Department of Trade and Industry
Department of Trade and Industry (the dti)
|Vision of the dti|
|"A dynamic industrial, globally competitive South African economy, characterised by inclusive growth and development, decent employment and equity, built on the full potential of all citizens".|
|Mission of the dti|
|the dti´s mission is to:|
|•||Promote structural transformation, towards a dynamic industrial and globally competitive economy;|
|•||Provide a predictable, competitive, equitable and socially responsible environment, conducive to investment, trade and enterprise development;|
|•||Broaden participation in the economy to strengthen economic development; and|
|•||Continually improve the skills and capabilities of the dti to effectively deliver on its mandate and respond to the needs of South Africa's economic citizens.|
|Strategic Objectives of the dti|
the dti´s strategic objectives are to:
|1.||Facilitate transformation of the economy to promote industrial development, investment, competitiveness and employment creation;|
|2.||Build mutually beneficial regional and global relations to advance South Africa´s trade, industrial policy and economic development objectives;|
|3.||Facilitate broad-based economic participation through targeted interventions to achieve more inclusive growth;|
|4.||Create a fair regulatory environment that enables investment, trade and enterprise development in an equitable and socially responsible manner; and|
|5.||Promote a professional, ethical, dynamic, competitive and customer-focused working environment that ensures effective and efficient service delivery.|
|These five strategic objectives will be achieved through the collective efforts of the dti´s internal divisions and its Council of Trade and Industry Institutions (COTII), which are linked through a value chain to generate public value for the country´s economic citizens and deliver high-quality products and services to the dti´s varied clients and stakeholders. These products and services include policies, legislation and regulations, financial support and investment incentives, information and advisory support, as well as value-added partnerships.
the dti also aims to achieve its objectives through the pursuit of a more targeted investment strategy; improved competitiveness of the economy; broadened economic participation of previously disadvantaged individuals (PDIs) into the mainstream economy; and policy coherence.
|Core Themes of the dti|
After careful examination of its institutional arrangements and capacity to fulfil its mandate, the dti has clustered its work on the basis of core themes, which collectively seek to promote a more effective and co-ordinated approach to implementation of the dti´s strategic objectives, for an enhanced and long-term impact on the South African economy and its citizenry.