Gordan: Government, labour and business focusing on implementation

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says that government, labour and business are working together to implement ideas of strengthening the country's economy.

Speaking on the Afternoon Drive Show with Xolani Gwala, Minister Gordhan welcomed Moody's decision to affirm South Africa's credit outlook, keeping South Africa's credit rating above junk status.

Minister Gordhan said that this development signals a new chapter for the country in terms of ratings, and an opportunity to generate new ideas and revenue for the country.

Listen to the full interview:

Government, labour and business are focusing on implementation, providing milestones that others can judge us by and what we can judge ourselves by

Pravin Gordhan, Finance Minister

What everybody is looking at, including ourselves, is implementation. You have all these ideas, what are you doing with them?

Pravin Gordhan, Finance Minister

If we get down to doing things, we build more confidence

Pravin Gordhan, Finance Minister

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