Current Date:

Thursday, 21 December 2017

Finance Ministry: People's Livelihood, Production Increase Top Priorities of 2018 Budget

Khartoum- (smc) Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning has taken a number of financial and monetary  policies for tackling balance of trade deficit and the results of these

policies will appear soon while it expected the growth rate to register 6% by next year.
State Minister at the Ministry of Finance Dr. Abdulrahman Dirar told (SMC) that the Ministry is supporting the Central Bank proposals on availing foreign currency reserve for meeting the needs of development plan.
He affirmed that the Ministry is seeking means for increasing exports and reducing balance of trade deficit in the coming budget whose preparation is completed
Dirar outlined that people's livelihood and increase of production and productivity are one of the priorities of 2018 budget according to the set plan that motivates levels of economic growth in the country.