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Publication Details

  • Budget Policy Statement 2018
  • Published: 14 Dec 2017
  • Status: Current
  • Author: Government of New Zealand
  • Pages: (2),20
  • Parl. No: B1
  • ISBN: 978-1-98-853449-7 (Online)
  • ISBN: 978-1-98-853448-0 (Print)
  • Pub. type: Budget 2018
  • Hard copy: Not available.

Budget Policy Statement 2018

Published 14 Dec 2017

The Budget Policy Statement (BPS) 2018 sets out the overarching policy goals that will guide the government's Budget decisions and the government's priorities for the forthcoming Budget.

The Budget Policy Statement 2018 was published conjointly with the Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update 2017 which contains the Treasury's economic and fiscal forecasts.

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Executive Summary

Economic and Fiscal Outlook

Budget Priorities

Fiscal Strategy

Strategy for Managing Expenses, Assets and Liabilities

Setting Budget Allowances


Annex - Long-term Fiscal Objectives and Short-term Fiscal Intentions

bps-18.pdf (1,076 KB) pp. 1–10

Charts and Data

bps18-data-charts.xlsx (85 KB)
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