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idc logoThe IDC is a national development finance institution set up to promote economic growth and industrial development.

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sefa logoThe vision of sefa is to be the leading catalyst for the development of sustainable Survivalist, Micro, Small and Medium enterprises through the provision of finance.

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cc logoThe Competition Commission is a statutory body empowered to investigate, control and evaluate restrictive business practices, abuse of dominant positions and mergers in order to achieve equity and efficiency in the South African economy.

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ct logoThe Commission is the investigation and enforcement agency. The Tribunal is the adjudicative body, very much like a court. The Appeal Court considers appeals against decisions of the Tribunal. In practice, the Competition Act regulates two broad areas of competition, mergers and acquisitions on the one hand and prohibited practices (anti-competitive conduct) on the other hand.

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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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