Department: Economic Development (EDD)

Contact Details

Physical: 3rd Floor, Block A, The dti Campus, 77 Meintjies Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria
Postal: Private Bag X149, Pretoria, 0001
Tel: 012 394 3747
Fax: 012 394 0255


The mission of the Department of Economic Development (EDD) is to: coordinate the contributions of government departments, state entities and civil society to effect economic development; improve alignment between economic policies, plans of the state, its agencies, government's political and economic objectives and mandate; and promote government's goal of advancing economic development via the creation of decent work opportunities.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr E Patel
Deputy Minister
Mr M Masuku
Director General
Mr M Simpson

Mr Ebrahim Patel
Deputy Minister:
Mr Madala Masuku
Director General:
Mr Malcolm Simpson (Acting)
Ms Aldene Appolis (Private Secretary: Minister)
Chief of Staff:
Dr Molefe Pule
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Steven Hlahane (Acting)
Deputy Directors General:
Senior Management:
Communications Officers:
Mr Thembinkosi Gamlashe (Director: Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriation941 856751 239831 554696 518
Actual Expenditure889 415698 924771 395687 124
Employee Compensation79 39875 68870 92262 074
Goods and Services48 98840 56765 87256 543
Capital Assets4 9492 7126 4973 807
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure401-558-
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure----
Posts Approved140164166n/a
Posts Filled116121136n/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

Reporting Entities

Annual Reports

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