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Press Releases - 2017

21 Dec
Media Statement: Minister Gigaba congratulates Advocate XJ Khanyile

19 Dec
Media Statement: Update on the implementation of The Public Protector’s report no 18 of 2011/12 on the Venda Pension Fund

18 Dec
Publication of draft Regulations in terms of the Financial Sector Regulation Act for public comments

16 Dec
Media Statement: National Treasury notes The President’s announcement on fee-free higher education

15 Dec
Media Statement and related documents: Release of final Insurance Conduct Regulations And Policyholder Protection Rules
Media Statement and Publication of the Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Act, 2017 and accompanying documentaion

12 Dec
Media Statement: National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service on 10th Annual Edition of Tax Statistics

08 Dec
Media Statement: Local Government Revenue and Expenditure: First Quarter Local Government Section 71 Report For the period: 1 July 2017 – 30 September 2017

07 Dec
Media Statement: Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba’s Observations on Steinhoff International’s Financials

29 Nov
Media Statement: Ian Stuart appointed Acting Deputy Director-General Budget Office

27 Nov
Media Statement: Minister of Finance convenes a Budget Council Lekgotla

25 Nov
Media Statement: Government’s response to the rating actions of S&P Global Ratings (S&P) and Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s)

23 Nov
Media Statement: Fitch Ratings affirms South Africa’s ratings, keeps outlook stable

22 Nov
Media Advisory: Naming Competition - Online Budget Data Portal

15 Nov
Media Advisory: Reschedule of the Financial Sector Ombud System Reforms workshop (Updated)

13 Nov
Media Advisory: Treasury confirms the resignation of DDG: Budget Office, Mr Michael Sachs

09 Nov
Media statement: The International Monetary Fund concludes its staff visit to South Africa

08 Nov
Media statement: Local Government adopted operating and capital budgets for 2017/18 MTREF

07 Nov
Media statement: Minister of Finance Requests the Setting up of an Inquiry into SARS

06 Nov
Media Advisory: Minister of Finance to meet with SAA Board, CEO

03 Nov
Inviting Technical Tax Proposals for Annexure C of the 2018 Budget Review

30 Oct
National Treasury Public Announcement: Central Supplier Database Fake Request for Quotation
Progress Update: Online Budget Data Portal

19 Oct
Media Statement: Dr Mampho Modise appointed as the Deputy Director-General for the Public Finance division
Media Statement: Announcement of the new board of South African Airways

12 Oct
Media Statement: National Treasury participation at the 2017 International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group annual meetings

09 Oct
Ownership of JSE-listed companies: Research Report for National Treasury - September 2017

06 Oct
Media Statement: Minister requests for PIC papers to ensure transparency

02 Oct
Media Statement: Regulations and withdrawal of Exemptions

29 Sep
Media Statement: Transfer of funds to South African Airways SOC Limited (SAA)

26 Sep
Media Advisory: Outcomes of Minister’s meeting with the PIC Board

25 Sep
Media Statement: Minister concerned by reports over R100-billion from the PIC

22 Sep
Media Statement: Minister of Finance responds to KPMG developments

20 Sep
Media Statement: South Africa successfully places US$2.5 billion in new notes
Media Statement and related documents: Publication of Consultation Policy Document ‘A known and trusted Ombud System for all’

18 Sep
Media Advisory: MTBPS 2017
Media Advisory: MTBPS Media Workshop

14 Sep
Media Statement: Ministry of Finance responds to PIC allegations

12 Sep
Media Statement: Minister Malusi Gigaba congratulates Sim Tshabalala

06 Sep
Media Statement: National Treasury Continues to Monitor Market Conditions for Issuance of Foreign Currency Denominated Bond

05 Sep
Media Statement: Response to Economy Emerging from Recession

04 Sep
Media Statement: Changes to Senior Management

31 Aug
Media Statement: Financial Intelligence Centre Act: Second draft amendments to regulations and draft withdrawal notice of exemptions for public comments

30 Aug
Media Statement: Minister of Finance addresses Venda pensions issue

25 Aug
Media Statement: Minister meets with CEO Initiative steering committee members
Media Statement: Minister issues final Retirement Funds Default Regulations to improve member outcomes
Section 32 Provincial Financial Publication and Media Release (In-year Management, Monitoring and Reporting)

18 Aug
Media Release: Oakbay High Court Judgement

17 Aug
Media Advisory: Signing of a new Host Country agreement between the African Development Bank and National Treasury

16 Aug
Media Release: Local Government Revenue and Expenditure: Fourth Quarter Local Government Section 71 Report (Preliminary results) For the period: 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017

11 Aug
Media Advisory: Official launch of the African Regional Centre of the New Development Bank
Media Statement: New Development Bank confirms appointment of South Africa’s representatives for the Bank

04 Aug
Media Statement: Minister of Finance orders a forensic investigation into the Tegeta report

03 Aug
Media Statement: Appointment of SAA CEO and progress made on Government’s Inclusive Growth Action Plan

24 Jul
Media Statement: Address by Minister Malusi Gigaba at OECD economic survey launch

20 Jul
Media Advisory: OECD Secretary-General to visit South Africa, launch the OECD Economic Survey of South Africa

19 Jul
Media Statement and Related Documents: Publication of the 2017 Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill and the 2017 Draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill for public comment

13 Jul
Press Release: Government’s inclusive growth action plan

12 Jul
Media Advisory: The Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba will deliver a keynote address at the 2017 Thomson Reuters Economist of the year awards.

