The Economic Affairs Department is responsible for formulating and implementing economic policies for sustainable economic growth and development and a stable macroeconomic environment. It also provides provide policy advice on macroeconomic issues within the economy.

Departments Under the Directorate

  • Coordinate formulation of the Pre-Budget Strategy Paper (BSP), National Budget Statement, Budget Highlights, Budget Speech and related policy statements;
  • Monitor, evaluate and assess fiscal and macro-economic performance, producing regular analytical reports including Monthly State of the Economy, Treasury Quarterly Bulletin and Mid-Term and Annual Fiscal Policy Reviews;
  • Coordinate the formulation, implementation and monitoring of the national and provincial economic development plans,
  • Co-ordinate the development of comprehensive Macro-Economic Modelling and forecasting for the economy;
  • Undertake economic research and produce sectoral papers on contemporary policy issues.

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