Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is expected to deliver his budget speech on Wednesday at 14:00 in Parliament.
Tanya Cohen, Business Unity SA CEO, says business is hoping to see if there will be any fiscal consolidation.
From our side we are expecting a budget that is friendly to inclusive growth, that will not be a deterrent to investment.— Tanya Cohen, Business Unity SA CEO
It should be able to address the severe social developments objectives that we have.— Tanya Cohen, Business Unity SA CEO
When asked about the possibilities of Minister Gordhan being removed from his post she had this to say.
What we are looking for as business is predictability and stability above all else. We want to see in the budget a way in which government manages its finances.— Tanya Cohen, Business Unity SA CEO
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