Know the economic contributions of the Sovereign Budget 2017

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The President of the Republic, Nicolas Maduro, informed this Tuesday about the structure and resources which will have the Sovereign Budget 2017.

In this regard, he reiterated that it would be Bs. 8 billion 301 million 479 thousand, noting that at least Bs. 6 billion 240 billion 765 million will be allocated to the social investment that has built and strengthened the Bolivarian Revolution.

“A 74 percent of the budget is for social development, for the Great Missions,” detailed the Head of State during his program “Contacto con Maduro” (Contact with Maduro), broadcast from the Catia Theatre in Caracas.

He explained that the Socialist Enterprises, “All of them without any justification” will provide for the first time in dividends to the budget, the amount of 1 billion 6 thousand million bolivars, representing an 11.9 percent of it, and this allows to leave behind the oil dependence.

“Sooner rather than later have the day must come when we may get rid of oil as for all the dollars that needs the country for imports and investments, and it would only remain as a complementary lever for development,” he said.

The President added that oil in the budget fior next year will represent for the first time in history, only a 3.2 percent of the economic contributions. “This can only be made by a socialist, Bolivarian and deeply Chavista Revolution”.

He also stressed that the internal collection of taxes paid by Venezuelans also will have a direct impact on the resources of 2017.

“We should advance in the issue of tax revolution, so they pay more those who have more, and to pay quite more the 5,000 billionaire special taxpayers there are in the country, so that they contribute to development,” he said.