Category: Articles

Category: Articles

The importance of airports to city economies
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With the recent news that the Department of Environmental Affairs has approved the new runway realignment for Cape Town International Airport, there is an opportunity to reflect on the importance of airports to city economies. In an interview with News24, Deon Cloete (General Manager of Cape Town International Airport), explained, “We are indeed pleased to have reached
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Clothing manufacture to boost regional economy
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For several years, the local textile and clothing industry has suffered a serious downturn with many companies driven out of business. The decline was due to challenging manufacturing conditions and costs, as local industry was unable to compete with the flood of cheaper garments from China and other garment-producing countries such as India and Bangladesh.
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Three Keys to Inclusive Growth
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In a 2 July 2017 article by Amy Liu, a vice president at the Brookings Institution in the USA, she wrote about the pressures that US cities and regions must confront if they want to create economic opportunities that result in broad-based prosperity. This is a précis of the article. The US Cities are under
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