Cllr Mxolisi Kaunda
His Worship The Mayor Of EThekwini Municipality
Cllr Braveman Thembubuhle Ntuli
EThekwini Municipality Economic Development & Planning Committee (ECOD) Chairperson
Dr. Ajiv Maharaj
Deputy Head, EDU
Sine Mhlongo
Nuthan Maharaj
Project Manager
Siphesihle Thusi
Research Analyst
Denny Thaveer
Project Manager
What We Do

The Durban EDGE is eThekwini Municipality’s platform to provide cutting-edge economic intelligence and insight to economic decision makers. The brand was established in 2011 by the City’s Economic Development Unit. The Durban EDGE produces publications; economic info releases, as well as on-demand seminars; an annual release on the State of the Durban Economy; and topical research papers.

Each release includes reliable data on the global, domestic, and local economy; designed to assist researchers, investors, business leaders, politicians and other key stakeholders. Anyone interested in receiving economic insights, participating in its activities, or contacting The Durban EDGE, is encouraged to email:

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