medium term budget policy statement

 
We are worried about load-shedding — Mogajane
We are worried about load-shedding — Mogajane
As parts of the country were once again plunged into darkness on Wednesday, the national treasury says that it is concerned about the challenges...
Brexit-type clock ticks for Eskom
Brexit-type clock ticks for Eskom
The smart money is already leaving the country ahead of two looming dates on the economic calendar, a news agency reported this week. The dates are...
Tax revenues record shock shortfall
Tax revenues record shock shortfall
The turmoil that the South African Revenue Service (Sars) has been under in recent years, was again evident in the preliminary tax collections...
Budget: It just keeps getting harder to balance state books
Budget: It just keeps getting harder to balance state books
It has gotten progressively tougher to balance the state’s books — as budgets in the past few years have routinely revealed. 
Maiden Mboweni budget confirmed for Feb 20
Maiden Mboweni budget confirmed for Feb 20
Treasury has confirmed that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will table his maiden Budget in Parliament on February 20 at 2pm.
The finance minister details a plan to ‘rebuild the ancient ruins’
The finance minister details a plan to ‘rebuild the ancient ruins’
It’s not often that Bible verses and Dickens are quoted in the same speech, especially when the speech is to outline the medium-term budget.
Public sector squeeze has begun
Public sector squeeze has begun
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration will not fill vacancies for directors general or extend the contracts of others until the conclusion...
Editorial: At last, dignity for women
Editorial: At last, dignity for women
Persistent lobbying and campaigning, mostly by those who menstruate every month, has finally paid off.
Govt ‘no’ to public service wage hikes
Govt ‘no’ to public service wage hikes
The treasury has refused to provide additional funding for the public sector salary bill, because the government can no longer afford it.
Mboweni targets water crisis
Mboweni targets water crisis
Quoting people from Dickens to Isaiah, newly entrenched Finance Minister Tito Mboweni positioned himself as the purveyor of righteousness and enemy...
MTBPS catches markets off-guard
MTBPS catches markets off-guard
This week’s medium-term budget policy statement (MTBPS) was a bitter pill for markets to swallow and could affect how ratings agencies, especially Moody’s, view the country’s prospects, according to analysts....
The showman must now deliver
The showman must now deliver
In some ways this year’s medium-term budget policy statement was almost as bad as last year’s. The bruising reality check that came with larger...

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