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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says the panel that has been established to review a list off zero-rated food products will submit its report next month.  The Minister said this when he tabled the Treasury’s Budget Vote at the National Assembly on 22 May 2018. As part of measures to address a budget shortfall, the National…

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Only 3 provinces have draft (not officially approved) NCDs plans and none have a budgetary allocation that can be traced to NCDs. Assessing the extent of NCDs roll out is difficult as neither budgets nor monitoring mechanisms are available. The three provinces are Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga (see Table 1). No province meets the all…

Written comments by 30 June 2014 to Riaan Labuschagne The proposals in the discussion paper are part of a package of measures (financial and non-financial) aimed at addressing the negative externalities associated with alcohol and encouraging a more responsible approach to the use of alcohol. Such measures include excise duties on alcoholic beverages, limits on…

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