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micro2The purpose of this sub-programme is to provide effective, efficient, strategic support and administrative service to the Minister and the Deputy Minister. This includes the following functions:

  • the management of all matters pertaining to the Ministry’s executive obligations;
  • the management and co-ordination of all contributions to and from cabinet and the presidency;
  • support for the Ministry’s engagement with the EDD, other government ministries and departments, Parliament, provincial departments of economic development and provincial and municipal executives and legislatures;
  • support for the Ministry’s engagement with international economic agencies and foreign economic representatives; and
  • support for the Ministry’s engagement with stakeholders, including social partners, communities, the media and the public in general.

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Economic Development Department employees have pledged their commitment to the fight against corruption. Corruption in both the private and public sector has a detrimental effect on government's effort to deliver effective services to the people.  In signing the declaration, employees declare: 'I know, I act, I stop corruption - Fighting corruption is everyone's business.'

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PICC seeks specialists to fulfil infrastructure development targets




Profiles of people impacted by our industrial investment and infrastructure build programme

Profiles of people impacted by our industrial investment and infrastructure build programme 2016

Scam Alert
All Service Providers and Businesses

The Economic Development Department wishes to advise members of the public, particularly those in business, to be alert to a scam utilizing the logo of the Economic Development Department. The fraudsters involved send unsuspecting business operators a Request for Quotations for the provision of Solar Panels.

As the Economic Development Department, we wish to state that we do not have such a project, and therefore beware that the Request for Quotation is not from the Economic Development Department.

Please confirm any request you receive with our Supply Chain Management division on these details 012 394 3579. Report these fraudulent activities to the SAPS or call the Anti Corruption hotline 0800 701 701 or SMS to 39772 or send an email to fraud@economic.gov.za.

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