'It was a good time to go' - Former trade and industry DG Lionel October takes on next challenge

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October with former Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.
October with former Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.
Lameez Omarjee

October added he was excited about his new job as head of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) at the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).

As a national development finance institution, the primary objectives of the IDC are to contribute to sustainable economic growth in Africa the economic empowerment of South Africans.

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