Evaluating South Africa’s Industrial Funding Response to COVID-19


eNCA: COVID-19 Update

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Interview about the South African industrial funding response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The discussion evaluates the possible impact of the Department of Small Business Development ZAR 500.0 million to assist small and medium enterprises and the Industrial Development Corporation and Department of Trade, Industry and Competition earmarking of ZAR 3.0 billion for SMMEs. The interview also discusses whether this response is sufficient to deal with the wider economic and public health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Siya Biniza

Role: Executive Director
Siya is a Political Economist specialising in Development Finance, Industrial Development, and Regional Integration...


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