Department of Public Enterprises

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Department of Public Enterprises
Department overview
Formed 1994 (1994)[1]
Jurisdiction Government of South Africa
Ministers responsible
Website http://www.dpe.gov.za/

The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) is one of the ministries of the South African government. It is the governments shareholder representative with oversight responsibility for a number of state-owned enterprises (SoEs).

Enterprises

It is estimated that South Africa has about 300 SoEs, nine of which fall under the responsibility of the DPE;[2]

  • Alexkor – Mining sector (diamond mining)
  • Denel – Aerospace and Defence sector (armaments manufacturer)
  • Eskom – Energy sector (national electricity utility)
  • SA Express – Transport sector (regional and feeder airline)
  • South African Forestry Company – Forestry sector (manages forestry on state owned land)
  • Transnet – Transport and related infrastructure sector (railways, harbours, oil/fuel pipelines and terminals)

Other corporate entities not under the Department of Public Enterprises include the South African Post Office, the South African Broadcasting Corporation, the South African Bureau of Standards, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and Sentech.

Various other smaller state-owned companies exist in South Africa.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Our History". Department of Public Enterprises.
  2. ^ "Gigaba signals yet more taxpayer support for State firms". engineeringnews.co.za. December 6, 2010. Retrieved January 2, 2011.

External links

  • Ministry of Public Enterprises
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