Grenada Broadcasting Network

17th June 2024




According to government, preparations for the 2021 budget have shifted into high gear with the ministry of finance now finalising preparations for the presentation of the 2021 estimate of income and expenditure on December 2nd.

Towards vision 2035: recovery, transformation, and resilience is this year’s theme.

Exactly one week from today, on December 2nd, Grenadian citizens and businesses will finally be able to plan ahead or know what to expect come 2021.

Citing the unique challenges, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented to the Grenadian economy, government says recommendations have been garnered from sectorial sub-committees.

Aimed at rebuilding the economy post COVID-19, the government also has been hosting consultations with other stakeholders to chart the way forward.

Finance Minister Gregory Bowen had however painted a bleak financial picture during a recent town hall meeting.

Grenada, its citizens here and in the Diaspora will be closely monitoring the December 2nd budget presentation which should give a better reflection as to what Grenadians should expect in 2021.

Due to the social distancing protocol, there will be a reduction in the number of persons allowed in the Parliament building to witness the presentation.

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