|According to their website, the Department of Trade and Industry's key role is to ensure that the South African economy 'benefits all'. In order to do this, their medium-term strategic objectives are to:
'promote coordinated implementation of the accelerated and shared growth initiative;
promote direct investment and growth in the industrial and services economy, with particular focus on employment creation;
contribute towards the development and regional integration of the African continent within the Nepad framework;
promote broader participation, equity and redress in the economy; and
raise the level of exports and promote equitable global trade.'