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The Development Bank of Southern Africa

The Development Bank of Southern Africa is one of the leading development financial institutions on the continent. Our primary purpose is delivering impactful development finance solutions that ignite transformative change in South Africa and on the rest of the African continent. Improving the quality of life of people in Africa is the fundamental focus of our development impact. We aim to bend the arc of history towards shared prosperity through multifaceted investments in sustainable infrastructure and human capacity.

Our product solutions span all phases of the infrastructure development value chain from infrastructure planning and project preparation, across range of financing and non-financing investments to infrastructure implementation and delivery. Our primary areas of focus include Energy, ICT, Transport, Water and Sanitation. Our secondary area of focus are Education, Housing and Health.


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ECIC is the official export credit agency (ECA) of South African government. ECIC provides insurance that enables South African exporters to offer their services and products on the international market, with a particular focus on emerging markets that are considered too risky for conventional insurers. Its overarching goal and mandate from the South African government is to make South African exporters attractive to international buyers to attract foreign income, stimulate local economic growth and create local jobs.


Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) 

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) of South Africa Limited was established in 1940 through an Act of Parliament (Industrial Development Corporation Act, 22 of 1940) and is fully owned by the South African Government.

IDC priorities are aligned with the national policy direction as set out in the National Development Plan (NDP), Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) and industry Master Plans. Our mandate is to maximise our development impact through job-rich industrialisation, while contributing to an inclusive economy by, among others, funding black-owned and empowered companies, black industrialists, women, and youth-owned and empowered enterprises.


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Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone Company (RBIDZ)

The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone Company (RBIDZ) is a Special Economic Zone that is purpose-built and secure industrial estate on the north-eastern coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa linked to the international deep-water port of Richards Bay. It is tailored for the manufacturing of goods and production of services to boost beneficiation, investment, economic growth and the development of skills and employment. The RBIDZ is a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) that aims to encourage international competitiveness through world-class infrastructure as well as tax, VAT and duty-free incentives to qualifying investors.  We are your gateway to world markets.

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Lesedi evolved from Intense Engineering in the mid- 1980’s. In 2001, Lesedi Engineering partnered with a global nuclear leader, AREVA NP, to form Lesedi Nuclear Services, a proudly South African, and now a level 3 B-BBEE company. Today, Lesedi is a trusted leader in the industry with experience of more than 3 decades. We are an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) company executing turnkey engineering projects and providing maintenance services in the power generation, mining and oil & gas industries.