Growing domestic demand at heart of plan to create a million manufacturing jobs

The Manufacturing Circle released a plan on Friday outlining how South Africa could create a million jobs over a ten-year period through pursuing a series of reforms designed at stimulating demand for South African manufactured products and improving the investment climate.

The 48-page document, which also recommends the creation of a “super-ministry”, similar to Japan’s Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), was handed to Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies at a launch function hosted at the Gordon Institute of Business Science, in Johannesburg. Davies said he “warmly welcomed” the plan, despite disagreeing with some of its recommendations.

Click on the link to read the full article posted on polity.org.za on 24th November 2017  By: Terence Creamer  Creamer Media Editor

http://www.polity.org.za/article/growing-domestic-demand-at-heart-of-plan-to-create-a-million-manufacturing-jobs-2017-11-24

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