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We make an impact across the country, helping develop new business, growing existing companies, boosting local economies and providing expertise wherever needed.

Our African footprint

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


Mining world gathers in Cape Town

28 January 2014
The mining industry is expected in Cape Town for the annual Investing in African Mining Indaba, the world's biggest gathering of the sector's players.

Statistical update on South Africa’s economic sectors

02 September 2012
Statistical update on South Africa's economic sectors The IDC's Research and Information Department has released a statistical update of its Sectoral Trends publication for the third quarter of 2012. Read…

Statistical update on South Africa’s economic sectors

15 May 2012
Statistical update on South Africa's economic sectors The IDC's Research and Information Department has released the "Performance of the primary and secondary sectors of the South African economy – statistical…

Statistical update on South Africa’s economic sectors

13 December 2012
Statistical update on South Africa’s economic sectors The Industrial Development Corporation’s Research and Information Department has released the latest statistical update of its regular publication Sectoral Trends: Performance of the…

Energy storage has potential to spur economic growth

17 August 2017
The global energy generation landscape is evolving rapidly from a centralised generation to a distributed energy generation model. While this change has created challenges, it has also created opportunities, says…

IDC funded cement plant - launches in Ethiopia

19 May 2017
As part of its objectives aimed at strengthening regional economic integration, the IDC partnered with South African cement manufacturer PPC, the ...

Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2017 - Minister Zulu on SMMEs

20 March 2017
The South African economy needs scalable SMMEs that can grow at an exponential rate. This is critical to helping government achieve its objectives of reducing unemployment,” said Small Business Development…

New energy plant launched in Cape Town

31 January 2017
On the 25 January 2017, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), working with other partners, Clean Energy Africa, WasteMart and Afrox launched the multi-million rand New Horizons waste-to-energy plant in Athlone,…

IDC approvals jump to R15.3 billion for 2017 financial year

31 July 2017
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) continues to be counter-cyclical in the current economic environment. In 2017, the IDC demonstrated...

Bag manufacturer opens plant in Cape town

19 July 2017
Start-up enterprise, PP Excel (Pty) LTD has officially launched a manufacturing plant in Cape Town. The plant manufactures quality woven polypropylene cement and raffia bags...

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.



Easy access to government incentives.

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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2017 Integrated ReportOur Integrated Report, Advancing Transformative Industrialisation, covers our financial and non-financial strategy, performance aspects and prospects for the year 2017. 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 >

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