ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: PPI data to reflect updates to the basket

Producer inflation expected to tick up because of fuel price increases in January

DONDO MOGAJANE: Budget 2024 is a delicate balancing act, with risks on the horizon

Treasury has managed to orchestrate a budget that addressed pressing national priorities while maintaining financial prudence

Treasury weighs in on lowering the Reserve Bank’s inflation target

Lowering the inflation target would make SA more competitive, it says

National budget is an electioneering con, says analyst

Godongwana’s claim of a primary surplus 'is merely cashing in on Reserve Bank reserves'

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Godongwana’s budget injection of R150bn a debt reprieve

Profits on foreign reserves give budget some breathing room, but taxpayers will not get relief from bracket creep

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Godongwana announces slight rise in carbon fuel levy

Government mindful of high cost of living and effect of fuel prices on food and transport costs, says minister

Provinces given spending lifeline as Treasury reverses cuts

Overall funding for provinces of R729.5m is above the R706.4m that had been estimated in October’s MTBPS

Godongwana upbeat about pace of structural reforms

Energy supply and logistics failures are being addressed through measures to accelerate private investment in infrastructure and stabilise Eskom and Transnet

Treasury cuts 2023 GDP forecast but is more positive about 2024

The downgrade in growth to 0.6% was affected by weaker-than-expected outcomes in the third quarter

Treasury will achieve a primary budget surplus in 2023/24

The excess was made possible by a distribution totalling R150bn from the Gold and Foreign Exchange Contingency Reserve Account

Motor industry gets its plan on EV manufacturing

The government will back the transition, but hiked the vehicle emissions tax, taking aim specifically at double-cab bakkies

Tax revenue seen R56.1bn lower than 2023 budget estimate

Weak economic conditions, worsened by load-shedding and logistics snarl-ups, exact a heavy price on fiscus