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Budget Policy Statement 2016

Building a more productive and competitive economy

The Business Growth Agenda is the Government's programme of work to build a more productive, confident and competitive economy that will deliver higher incomes and higher living standards for New Zealand. It is focused on six key inputs for businesses: skilled and safe workplaces; export markets; infrastructure; innovation; natural resources; and investment.

Budget 2016 will continue to support and add to this programme of work to ensure there is a supportive business environment for firms to invest, grow and create jobs. Infrastructure will be one priority in the Budget, including the Government's continuing work on housing supply.

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