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Mwanakatwe presents K86.6 billion budget

MINISTER of Finance Margaret Mwanakatwe presenting the 2019 national budget. PICTURE: MACKSON WASAMUNU

STEVEN MVULA, Lusaka
MINISTER of Finance Margaret Mwanakatwe yesterday unveiled the K86.6 billion national budget for 2019, an increase from this year’s K71.6 billion financial plan.
The budget represents 28.9 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP).
Of the total budget, 64.6 percent will be domestically financed while only 2.2 percent support will come from cooperating partners.
The balance of 33.2 percent will come from bills and bonds which are sometimes sourced locally or internationally.http://epaper.daily-mail.co.zm/

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