The Budget Speech is a highly anticipated event every year, and every year South Africans hope to hear how the government will work towards amplifying the country’s ranking in The World Bank’s annual Doing Business Report.
This year even more so, as the country struggles with rising expenditure, failing SOEs and declining revenues.
Finance minister Tito Mboweni recently delivered his 2019 budget speech, outlining the state of South Africa’s finances, and where the government will spend its money in the year ahead.
Watch the video below to find out what FNB’s panel of experts Chantal Marx, Siphamandla Mkhwanazi, and Ester Ochse thought of this year’s Budget Speech. #FNBBudgetSpeech2019