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Pretoria, the city of South Africa is an important industrial centre. It is famous for heavy industries that include iron and steel casting. Other manufacturing industries incorporate automotive, railroad and machinery. The city comprises the headquarters of the South Africa Iron and steel Corporation (ISCOR) that manufactures most of the nation's steel.

Being the midpoint of the national economy, the Greater Pretoria metropolitan area produces up to 9% of the National Gross Geographic Product. Its economy is dominated by several sectors, which includes government companies, motor vehicles and parts manufacturing industry.

The city is a centre point for developing small as well as big businesses. It is emerging as a treasury for job-seekers because of the ever growing economy. The Pretoria Municipal Area is very much famous for various economical activities.