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Our African footprint

We bring a wealth of experience to industrial transformation across Africa, supporting sustainable development in Africa. MORE >


Zwane looks forward to sunnier days

09 February 2016
Mining might be in its winter season, said Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane in opening the Mining Indaba. But he had met one on one with stakeholders and was certain…

Team South Africa delivers upbeat message at Davos

22 January 2016
President Jacob Zuma travelled to the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland with a strong delegation armed with the upbeat message that SA is a resilient country fully…

Joint auto venture to grow local jobs

22 December 2015
The Industrial Development Corporation has signed a R12-billion agreement with Beijing Automotive International Corporation to build a car manufacturing plant in South Africa.

Transforming SA’s economy through black industrialists

18 December 2015
The next step in South Africa’s economic transformation has been taken with the setting up of a forum to oversee funding applications from black industrialists.

IDC, China Construction Bank sign R10bn strategic cooperation deal

03 December 2015
The IDC and China Construction Bank have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to promote infrastructure and industrial development in South Africa and the rest of Africa.

Transnet Suppliers-Workshop

29 October 2015
Transnet is South Africa's state-owned freight transport and logistics company and is the custodian of the country's rail, ports and pipeline network.

Preferred small renewable energy producers announced

26 October 2015
Ten small preferred energy projects bidders under the Department of Energy’s Independent Power Producer Programme where announced by the Minister of Energy Tina Joematt-Petterson at the South African International Renewable…

IDC panel looks to African partnerships

20 October 2015
The African market has been incredibly rewarding to Nampak's growth plans, Chief Executive Officer Andre Marinus de Ruyter told delegates at the IDC's inaugural Industrial Development Conference.

IDC honours 12 champions of SA industry

20 October 2015
As part of its 75th anniversary celebrations, the IDC honoured 12 long-standing clients, representing some of the champions of South African industry who have their roots with the Corporation.

Nkosi upbeat on future of SA mining

20 October 2015
The local mining industry is certain to recover from its current slump, Exxaro Resources CEO Sipho Nkosi told a panel discussion on the eve of the IDC's inaugural Industrial Conference.

Building local economies

Our work in funding and supporting public local economic development agencies across the country. MORE >


Corporate responsibility

It is important for us to play our part in improving the quality of life of all our communities, especially in rural and underdeveloped areas.



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Supporting innovation

Intellectual capital plays a huge role in our economic development and, through the Open Innovation Initiative, we encourage an exchange of ideas.

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ircover square 497Our Integrated Report, Advancing Industrial Development, covers our financial and non-financial strategy, performance aspects and prospects for the year 2014/2015. MORE >




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Economic Development Minister Ebrahim PatelFacing tough economic times globally and locally, South Africa - and the IDC as one of its key development finance institutions - must diversify and focus on opportunities in three key areas, argues Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel. MORE >


podcastTune in to IDC updates
Listen to the our weekly Power Hour podcasts with Victor Kgomoeswana for updates on business trends, news and views. MORE >

Economic OverviewEconomic Overview, November 2015
A synopsis of recent developments in the global and South African economies. MORE >


Sectoral Trends, 2nd Quarter 2015
Analyses of production, employment and external trade trends pertaining to three broad sectors and 30 sub-sectors of the economy. MORE >



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