Increase of $10-million for 2017/2018 budget

The 2017/2018 Budget has been increased by nearly J$10 billion.
Yesterday, Finance Minister Audley Shaw,  tabled the Second Supplementary Estimates of  Expenditure.
The figures show that the Budget has been revised to $815.2 billion, an increase of  $9.78 billion.
Recurrent expenses have moved from $515.4 billion  to$ 523.8 billion  while capital spending has moved from $290 billion  to $291.4 billion .
Parliament's Public Administration and Appropriations Committee will deliberate on the Second Supplementary Estimates today.


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