National Treasury (South Africa)

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National Treasury
South Africa National Treasury logo.png

National Treasury head office in Pretoria
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
Department executive
  • Lungisa Fuzile, Director-General: National Treasury

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. Nhlanhla Nene succeeded Pravin Gordhan in Jacob Zuma's second administration. He was replaced by David van Rooyen, (for a term lasting 3 days) who in turn was replaced by Pravin Gordhan, the current Minister of Finance.

In the 2010 national budget, the Treasury received an appropriation of 1,504.4 million rand and had 730 employees.[1]

Responsible for South African Airways since December 2014[2]



  1. ^ "Vote 9: National Treasury" (PDF). Estimates of National Expenditure 2010. Pretoria: National Treasury. 17 February 2010. ISBN 978-0-621-39079-7. Retrieved 30 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Responsibility for SAA transferred across to Minister of Finance - Treasury - POLITICS | Politicsweb". Retrieved 2016-11-02. 

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