Budget 2022

All the latest news, views and analysis of finance minister Enoch Godongwana's budget address in Parliament

23 February 2022 - 12:53

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NEWS

Godongwana gets finances on stable path while providing relief

Measures of financial health look far rosier and ordinary South Africans gain from tax windfall

Lukanyo Mnyanda
Editor: Business Day

BUDGET IN A NUTSHELL: Godongwana uses mining bonanza to cut debt and aid ...

The government has pledged to maintain fiscal discipline that will see it record a primary surplu a year earlier than ...

Lukanyo Mnyanda
Editor: Business Day

Business sector warms to ‘realistic’ budget speech

Minerals Council SA says commitment to reducing fiscal deficit bodes well for the discipline SA needs in managing its ...

By Luyolo Mkentane

Treasury warns several risks threaten forecasts

Godongwana urges SA to proceed with caution

By Linda Ensor

Godongwana promises ‘tough love’ on distressed parastatals

Finance minister says there will be no blanket approach to providing bailouts to the SOEs

By Thando Maeko

WATCH: Enoch Godongwana delivers the 2022 budget

Godongwana faced a difficult balancing act amid a range of spending pressures

Treasury considering Eskom debt solution as support continues

Fiscal intervention needed, but the details of a plan are still being discussed, says Godongwana

By Denene Erasmus

Cosatu and opposition parties denounce ‘inadequate’ budget

Godongwana accused of skirting the issues of national debt, jobs and public-sector pay

By Luyolo Mkentane and Amanda Khoza

Views and Analysis

ISAAH MHLANGA: Risks linger, but Godongwana gets lots right

The budget is a major improvement on both the 2021 version and the 2021 medium-term budget policy statement

Isaah Mhlanga
Columnist

HILARY JOFFE: Budget puts SA back on path to stabilising debt

Godongwana uses 45% of medium-term revenue overshoot to cut public debt

Hilary Joffe
Columnist
Opinion Editor's Choice

EDITORIAL: Steady budget marks return to stability but hard work lies ahead

Calm in markets a sign that traders were underwhelmed by Godongwana’s speech — which is perhaps a good thing

STUART THEOBALD: No simple answer to social spending effects

The National Treasury has faced enormous political and social pressure to open the taps

Finance minister Enoch Godongwana delivered his maiden budget speech, stressing that economic growth will be limited and that state-owned entities will have to get their houses in order if they want more funding from government. #Budget2022 #EnochGodongwana Subscribe to TimesLIVE Video here: https://www.youtube.com/user/TimesLive Comment Moderation Policy: https://www.timeslive.co.za/comments/

Minister of finance Enoch Godongwana delivered his first budget speech in parliament today. In a press conference held before the event, he said state owned entities would have to justify requests for funding before treasury would make money available. #Ministeroffinance #Budget2022 Subscribe to TimesLIVE Video here: https://www.youtube.com/user/TimesLive Comment Moderation Policy: https://www.timeslive.co.za/comments/

Politician's gave their opinions of the 2022 budget speech by minister of finance Enoch Godongwana on February 23 2022. #Budget2022 #Budget Subscribe to TimesLIVE Video here: https://www.youtube.com/user/TimesLive Comment Moderation Policy: https://www.timeslive.co.za/comments/

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets on February 23 2022 ahead of the budget speech by minister of finance Enoch Godongwana. The EFF's Floyd Shivambu said the International Monetary Fund was imperialist and sought to colonise SA. However, Godongwana said loans from the IMF were purely business. #EFF #Shivambu #Budget2022 Subscribe to TimesLIVE Video here: https://www.youtube.com/user/TimesLive Comment Moderation Policy: https://www.timeslive.co.za/comments/

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