06 Jul
National Treasury’s affidavit on reviewing of the Public Protector report
Media Statement: The IMF Article IV Report for the 2017 consultation with South Africa
2017 Article IV Consultation

05 Jul
Media Statement: Minister Gigaba set to take Public Protector Report on review

05 Jul
Media Statement: Minister Gigaba set to take Public Protector Report on review

01 Jul
Media Statement: The recapitalisation of the South Africa Airways

13 Jun
Media Statement: Minister Malusi Gigaba Handled Gupta Naturalisation Application in a Lawful Manner

12 Jun
Media Advisory: Postponement of Minister of Finance’s Media Briefing on a Way Forward for the Economy

09 Jun
Media Statement: Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) downgrades South Africa’s ratings to ‘Baa3’ – still an investment grade rating - and maintains a negative outlook

08 Jun
Media Statement: Dondo Mogajane appointed National Treasury Director-General

06 Jun
Media Statement: Deputy Minister Sfiso Buthelezi was Never Conflicted in Prasa Tenders
Media Statement: National Treasury’s Response to the Economy Entering Recession

05 Jun
Media Statement: Local Government Revenue and Expenditure: Third Quarter Local Government Section 71 Report For the period: 1 July 2016 – 31 March 2017
Media Statement: Minister to Speak at Ekurhuleni Investment Conference

02 Jun
Media Statement: S&P Affirms SA's Ratings Outlook
Provisional Financing Figures as at 31 May 2017 (120kb)

01 Jun
Media Statement: Fitch Ratings (Fitch) affirmed South Africa’s long term foreign and local currency debt ratings, outlook remains stable

30 May
Media Statement: Minister of Finance`s Position on SACC Report and ANN7 News Report

26 May
Media Statement: National Treasury position on Denel Asia Venture application

23 May
Media Statement: Address by the Minister of Finance, Mr Malusi Gigaba MP, on the Occasion of the Budget Vote 07 at the Extended Public Committee on Finance.

18 May
Treasury response to Denel: Affidavit Main and press

16 May
Media Statement:Communication on Technical Difficulties Affecting RSA Retail Savings Bonds

15 May
Media Statement: Minister Malusi Gigaba Thanks DG Lungisa Fuzile for Exemplary Service to the Country

12 May
Media Advisory: Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba will deliver an opening address at the Career & Mentorship Day

10 May
Recruitment of National Treasury Director General Well Underway

08 May
The Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act (FICA Act)

18 Apr
Media Statement: Professor Chris Malikane contributing to National discourse in personal capacity

14 Apr
Media Statement: Concern over decision by the Western Cape Provincial Government to dispose of property containing the now-disused Tafelberg Remedial School in Sea Point

13 Apr
Media Statement: Minister Gigaba's engagement with investors in Cape Town

07 Apr
Media Statement: Fitch Downgrades South Africa’s local and foreign currency debt to 'BB+'; Outlook Stable

05 Apr
Media Statement: National Treasury Confirms Imminent Departure of Lungisa Fuzile

04 Apr
Media Advisory: The briefing meeting between Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba and former Minister Pravin Gordhan
Media Statement: Rating Announcements by Moody`s and S&P Following Recent Political Developments

03 Apr
Media Statement: Rating announcement by S&P following recent political developments
Media Advisory: The briefing meeting between Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba and former Minister Pravin Gordhan

31 Mar
Media Advisory: Finance Minister-Designate Malusi Gigaba to brief Media (160kb)
Media Advisory: Finance Minister-Designate Malusi Gigaba to meet with EXCO members at National Treasury 31 March (164kb)

28 Mar
Media Statement: The state of local government finances and financial management as at 30 June 2016

27 Mar
Media Statement: Finance Minister and National Treasury Director General to Return from Investor Road Show
Audio (248kb)

20 Mar
Media Statement: G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting Convened in Baden-Baden, Germany on 17-18 March 2017

14 Mar
Media Statement: National Treasury not Part of Negotiations with CPS
Audio (1mb)

03 Mar
Media Statement: National Treasury not Part of Negotiations with CPS
Audio (1mb)

28 Feb
Media Statement: Publication of Regulatory Amendments for Tax Free Savings Accounts (152kb)

27 Feb
Media Release: Impact of the Rebasing and Re-Weighting of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) on Inflation-Linked Government Bonds (173kb)
Media Release: FATF Outcome of Plenary Discussion on South Africa’s 12th Mutual Evaluation Follow-up report (151kb)

24 Feb
Media Advisory: Minister’s Post Budget Engagements (168kb)

17 Feb
Media Release: Competition Commission finding on the Banks (99kb)

15 Feb
Media Statement: No Looming war between National Treasury and Social Development (257kb)
Media Statement Discussion Paper on Diesel Fuel Tax Refund System (184kb)
Review Of The Diesel Fuel Tax Refund - Discussion Paper (1,884kb)

10 Feb
Minister Gordhan's heads of argument on the Oakbay matter (583kb)

03 Feb
Advisory: Budget Tips - Make our Voice Count (224kb)

30 Jan
Minister of Finance's Affidavit on CIEX Report in Black First Land First Movement (937kb)
Minister of Finance's Replying Affidavit to Oakbay (3,021kb)

23 Jan
Media Statement: Revised Preferential Procurement Regulations, 2017 (208kb)
Preferential Procurement Regulations 2017 as per Gazette 10684

21 Jan
Oakbay website attack on Minister Gordhan (171kb)

18 Jan
Media Advisory: Budget 2017 (159kb)
Lock-Up Rules: Budget 2017 (108kb)

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