Johannesburg – New Finance Minister Malusis Gigaba said that government is committed to maintaining an investment grade credit rating.
He was speaking at a press briefing in Pretoria on Saturday. His newly appointed deputy Sfiso Buthelezi as well as Treasury’s Director-General Lungisa Fuzile were at the briefing. Gigaba made assurances of Treasury’s position in engaging with ratings agencies as well as various stakeholders to remain investment grade.
He said it was important to ensure South Africa’s access to investment capital at fair and manageable interest rates.