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Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Finance: Increasing Economic Growth and Resilience [2011]

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  • Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Finance: Increasing Economic Growth and Resilience [2011]
  • Published: 2 Feb 2012
  • Status: Current
  • Author: The Treasury
  • Hard copy: Available in Adobe PDF and HTML formats, with charts and data also available in MS Excel.
  • Persistent URL for bibliographic use:
    http://purl.oclc.org/nzt/big-1420
     

    Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Finance: Increasing Economic Growth and Resilience

    25 Nov 2011
    Released 2 Feb 2012

    This briefing to the incoming Minister of Finance discusses New Zealand's medium-term economic outlook and provides a short summary of the Treasury's advice on the key policy changes that in its view would substantially increase both resilience and trend economic growth. It was prepared by the Treasury before the general election of November 2011.

    The Treasury prepared two other briefings for other Ministers:

    Contents

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    1 Foreword

    2 Executive Summary

    3 Introduction

    4 New Zealand's Recent Economic Performance and Key Policy Challenges

    5 Policy Priorities: A Resilient and Stable Macroeconomic Environment

    6 Policy Priorities: A Smaller, More Effective and Responsive State Sector

    7 Policy Priorities: A More Internationally-Competitive Business Environment

    tsy-bim-2011.pdf (563 KB) pp. (1), 1–26

    Data and Figures

    tsy-bim-2011.xls (759 KB)

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