Top economic events to watch for in 2022

Tricky balancing act: Serame is due to unveil the budget on February 1 PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Tricky balancing act: Serame is due to unveil the budget on February 1 PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

After a bittersweet 2021 when the Omicron variant arrived late in the year to threaten the strong recovery seen in earlier months, the year 2022 has several key events in store for the economy. Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI reports

In many ways, 2022 is pivotal for government and the economy in general. This is the last year of National Development Plan 11 (NDP 11) and also the final year of the P14.5 billion Economic Recovery and Transformation Plan (ERTP). In addition, this year the budget deficits that have been rolling annually since 2016-2017, are supposed to end, according to government’s stated plans.

And the latter is the one of the key events being watched for in 2022.

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