Department of Economic Development (South Africa)
|Formed||7 July 2009|
|Jurisdiction||Government of South Africa|
|Headquarters||The DTI Campus, 77 Meintjies Street, Pretoria
|Annual budget||R595 million (2011/12)|
|Minister responsible||Ebrahim Patel, Minister of Economic Development|
|Deputy Minister responsible||Hlengiwe Mkhize, Deputy Minister of Economic Development|
|Department executive||Prof Richard Levin, Director-General: Economic Development|
|Child agencies||Competition Commission
Industrial Development Corporation
International Trade Administration Commission
Khula Enterprise Finance
South African Micro-finance Apex Fund
The Department of Economic Development is the department of the South African government responsible for economic policy, economic planning and economic development. It was established in 2009 after the election of President Jacob Zuma.
As of June 2012[update] the Minister of Economic Development is Ebrahim Patel and his deputy is Hlengiwe Mkhize. In the 2011/12 budget the department had a budget of R595 million and a staff complement of 45 civil servants.
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