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)|
|Deputy Minister responsible|
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 Madala Masuku. In the 2011/12 budget the department had a budget of R595 million and a staff complement of 45 civil servants.
- "Vote 28: Economic Development" (PDF). Estimates of National Expenditure 2011. Pretoria: National Treasury. 23 February 2011. ISBN 978-0-621-39863-2. Retrieved 7 January 2012.
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