Tito Mboweni invites South Africans to submit ideas on growing the economy

Tito Mboweni invites South Africans to submit ideas on growing the economy

Minister Tito Mboweni has invited the country to get involved, asking for the nations ideas for boosting economic growth. The Finance Minister is set the deliver the 2019 Budget on the 20th of February in Cape Town.

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Tito Mboweni, Finance Minister, has invited South Africans to send his team their ideas on boosting economic growth in the country.

The Finance Minister is set to deliver the 2019 Budget in February and is involving the public in his planning.

The economy is expecting dismal growth, with on 0.7% in 2018, according to the latest projections from the SA Reserve Bank. This is a whole 4.3% lower than the annual growth the National Development Plan had hoped for.

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In a statement released yesterday the Treasury revealed that Mboweni would like input from the nation as to how the country could speed up and encourage growth, as well as where people feel the government is going wrong.

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South Africans who would like to take part in the narrative can tweet to @TreasuryRSA with the hashtag #TipsForMinFin as well as #RSAbudget2019. Alternatively, go to www.treasury.gov.za and use the Budget Tips form on the website.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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