Economy and Enterprise Development

North West Department Budget for 2015-16

Vision

A prosperous society and a growing economy.

Mission

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

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