National Treasury (South Africa)

National Treasury
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Logo of the department
Department overview
Formed 31 May 1910
Jurisdiction Government of South Africa
Headquarters Old Reserve Bank Building, 40 Church Square, Pretoria
25°44′44″S 28°11′18″E / 25.74556°S 28.18833°E / -25.74556; 28.18833
Employees 1,167 (2009)
Annual budget R1,504.4 million (2010/11)
Ministers responsible Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Finance
Nhlanhla Nene, Deputy Minister of Finance
Department executive Lesetja Kganyago, Director-General: Finance

The National Treasury is one of the departments of the South African government. The Treasury manages national economic policy, prepares the South African government's annual budget and manages the government's finances. Along with the South African Revenue Service and Statistics South Africa, the Treasury falls within the portfolio of the Minister of Finance. Pravin Gordhan is the current Minister of Finance, having succeeded Trevor Manuel in Jacob Zuma's first cabinet, with Manuel become the first head of a newly created National Planning Commission.

In the 2010 national budget, the Treasury received an appropriation of 1,504.4 million rand (excluding transfers and pension payments which are accounted for as part of the Treasury vote) and had 730 employees.[1]



  1. ^ "Vote 9: National Treasury". Estimates of National Expenditure 2010. Pretoria: National Treasury. 17 February 2010. ISBN 9780621390797. Retrieved 30 August 2010. 

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