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Budget 2014 tackles irregularity in SA’s Property Industry

Tabling the 2014 budget in the National Assembly, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said an initiative undertaken jointly with the public works department to review the validity and cost effectiveness of all government property leases had exposed several deficiencies. ... Full story

2014 Budget Focus on Industrial Incentives

According to the 2014 Estimates of National Expenditure, tabled by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday, incentive development and administration will make up well over half of its total budget.

Highlights of the National Budget Speech 2014

Highlights of the South African National Budget Speech 2014-15 delivered by Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan to Parliament on February 26th, Cape Town.

Focus on Gordhan's 2014 National Budget Speech

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will present a plan that will focus on state expenditure, taxes, welfar, infrastructure and further managing budget deficit when he delivers his 2014-15 budget speech today in Parliament.

Mid-Term Budget Impact on SA Property Investment

The South African 2013 Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) announcement demonstrates that government is serious about cutting back on excessive internal expenditure.

Gordhan delivers 2013 SA's mid-term budget speech

South African government will meet its budget deficit target of 4.2 percent this year, or down R144.6bn in the 2013-14 fiscal year, and limit spending over the medium term, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced.

BRICS summit fits well with SA’s National Development Plan

Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India and China will join President Jacob Zuma in hammering out far-reaching finance issues for the bloc, including the discussion on the formation of a new development bank in Brics countries and other emerging markets.

South Africa's National 2013 Budget under spotlight

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will today address South Africa’s National budget, which is expected to focus on increasing the tax base, reducing costs and give details on how the country’s massive infrastructure projects will be funded.

Gordhan delivers the 2012 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement

Delivering a strong message to reassure nervous investors, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan emphasised that South Africa has an extremely sound, sustainable framework and fiscally safe, as we are not about to fall off of any cliff.

Moody's downgrades South Africa's credit rating by one notch

Moody's Investors Service cut SA’s credit rating by one notch to Baa1 from A3 on Thursday, citing worries about the country's institutional strength, investment climate, as well as future political stability.

South African Government welcomes IMF assessment

South Africa must press ahead with reforms to ensure its economic stability and Job creation is an urgent national priority to reduce the stubbornly high rate of unemployment.

IMF lowers South Africa economic growth forecasts

South Africa's economic growth is likely to moderate in 2012 due to weak external conditions and global uncertainty, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday, adding monetary policy should remain accommodative given limited fiscal space.

South Africa differs with Moody’s downgrade

South Africa disagrees with rating agency Moody’s downgrade of South African financial institutions, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

High expectations ahead of Gordhan 2012 budget speech

With just hours to go before Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivers his speech, All eyes will be on the Minister as he delivers his 2012 Budget Speech in the National Assembly today.

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