2022-23: National Budget Review

With the economy only slowly starting to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2022-23 national budget was a mostly modest affair. Revenue was once again limited. With public debt still threatening to spiral out of control, the minister sought to limit the size of the deficit by imposing restraints on spending. Despite […]

Mid-Term Budget Review: Analysis

This Democracy Report special briefing paper analyses the Mid-Term Budget Review presented to the National Assembly by the Minister of Finance Iipumbu Shiimi on November 3 2021.

Namibia QER Quarter 1 2021

The QER for the first quarter of 2021 looks at economic developments between January and March and includes a special focus on the 2021/22 national budget as tabled on March 17 – looking at revenue, expenditure, tax proposals, debt and deficit.

Making Sense of Namibia-China Relations

This new briefing paper seeks to understand the relationship between Namibia and China – by looking at areas such as trade, investment, debt, the extractives sector, SME activity, construction projects, and other bilateral issues.

The Budget 2019-20

A detailed analysis of Namibia’s 2019-20 budget – including a macroeconomic overview, a look at revenue and expenditure, debt and deficit considerations, and suggestions for the way forward

Winners and Losers

When government adjusted the budget, which ministries gained and lost?