'It is my pleasure to table this Annual Report of the Economic Development Department (EDD), which sets out its key activities against its Annual Performance Plan. The Department was established in mid-2009 to assist the new Administration with coordination of policies in the economic sphere.'
'By late 2010, the framework for that coordination had been formalised through the New Growth Path, which set out the steps to achieve equitable, employment-rich and dynamic economic development....'
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The South African Government adopted a National Infrastructure Plan in 2012 that intends to transform our economic landscape while simultaneously creating significant numbers of new jobs, and to strengthen the delivery of basic services. The plan also supports the integration of African economies.
This document is a high-level summary of the National Infrastructure Plan. It sets out the challenges and enablers which South Africa needs to respond to in planning and developing enabling infrastructure that fosters economic growth.
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Government adopted the New Growth Path (NGP) as the framework for economic policy and the driver of the country’s jobs strategy
This booklet is the first in a series of publications on the New Growth Path.
This booklet has been produced as a public information resource. It is intended to help shop stewards, business representatives and government officials to communicate the contents of the NGP to a wider audience.
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