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Congratulations to the Industrial Development Corporation’s Research and Information department, who have won the award for the Economist of the Year. Congratulations to the Industrial Development Corporation’s Research and Information department, who have won the award for the Economist of the Year. The announcement was made at...

At the end of the two-day Brics summit, there was agreement on a number of issues – setting up a development bank chief among them. A business forum and think tank council were also launched. At the close of their fifth summit, Brics leaders have stressed...

Tangible benefits are expected from South Africa's Brics membership. The IDC has made the most of the summit to sign agreements with its counterparts to enable economic growth. Business ties between South Africa and Brazil will be strengthened following a co-operation agreement between the Industrial Development...

A memorandum of understanding between the IDC and its Russian counterpart, signed on the sidelines of the Brics summit, will lead to greater co-operation between the two nations. The signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Industrial Development Corporation and the Russian Bank for Development...

A development bank run through Brics, for its small and medium enterprise sector, has been supported by various economists and national financial institutions. Economists from Brics countries have thrown their weight behind the establishment of a Brics development bank, saying it will help to improve the...

With an investment from the Industrial Development Corporation, South Africa Calcium Carbide has built a cogeneration plant that will cut its electricity bill and help the environment. Going green is encouraged around the world and plenty of companies in South Africa are answering the call. South...

The Industrial Development Corporation has teamed up with Adopt-A-School and the Basic Education Department to help 20 selected schools over the next five years. the programme was launched by IDC’s CEO Geoffrey Qhena, minister of basic education Angie Motshekga and Adopt-A-School chairman Cyril Ramaphosa on...

This report reviews the evolution of the cost of generating electricity from renewable energy sources, focusing on three particular technologies - namely wind, solar photovoltaic (PV) and concentrated solar thermal (commonly referred to as CSP). The cost evolution of renewable energies This report reviews the evolution of...

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...

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