Through targeted trade and investment promotion and facilitation, the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA) drives innovative and sustainable growth, as well as socioeconomic development, in the Gauteng city region. Sound investment facilitation reduces the cost and difficulty of doing business by removing red tape and regulatory bottlenecks. This, in turn, empowers the private sector and entrepreneurship by igniting the strategic development and social transformation of the region – a cluster of cities and towns centred on Gauteng that make up SA’s economic heartland. The GGDA and its subsidiaries such as The Innovation Hub and the Automotive Industry Development Centre are guided by the provincial government’s economic development strategy to drive transformation, modernisation and reindustrialisation in the Gauteng economy. With a focus on socioeconomic yield and job creation in the investments it facilitates, the agency takes a consultative approach in engaging strategic ...

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