Whereas the private sector is the biggest factor in the banking sector, there are growing moves by the state to become involved.
The North West Province produces one third of South Africa’s maize and about 15% of its wheat.
Two recent reports have concluded that South Africa’s grid could be flexible enough, and renewables supported by gas could provide base load.
SAMSA is investigating the feasibility of establishing specialist maritime schools in South Africa’s coastal provinces.
Current geological information illuminates vast amounts of minerals that are yet to be quantified.
Areas of investment that are expected to grow fastest include fuel cell technology, machinery for mining, energy generation and RE component manufacturing.
Three tourism strategies are set to inform the Arts Culture and Tourism (ACT) developmental agenda for the province.
Manufacturers and registered exporters are invited to participate in these international trade shows by means of National Pavilions.
Various agri-processing plants are under construction in North West.
Public and private sector funding is available for entrepreneurs.