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IDC investing in green energy

The Tasol brand of solar water heaters has changed the lives of thousands of South Africans for the better, thanks in part to bridging finance supplied by the Industrial Development Corporation.



IDC, German Development Bank launch GEEF

The Industrial Development Corporate (IDC) and the German Development Bank (Kfw) have launched a R500 million Green Energy Efficiency Fund (GEEF).



IDC posts an increase in approvals amidst a slow economic recovery

The Industrial Developmental Corporation (IDC) today announced that it had approved funding amounting to R8.4 billion in South African investments for the financial year ended March 2011.



Izindlovukazi: giving women the power

Two hundred poor and jobless women can look forward to a brighter future for themselves, their families and communities, thanks to the Izindlovukazi Trust’s BBBEE investment in manufacturer Scamont Engineering, a deal funded by the IDC.



Sobengwe Forestry: growing rural profit

In 2007 eight members of the Radebe family used their combined Settlement and Land Acquisition Grants and additional financial assistance from the IDC to buy a piece of land from global pulp and paper group, Sappi. This is now Sobengwe Forestry, a small family business near Ixopo in southern KwaZulu-Natal.


Our sectors

Our strategic business units work in three distinct areas: the services sector; within the mining and manufacturing sector; and in the agro-processing and new industries environment. MORE >

Our regional support

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

Annual report

Advancing Industrial Development covers our financial and non-financial strategy and performance aspects for 2015. MORE >

Our products

We offer a wide range of products from debt equity to providing working capital and equipment finance. MORE >

Our research

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Corporate responsibility

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Domestic Medium Term Note Programme

The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Ltd has established a ZAR15,000,000,000 Domestic Medium Term Note Programme (as amended and updated on 17 July 2012). You can read the memorandum here. MORE >

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