Announcements (7)

Presentations for the TIPS Development Dialogue held on 17 August 2017  are available online. See Agro-processing - an opportunity for growth & the MCIT investment survey, Speakers: Neva Makgetla (TIPS),  Mbongeni Ndlovu (TIPS), Philippa Rodseth (Manufacturing Circle), Xhanti Payi (Nascence Advisory & Research).
Friday, 26 May 2017

TIPS Annual Forum 2017

The theme of the TIPS Annual Forum 2017 was Industrialisation and Sustainable Growth - see View programme: Annual Forum 2017 Programme. View Photo Gallery. Get copies of the papers and presentations.
The April TIPS Development Dialogue seminar was on public procurement and industrial development. For more information and copies of the presentations go to  Development Dialogue. Presenters: Rod Crompton, Judith Fessehaie, Simon Roberts (CCRED), Neva Makgetla, Asanda Fotoyi (TIPS). Discussant: Edwin Ritchkin
The Real Economy Bulletin is a review of quarterly trends, developments and data in the real economy, together with analysis of the main manufacturing industries and key data in Excel format. Additional topics in this edition include briefing notes on scenarios for US protectionism and the 2017/8 budget and industrialisation. See The Real Economy Bulletin - Fourth Quarter 2016.
The South Africa-European Union Sustainability Transition Dialogue is hosting five multi-stakeholder workshops around the country in the first half of 2017. These will be held in Johannesburg (February), Limpopo (March), Pretoria (April), Ethekwini (May) and Western Cape (June). For more information and how to apply go to Workshops. 
The Manufacturing Circle Investment Tracker (MCIT) measures investment by manufacturing enterprises in property, plant and equipment, research and development, and human capital. The Fourth Quarter 2016 is available to download or read online: MCIT Q4 2016
Applications are open for the MPhil Industrial Policy being run by the University of Johannesburg in conjunction with the African Institute for Economic Planning and Development in Senegal. It will provide government officials and people from research institutions with knowledge about industrial policy formulation and implementation. For details on how to apply read here. Deadline: 30 September 2017.