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'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriation814 538941 856751 239831 554
Actual Expenditure666 353889 415698 924771 395
Employee Compensation84 99079 39875 68870 922
Goods and Services48 47548 98840 56765 872
Capital Assets2 7724 9492 7126 497
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure348175-558
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure50---
Posts Approved133140164166
Posts Filled118116121136
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

Reporting Entities

Annual Reports

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