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    Unqualified Audit for EDD and all its entities 30 September 2011

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    PRESS RELEASE 30 September 2011

    Unqualified Audit for EDD and all its entities
    The Minister of Economic Development, Mr. Ebrahim Patel has today tabled the Economic Development Department’s (EDD) Annual Report for 2010/11 in Parliament, together with the Annual Reports of samaf, Khula, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), the Competition Commission, the Competition Tribunal and the International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC).

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    EDD Prof Levin says job creation requires tough decision 13 September 2011

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    MEDIA RELEASE 13 September 2011

    Implementation of the New Growth Path (NGP) with employment creation at its centre requires tough decisions, open minds and consistency in all government work, said the Director-General of Economic Development Professor Richard Levin.

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    NGP National Skills Accord and Accord on Basic Education 12 July 2011

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    Media Alert 12 July 2011

    Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel invites you to attend the signing of the National Skills Accord flowing from the New Growth Path discussions. At the ceremony, a National Skills Accord and an Accord on Basic Education and Partnerships with Schools will be signed. Signatories will include the Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga and the Minister Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande as well as leaders of organised labour, organised business and community organisations.

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    IDC Results 30 June 2011

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    PRESS RELEASE 30 June 2011

    The Minister of Economic Development, Mr Ebrahim Patel, today welcomed the release of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) annual results presented for the year ended March 2011.

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    PR IDC committed to allocate R25 billion 15 February 2011

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    PRESS RELEASE 15 February 2011

    Minister Ebrahim Patel told the National Assembly today that the IDC has committed to allocate R25 billion to new investments in the Green Economy over the next five years.

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    Stiglitz Invite 17 January 2011

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    World renowned economist and Nobel Laureate Prof. Joseph Stiglitz is visiting South Africa briefly during the week of 17 January 2011 and hosted for part of his stay by the Minister of Economic Development, Minister Ebrahim Patel. Prof. Stiglitz will participate in a meeting of the Economic Advisory Panel during his visit.

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    Bio Prof Stiglitz

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    Joseph E. Stiglitz is University Professor at Columbia University, a Nobel Laureate in Economics (2001), a former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank, and a member of the Economic Advisory Panel of the South African Minister of Economic Development. His latest book is Freefall: Free Markets and the Sinking of the Global Economy.

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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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