Transformation everywhere, but is it radical enough to grow the economy?
Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan delivered his Budget 2017 speech to Parliament on February 22nd. The address eased some concerns about how “radical” the “radical socio-economic transformation”, emphasised in President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2017, will be. It also showed that the National Treasury is still steering the fiscal ship towards consolidation.
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