'Urgent mandate' issued to verify local content - Supply Management

'Urgent mandate' issued to verify local content

Will Green is news editor of Supply Management
21 June 2018

The South African government is too “institutionally weak” to enforce local content rules in public procurement, according to a report.

The Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP), produced by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti), said almost R59.95bn had been “locked into the country” through local content rules between 2015 and 2017 but only 4.4% of this figure had been verified.

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