News Updates

News Updates

South Africa’s GDP expanded by 2.5% in 2012, with growth in the final quarter of the year (2.1% q-o-q) having benefitted from improved performances in manufacturing, financial and business services, and agriculture. Download PDF...

The IDC’s latest Economic Overview looks at the deteriorating economic environment in Europe, the looming ‘fiscal cliff’ in the US, Africa’s growth prospects and the implications of these trends for business in South Africa. Click here to download full report  ...

The Industrial Development Corporation’s Research and Information Department has released the latest statistical update of its regular publication Sectoral Trends: Performance of the primary and secondary sectors of the South African economy.The Industrial Development Corporation’s Research and Information Department takes pleasure in releasing the latest...

Rewards is the exciting new rewards programme for all IDC staff. If you receive exceptional service from an IDC staff member, you can make a nomination here and explain why you feel he or she deserves to be recognised.Click here to view the ewards site....

The BAW South Africa plant has been set up with a R196m cash injection from its local and South African partners. It will assemble minibus taxis.The BAW South Africa plant has been set up with a R196m cash injection from its local and South African...

The Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP) and the Southern African Development Community Development Finance Institutions Network (SADC DFI Network) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 16 November.The Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia...

Finding ways to help small scale farmers, who are at the forefront of providing nations with food for survival, were thrashed out in the second session of the Joint CEO Forum.Finding ways to help small scale farmers, who are at the forefront of providing nations...

Moving away from a reliance on developed countries for funding and assistance and towards south-south co-operation is key to sustainable growth, the First Joint CEO Forum is told.Developing countries in Africa and Asia should take advantage of the current financial crisis in Europe to...

The first Joint AADFI and ADFIAP CEO Forum, which focuses on south-south co-operation, began with discussions on sharing best practice in helping disadvantaged farmers and small rural enterprises.Johannesburg, South AfricaWays for African and Asian development finance institutions (DFIs) to work together to finance disadvantaged farmers...

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