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EDD budget cote speech at the NCOS

Minister of Economic Development, Mr. Ebrahim Patel, presented the EDD Budget for debate in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP). The speech reviewed the Economic Development Department's performance over the last year, as well as activities for the year ahead within a provincial context.

Minister Patel provided an overview of South Africa's labour market performance, highlighting that 305 000 net new jobs were created in the last 12 months.


EDD budget speech

On the 24th of April 2012, the Minister of Economic Development, Mr. Ebrahim Patel, gave his budget speech - reviewing his Department’s performance over the last year and presenting programme highlights for the 2012/2013 financial year.

The Budget Speech was preceded by a Signing Ceremony in which nine Agreements with key development partners were signed to further the aims of decent jobs and locally-driven economic growth.


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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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