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Election budget coming says economist

Economist Dr Valimiki Arjoon says the Government’s policies have ensured that the country financial reserves are maintained however it has simultaneously impacted the business economy by stymying that sector.

He made the comments while speaking on Power 102 Digital’s Power Breakfast Show this morning.

Dr Arjoon also speculated on the contents of the 2022/2023 national budget.

Noting that it is a local Government election year he said there could be more support for vulnerable households.

He also commented on a recent MOU signed with Guyana.

He said the MOU should encourage local farmers to invest in Guyana.

Dr Arjoon suggested an expansion in grants and benefits given to farmers to allow them to take advantage of the large amounts of arable land in Guyana.