Reaction to the 2020 Budget Speech

Prof Johan Willemse, agricultural economist

Will Moody’s be satisfied that sufficient structural changes will be implemented to curb the growing government debt relative to GDP and will the economy start to grow, or will they downgrade our credit rating to junk status? The risk remains that we will be downgraded. Read Prof Johan Willemse’s latest column on the economy.


There was mixed feelings about minister Tito Mboweni’s Budget Speech. Read what FNB, Standard Bank, Agri SA, Agbiz and TAU SA said in reaction.
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