Economy

Gauteng to create new economic corridors

With plans to grow the economy and create jobs in Gauteng, Premier David Makhura has announced the development of five new economic corridors in the province that will each have distinct industries and comparative advantages.

Nelson Mandela Bridge

Radical transformation is necessary: Zuma

In a response to a two-day debate on his State of the Nation address, President Jacob Zuma said industrialisation, boosting agriculture and manufacturing, as well as adding value to the country's mineral wealth, would help open up economic participation to all who live in South Africa.


Plans to tap into South Africa's oceans on track

Operation Phakisa to promote economic growth and job creation is surging ahead. Its oceans economy lab is in the implementation phase. This comes as South Africa's oceans are estimated to have the potential to contribute up to R177-billion to gross domestic product.


Mining 'still a key pillar for SA economy'

The government's strategic focus on industrialisation and enhancing the links between mining and the rest of the country's economy will be a key focus for South Africa at this year's Mining Indaba, which takes place in Cape Town between 9 and 12 February, writes Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

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