PDF: Zimbabwe pledges to curb spending, re-engage global lenders




HARARE, (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s new government pledged on Thursday to re-engage with international lenders, curb spending and attract investors in order to revive its battered economy.

In the first budget since last month’s removal of long-time ruler Robert Mugabe, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa said the government would amend indigenisation laws, limiting a 51 percent local ownership requirement to just the platinum and diamond sectors.

You can download the budget statements for the National Budget for 2018, which was presented by Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa.

2018 Budget Statement Final (1)