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What we can expect from the midterm budget

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will this afternoon present his second mid-term budget speech amid an economy experiencing negative growth.

Stephen Grootes spoke to Chief Economist at Econometrix, Dr Azar Jammine about what anything government can do to get it out of the economic doldrums.

Listen to the conversation below:

We could see a tax increase

Head of Tax and Asia Practice at Hogan Lovells, Ernie Lai King spoke to John Robbie about what Minister Nene is likely to announce during his Mid-Term Budget speech.

King said that we might see a tax increase in one form or another. He adds that, with our skills and infrastructure, he doesn't see why we shouldn't be growing at 4%.

Listen to the conversation below:

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