Promotion of Economic Growth and Development in the Northern Cape Province based on DE2BS i.e. Diversification, Empowerment, Employment, Business Creation and Sustainable Development.
The creation of an enabling environment aimed at economic transformation, growth and development to ensure decent job creation in the Northern Cape Province.
The department’s core functions are summarised as follows:
To provide leadership, strategic management in accordance with government legislation, regulations and policies.
To ensure an effective and compliant department that will provide technical support and economic policy advice to the Northern Cape Province.
To promote, support and facilitate integrated economic development through shared partnerships in the province.
To accelerate economic growth by facilitating export from and investment into the province while simultaneously promoting economic diversification and industrial expansion.
To stimulate economic development through industry development and trade and investment promotion.
To regulate business practices and ensure compliance with relevant legislation whilst optimizing revenue collection and monitoring departmental agencies.
To support the development of measurable economic policies, strategies and plans informed by relative economic research so that they are in alignment with the provincial economic strategies with the aim of halving unemployment and achieving an average annual economic growth of 4-6 percent.
To ensure an equitable, socially responsible business environment that allows for predictability.
To manage the development and promotion of the Northern Cape as a competitive tourist destination
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.
A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different expenditure budgets, depending on their requirements and available finances. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.
The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.
Budgeted and actual expenditure/allocations for a department can increase or decrease from year to year. Changes in expenditure for a department can be because of changes in the activities of the department, because of changes in priorities between departments, because of cost efficiencies or because of increases in the price of goods and services due to inflation.
The chart shows the department’s actual expenditure for past years, and budgeted expenditure for the current year and the upcoming three years of the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF). By adjusting these numbers to take inflation into account, it is possible to determine if a department’s expenditure is really increasing or decreasing in real terms, as compared to the rest of the economy.
Previous financial years indicate actual expenditure while upcoming financial years indicate estimated expenditure:
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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