Trade Policy and Strategy Framework
Through the International Trade and Economic Development (ITED) Division,the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) initiated a Review of South Africa’s trade policy in mid-2007. The Framework sets out the key principles and approaches to South Africa’s strategy for global integration with respect to our engagements and negotiations at multilateral, regional and bilateral levels. Download the Trade Policy and Strategy Framework here
Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) 2014/15 – 2016/17
The Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) outlines South African government initiatives to accelerate the industrialisation of the South African economy. IPAP which is updated on a year on year basis, is one of the key pillars of the New Growth Path (NGP), an economic policy framework for 2010-2020. There are seven key areas of focus in IPAP 6: procurement will play a role, industrial finance will be a focus, as will developmental trade policy, competition policy, regulation and intellectual property, and innovation and technology.