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Economic and fiscal update

Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update 2017

Issue date: 
Wednesday, 23 August 2017

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Tuesday, 13 Mar 2018
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The PREFU is an opening of the Government's books ahead of the General Election. It primarily outlines what the Treasury observes in our current economic and fiscal climate, what we might see in the future, and what risks we may face over the next four years (our forecast period).

The Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update (PREFU) 2017 includes the Treasury's overall economic forecasts and forecast financial statements of the government. The Update includes the implications of government financial decisions and other information relevant to the fiscal and economic position.

Last updated: 
Wednesday, 23 August 2017