the dti

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) promotes structural transformation creating a dynamic industrial and globally competitive economy. It broadens participation in the economy to strengthen economic development and continually aims to respond effectively to the needs of South Africa’s economic citizens. MORE>>


The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) is the national development finance institution promoting economic growth and industrial development. The organisation’s primary objectives are to contribute to the creation of balanced, sustainable economic growth in South Africa and the rest of Africa. MORE>>


Founder of House of La RicMal, Malcolm Green

Success Stories

“To speed up economic development in South Africa, we need to speed up access to funding.” Founder of House of La RicMal, Malcolm Green

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Watch our extensive gallery of videos to see how MCEP has given South African’s across the country that competitive edge.
Life is much easier at Quick Press Manufacturing since the company upgraded its machinery through the Department of Trade and Industry's Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (MCEP).

With the help of the Industrial Developments Corporation's Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (MCEP), KGK Diamonds has bought high-end machinery to aid in the production of polished diamonds, boosting staff numbers and skills.