Economy and Enterprise Development

North West Department Budget for 2015-16


A prosperous society and a growing economy.


To drive and facilitate a sustainable economic development in the North West Province through:

  • Coordinated economic planning.

  • Integrated economic development services.

  • Trade and investment promotion.

  • The development of other sectors.

  • Effective business regulations.

Core functions

The department’s core functions are summarised as follows:

  • Small Business Development;

  • Provincial macro-economic planning and development;

  • Research to determine economic potential and policy development;

  • Economic sector development and sectorial charter implementation;

  • Enhancement of productivity and competitiveness of various economic sectors;

  • Industrial development facilitation;

  • Economic infrastructure development facilitation;

  • Investment and trade promotion;

  • Regulatory functions (consumer protection and liquor policy administration, BBBEE policy compliance, gambling amongst others); and

  • Economic development planning & coordination including LED, IDPs, cluster management; and Project management

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.

Business Regulation and Governance
Economic Planning
Integrated Economic Development Services
Trade and Sector Development

Budgeted spending by programme for Economic Classification items

Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.

Current payments - Compensation of employees
Current payments - Goods and services
Current payments - Interest and rent on land
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Transfers and subsidies - Departmental agencies and accounts
Transfers and subsidies - Households
Transfers and subsidies - Public corporations and private enterprises
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