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Briefing | Andrew Holness’ Budget Presentation: Taking Positive Actions To Secure The Future Of Our People

Last week, the prime minister gave his contribution to the Budget Debate for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. Mr. Holness declared that he had brought his family to Parliament, which

Briefing | Dr. Peter Phillips Budget Reply: Empowering The People, Restoring Hope

The budget Debate continues and Dr. Peter Phillips, leader of the Opposition People's National Party, delivered his budget rebuttal, titled Empowering the People restoring Hope.

Where Was Phillips' Main Focus?

Briefing | What Is New In The Budget?

NO NEW TAXES

For the first time ever, to the best of my knowledge, the Government has tabled a Budget without implementing new tax revenue measures. Traditionally, we take it as a norm for the government to add a new tax category or increase the tax on an existing source to help generate revenue, given the country's limited fiscal space.

Briefing | Understanding Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy

WHAT IS THE MEDIUM TERM DEBT STRATEGY?

 Jamaica's pursuits to increase its per annum economic growth rate is somewhat dependent on the country's ability to maintain macroeconomic stability and measures in place to effectively monitor and manage its public debt.

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