The revenue forecasts are of the order of more than 2,130 billion Fcfa and those of expenditure amount to more than 2,748 billion Fcfa.
The Cabinet of Ministers examined, yesterday at the Prime Minister’s office, the 2022 finance bill. Opportunity to review the concerns of the various departments in order to ensure that they comply with the political guidelines set by the President of the Transition and the Prime Minister. Also, it was a question of seeing if this draft budget respects the commitments made vis-à-vis the economic and financial partners.
The revenue forecasts for 2022 are of the order of 2,130.721 billion CFA francs against 2.188.653 billion in the amended 2021 finance law, i.e. a decrease of 57.932 billion CFA francs. Expenses for 2022 in terms of payment credits amount to 2,748.285 billion against 2.841.580 billion CFA francs in 2021, a decrease of 93.295 billion CFA francs. Thus, the 2022 finance bill presents an overall budget deficit of 617.564 billion, against 652.967 billion CFA francs in the amended 2021 finance law, i.e. a decrease of 5.42%.
According to the Prime Minister, the analysis of this budget makes it possible to “understand that most of the efforts are devoted to improving the living conditions of Malians”. Dr Choguel Kokalla Maïga prioritizes the satisfaction of the needs of the populations, namely the improvement of the security situation, access to fair justice, political and institutional reforms, the return of the administration in areas where she is absent today …
Compliance – The head of government underlined the project’s compliance with the standards of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (Uemoa). The inflation rate is 2%, while the recommended norm in the community area is 3%. The outstanding debt is 51.4%, well below the recommended 70%. This gap, it should be noted, represents a fairly large debt margin. Regarding the fiscal pressure, the norm of which is supposed to be of the order of 20%, Mali is at 15.5%.
However, our country is almost in the red zone when it comes to the criterion of the wage bill as a percentage of tax revenue. In this regard, the ceiling set by the WAEMU is 35%. However, today with the various agreements concluded with the social partners, Mali is practically at 48%.
Members of the government during the work