Budget-Speech06-1600x800-1On Tuesday 21 April, President Cyril Ramaphosa had this to say about South Africa’s fight against the Covid-19 pandemic:  We are resolved not merely to return our economy to where it was before the coronavirus, but to forge a new economy in a new global reality…. Building on the cooperation that is being forged among all social partners during this crisis, we will accelerate the structural reforms [emphasis added] required to reduce the cost of doing business, to promote localisation and industrialization, to overhaul state-owned enterprises and to strengthen the informal sector…..more

A counter-cyclical R800bn boost into the heart of the economy – Mboweni

IEJ COVID-19 emergency rescue package summary