The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) will participate in the annual Investing in Africa Mining Indaba, taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from tomorrow, 6-9 February 2023.

the dtic will be joining other government departments and agencies such as the Departments of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), Science and Innovation (DSI), Brand South Africa, as well as State-Owned Companies reporting to the DMRE to form Team South Africa.

Investing in African Mining Indaba, often referred to as the Mining Indaba, is an annual professional conference dedicated to the capitalisation and development of mining interests in Africa. It is currently the world’s largest mining investment conference and Africa’s largest mining event.

More than 6 500 delegates representing international companies are expected to attend and interact with more than 400 sponsors and African government and non-government representatives.

The Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Mr Ebrahim Patel will be among the South African Cabinet ministers participating in the Investment Forum on Green Hydrogen to be held at the Westin Hotel on Tuesday, 7 February 2023 at 11:00 am.

The Acting Deputy Director-General of Invest South Africa, Mr Yunus Hoosen says the Indaba is an appropriate platform that will assist efforts to realise the goals set out in the government’s economic recovery strategy aimed at increasing growth, investment and employment.

“South Africa is committed to creating conditions for inclusive growth and transformation of the economy. Structural transformation of the South African economy rests on a partnership between government, business, organised labour and all stakeholders who share our commitment to inclusiveness in our development path,” says Hoosen.

He adds that this year’s Mining Indaba will have key focus on partnerships in the critical mineral value chains for sustainable development..

For RSVPs please contact Phumzile Kotane on 071 462 8246 or 063 114 3704.

Bongani Lukhele – Director: Media Relations
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Issued by: The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic)
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