Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Finance 2008: Medium-term Economic Challenges
Released 4 Dec 2008
This briefing discusses New Zealand's medium-term economic outlook and was prepared by the Treasury before the general election of November 2008.
Additional material released with the briefing includes:
- big08-tsyletter-19nov08.pdf (52 KB) - 19 November 2008 letter accompanying the Treasury's briefing documents from the Secretary to the Treasury to Hon Bill English.
- big08-guide-v2.pdf (450 KB) - Guide to the Treasury 2008.
See also the related media statement by the Treasury: Improving New Zealand's economic growth performance: Treasury BIM released (4 December 2008)
A companion briefing - Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Finance 2008: Economic and Fiscal Strategy - Responding to Your Priorities - was also prepared in November 2008 and was released on 30 January 2009.