Recent events and the current economic climate will certainly impact the National Budget to be presented by Minister
Pravin Gordhan on the 24th of February.
2016 is also local government elections, and with the back to basics policy of the ANC government, growing public
sector wage bill, its certain to impact the national budget and discourse.
All in all, South Africa’s 2016 budget is the most important in decades and the 2016 Budget Breakfast is your best
bet for in-depth political and economic analysis. The post budget breakfast will therefore take a new approach in
For the first time the major political parties will participate to give their political reaction to the budget. Additionally,
we will also provide a the usual in-depth economic analysis, from a panel of work class experts, including Dawie
Roodt, Konrad Ruess from Standard & Poor’s and more.
When? February 25th, 07:00 – 11:00. (Breakfast served from 07:00 – the event starts at 08:00).
Where? The event will be hosted in Cape Town at the CTICC, and will be broadcast live to the other venues.
To book, please select your venue:
Cape Town (main venue) – CTICC
Johannesburg – O.R Tambo Premier Hotel
Pretoria – Diep in die Berg
Durban – Coastlands Umhlanga
||Breakfast is served (until 08:00)
||Opening remarks from the chair
Keith Engel, Chief Executive Officer, SA Institute of Tax Professionals
||The political reaction to the budget
Ranjeni Munusamy, Associate Editor, Daily Maverick (moderator)
Mmusi Maimane, Leader of the Opposition, Democratic Alliance
Paul Mashatile, Chairperson: Gauteng, African National Congress
Dr. Pieter Mulder, National Leader, Freedom Front+
Floyd Shivambu, Deputy President, Economic Freedom Fighters
Unpacking the 2016 budget: Its likely economic consequences
- South Africa’s fiscal policy as revealed by the 2016 budget
- Are South Africa’s spending levels sustainable? Under what conditions?
- The prospect of further rating downgrades and the consequences for South Africa
- The macroeconomic policies that would unlock growth
Keith Engel, Chief Executive Officer, SA Institute of Tax Professionals (moderator)
Iraj Abedian, Chief Executive, Pan-African Investment & Research
Tania Ajam, Director, Inca Portfolio Managers and Member, Davis Tax Committee
Thabo Legwaila, Head of Tax: Africa, CitiBank and Member, Davis Tax Committee
Konrad Reuss, Managing Director, Standard & Poor's
Dawie Roodt, Chief Economist, Efficient Group
|Branded table for 10 people
||R7000.00 per table
|Members (SAIT & FPI)
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