Budget date announced Darlisa Ghouralal Created : 15 September 2017 Business Finance Minister Colm Imbert announces the date of 2018 Budget in Parliament Friday, September 15. Finance Minister Colm Imbert has announced October 2 as the date that the 2018 fiscal package will be presented to the nation. The 2018 Budget will be presented in the Parliament at 1.30 pm that day. Imbert made the announcement during today's sitting of the House of Representatives. Speaking at yesterday's Post Cabinet media briefing Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley hinted that the 2018 Budget would be a deficit budget.