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Wednesday, 24 June 2020 11:54

Economy expected to contract by 7.2% this year

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country’s economy is projected to contract by 7.2% in 2020.

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Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says the National Treasury has set aside R100 billion to support government’s response to job creation.

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With several businesses facing the bleak prospect of shutting down as a direct consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged that such decisions be carefully taken.

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Tuesday, 14 April 2020 19:37

Government mulls COVID-19 funding models

Government, through National Treasury, is exploring all funding avenues to finance all COVID-19 related programmes and measures aimed at addressing the pandemic.

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Government will over the next three years attempt to reduce the public sector wage bill by R160 billion, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said on Wednesday.

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Wednesday, 26 February 2020 19:29

SA readies to establish state bank

Government is ready to establish a state bank, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said on Wednesday.

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Wednesday, 26 February 2020 19:17

Sin Taxes increase

Smokers and drinkers will from Wednesday have to dig deeper into their pockets for cigarettes and alcohol.

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Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says a special bill on Eskom -- aimed at finding a roadmap of the power utility’s recovery -- is currently being drafted. 

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