Medium Term Budget Policy Statement

 
Editorial: If we don’t fix it, IMF may
Editorial: If we don’t fix it, IMF may
We have a plan, the latest incarnation of which was the medium-term budget policy statement the new finance minister tabled in Parliament two weeks...
Mboweni’s medium-term budget a bitter pill
Mboweni’s medium-term budget a bitter pill
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivered a medium term budget policy statement (MTBPS) on Wednesday that served as a bitter reality check for the...
Nene promises financial prudence as all eyes turn to the MTBPS
Nene promises financial prudence as all eyes turn to the MTBPS
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene gave assurances on Thursday that government was committed to fiscal prudence, despite additional spending pressures...
Dodging the credit ratings wrecking ball
Dodging the credit ratings wrecking ball
Wednesday’s budget may be just enough to stave off a credit ratings downgrade from Moody’s but it needs to be followed by structural reforms...
Read in full: Pravin Gordhan's medium-term budget policy statement
Read in full: Pravin Gordhan's medium-term budget policy statement
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is in Parliament delivering the ministry's medium-term budget policy statement.
SA is working hard to create employment opportunities
SA is working hard to create employment opportunities
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was under pressure to send the right message out to rating agencies and investors that he was on track to promote...
Will fiscal balancing act pay off?
Will fiscal balancing act pay off?
The outcome from the medium-term budget policy statement was never going to be sunny and indeed the news delivered by Finance Minister Pravin...
Disappointing dip in energy
Disappointing dip in energy
The report back on energy was not as encouraging as some would have liked, with expenditure 9.9% down on the same period last year and the energy...
Civil service gets a kick in the cupboard
Civil service gets a kick in the cupboard
When Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan consulted his cupboard before the medium-term budget, he found himself in Old Mother Hubbard's plimsoles....
Gordhan's magnifying glass hovers over infrastructure
Gordhan's magnifying glass hovers over infrastructure
Spending on infrastructure is one of the areas financial organisations and rating agencies made clear they would examine with great interest when...
Teachers win a shot in the arm
Teachers win a shot in the arm
Health, education and social services will continue to receive the largest chunk of the national purse, according to the national treasury's...
State-owned enterprises given extra slices of the budget pie
State-owned enterprises given extra slices of the budget pie
State arms manufacturer Denel was awarded R118.3-million, which is the seventh claim by Denel Saab Aerostructures under the indemnity agreement with...

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