South Africa

E-portal will make tenders accessible, create jobs

2012-08-23

'If South Africa is to create the millions of jobs it needs, the government must buy more goods and services from small businesses, by putting in place set-asides for small firms or by using e-procurement.

 

'The National Development Plan describes several interventions that can result in faster and more inclusive economic growth. One of these is the promotion of procurement measures that will stimulate domestic industry and job creation.

 

'The plan calls for state procurement opportunities to be made more accessible to small businesses and for an improvement to be made in transparency.'

 

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