PSIR is one of several departments within the Economic Development and Investment Promotion Unit. Our goal is to provide cutting edge intelligence to the City. The department plays an important role in research, strategy, collaboration, analysis and advisory support. 
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What's New?
NEW EDGE PUBLICATION: This edition has a special focus on Innovation as a key element cutting across all sectors. Click here to read what's happening within PSIR
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EDGE and Other New Publications 
The acronym, EDGE, stands for Economic Development and Growth in eThekwini. The brand was established in 2011 by the Economic Development and Investment Promotion Unit with the aim of creating a recognizable source of cutting-edge research and information. Click here to read our publications.


2016 is an exciting year for us at PSIR, check out what we have been up to:

Click here to read about our upcoming and recent events  

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