The Mombasa County Budget Review and Outlook Paper (CBROP), is set against the backdrop of an expected global recovery after a slump in 2020 occasioned by the outbreak and the rapid spread of the Covid-19 Pandemic. The Pandemic and the attendant containment measures has led to contraction of the global economy disrupting businesses including international trade and leading to loss of livelihoods for millions of people globally.
It presents the recent economic developments and actual fiscal performance of the FY 2020/2021 and makes comparisons to the budget appropriations for the same year. It further provides updated forecasts with sufficient information to show changes from the projections outlined in the latest County Fiscal Strategy Paper (CFSP), developed in February 2021. In this Paper, we will also provide an overview of how the actual performance of the FY 2020/2021 affected the County’s compliance with the fiscal responsibility principles and the financial objectives as detailed in the 2021 CFSP.