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NCOP Economic and Business Development
Department of Energy on its Annual Performance Plan, with Minister and Deputy Minister
23 May 2017
The Committee received a briefing from the Department of Energy on its Annual Performance Plan and Budget.
In her preliminary remarks, the Minister of Energy said that there were two critical issues that had to be seen to. The first was on the operations and effectiveness of the DoE’s entities. ...
Economic Development Department & Industrial Development Corporation on their Annual Performance Plans, with Minister & Deputy
9 May 2017
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) presented its Corporate Plan and shared some deep concerns about the current economic conditions as influenced by the credit rating downgrade and how the junk status will affect the Corporation’s ability to disburse funding to its clients. In light of the current economic conditions, the ...
Economic Development Department on its Third Quarter Performance, with Minister & Deputy in attendance
28 Feb 2017
The Minister reported an unemployment rate of 26.7%, this is 0.6 percentage points lower than the 27.1% of Quarter 2, 2016. The labour force increased by 143 000. 235 000 jobs were created in Q3:127 000 were formal non-agriculture jobs, 53 000 informal non-agriculture, 38 000 in agriculture and 17 ...
NCOP Economic and Business Development
Department of Public Works & Property Management Trading Entity on their 2015/16 Annual Report, with Minister in attendance
21 Feb 2017
At the outset, Minister Nxesi assured the Committee that he and the DPW took their engagements very seriously. The DPW had a turnaround plan in place which was started in 2012. The plan was founded on two pillars. The first was to have zero tolerance for corruption ...
Minister of Economic Development on Quarter 2 Performance
15 Nov 2016
The Minister stated that growth rates on the African continent were faster than global average since 2000, driven by an expanding demand for commodities, rising urbanisation and growing investment levels. However, African growth is now slowing sharply. South Africa’s growth will be affected by weaker continental growth. Total trade between ...
New Growth Path: response to questions by Minister of Economic Development
8 Nov 2016
The Minister responded in detail to questions asked by members at the 25 October meeting. His responses highlighted that in unlocking investment it is important that the country focus on the political economy, market opportunity, access to infrastructure, regulatory efficiency, skills availability, and competitiveness and inclusion. The Minister noted that ...
New Growth Path: Minister of Economic Development progress report; Economic Development BRRR
25 Oct 2016
The Minister of Economic Development presented on the New Growth Path preliminary medium term review. He stated that prior to the adoption of the NGP employment stood at 13 638 000 jobs, after the NGP the statistics showed 15 545 000 jobs that have been created thus far. Therefore, since ...
Economic Development Department, Competition Tribunal & IDC on their 2015/16 Annual Reports, with Minister & Deputy
13 Oct 2016
Department of Economic Development Annual Report
Competition Commission of South Africa Annual Report
Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited Annual Report
The Minister highlighted that the EDD spent 99.8% of its allocated budget and was able to meet its performance targets from the 23 indicators that were included in ...
Minister's briefing on Economic Development Department Jan-Jun 2016 performance
13 Sep 2016
The Minister, Mr Ebrahim Patel, said the 4th quarter was normally challenging as it came after the Christmas period, but the 4th quarter had experienced even rougher economic conditions and mining and agriculture had declined. The year had seen rising employment until the 4th quarter where in three months 355 ...
Infrastructure Development Bill [B49-2013]: Minister & Department of Economic Development responses to public submissions
27 Jan 2014
The Minister of Economic Development presented an overview of the intention behind the Infrastructure Development Bill (the Bill) and the comments on, and, where applicable, proposals for new wording following public submissions. He noted that over the past four years, when infrastructure was identified as a major jobs driver, infrastructure ...