Did the Budget Meet Tanzania's Expectations?

During the 2018/19 budget speech in parliament, Finance and Planning Minister Phillip Mpango said that the government will focus on protecting locally manufactured products and stimulating local production. The government's proposal to exempt Value Added Tax on sanitary towels is a big win for activists who have championed for free distribution of the towels to keep girls in school.

  • Tanzania:   It's a 'Tanzania First' Budget

    Daily News, 15 June 2018

    Finance and Planning minister Phillip Mpango yesterday proposed a raft of reforms aimed at the boosting industrial development.Particular focus is on protecting locally… Read more »

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Dar es Salaam port (file photo).

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