape Business is the 13th issue of this...

Western Cape Business 2020  

A unique guide to business, investment and tourism in the Western Cape. The 2020 edition of Western Cape Business is the 13th issue of this...

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