Read the full mini budget speech delivered by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
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It is encouraging that cost-saving efforts are bearing fruit, although treasury has dipped into its contingency reserve, says an economist.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has called for reduced inequality and more jobs in his mini budget speech.
The medium-term budget, while "balanced and realistic" should have had a stronger economic message, says Business Unity SA.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's medium-term budget policy statement has been met with cautious approval by business commentators.
Political parties have broadly welcomed the mini budget, although some questioned the treasury's influence on the government to implement the policy.
South Africa was still resilient in a tough world, says Metropolitan Health CEO Blum Khan in response to the 2012/13 budget adjustments.
The markets hardly reacted to the medium-term budget policy statement in afternoon trade.
There is concern that additional budget allocations do not result in commensurate service delivery improvements, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has warned that job creation could be hampered by slower growth and rising wage demands.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says surplus state employees will be weeded out so that the government can save on its ever-increasing salary bill.
Government will spend R250bn over the next three years on infrastructure projects that are "shovel ready", says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
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Amid the finance minister's warnings of a "constrained fiscal environment", treasury has allocated nearly R500m for next year's Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
Slowing population growth will lighten the load on the state's purse in the long term, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
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