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Economists worry government faces 'tough gig' supporting the economy and plugging the infrastructure deficit without exacerbating inflation
21st Dec 21, 11:30am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Economists worry government faces 'tough gig' supporting the economy and plugging the infrastructure deficit without exacerbating inflation
Treasury slashes its debt issuance forecast, but commits to keeping a cash buffer of at least $15 billion
15th Dec 21, 1:08pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Treasury slashes its debt issuance forecast, but commits to keeping a cash buffer of at least $15 billion
Budget 2022 to be a whopper, with Grant Robertson saying he'll allocate a record sum to support the Government's health reforms
15th Dec 21, 1:02pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Budget 2022 to be a whopper, with Grant Robertson saying he'll allocate a record sum to support the Government's health reforms
How Treasury and the Reserve Bank could work together to remove billions of dollars from the financial system
13th Dec 21, 3:05pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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How Treasury and the Reserve Bank could work together to remove billions of dollars from the financial system
Economist Brian Easton says the Treasury forecasts suggest the economy is doing better than expected after the Covid shock
25th Jan 21, 8:25am
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Economist Brian Easton says the Treasury forecasts suggest the economy is doing better than expected after the Covid shock
Treasury's economic outlook improves markedly from a few months ago; Expects it'll issue $20 billion less debt over four years
16th Dec 20, 1:01pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Treasury's economic outlook improves markedly from a few months ago; Expects it'll issue $20 billion less debt over four years
Treasury expects to issue $25 bln of Government Bonds in June year; says it will collaborate with the RBNZ to ensure the market functions efficiently & yields remain low
1st Apr 20, 9:06am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Treasury expects to issue $25 bln of Government Bonds in June year; says it will collaborate with the RBNZ to ensure the market functions efficiently & yields remain low
Annual government bond programme increased by $3 billion and Treasury Bill issuance increasing $1 billion as government unveils coronavirus economic support package
17th Mar 20, 2:38pm
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Annual government bond programme increased by $3 billion and Treasury Bill issuance increasing $1 billion as government unveils coronavirus economic support package
Why Treasury only expects to issue an additional $8 billion of bonds to cover $15 billion of new capital expenditure, and how further issuance is expected when higher operational expenditure is 'inevitably' announced
12th Dec 19, 7:29am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Why Treasury only expects to issue an additional $8 billion of bonds to cover $15 billion of new capital expenditure, and how further issuance is expected when higher operational expenditure is 'inevitably' announced
S&P comfortable with Govt upping debt as economic growth eases; Economists see less need for OCR cuts; Construction sector wants detail on infrastructure spend so it can gear up; National unhappy with deficit forecast for 2020
11th Dec 19, 5:09pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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S&P comfortable with Govt upping debt as economic growth eases; Economists see less need for OCR cuts; Construction sector wants detail on infrastructure spend so it can gear up; National unhappy with deficit forecast for 2020
Grant Robertson announces extra $6.8 billion to be allocated towards transport infrastructure; New capital spending won't get out the door until 2021; Treasury forecasts lower tax revenue and weaker economic growth
11th Dec 19, 1:00pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Grant Robertson announces extra $6.8 billion to be allocated towards transport infrastructure; New capital spending won't get out the door until 2021; Treasury forecasts lower tax revenue and weaker economic growth
Government plans to bring forward infrastructure spend unlikely to see funding allocated to major roading projects unless new project commitments are made
3rd Dec 19, 6:30am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Government plans to bring forward infrastructure spend unlikely to see funding allocated to major roading projects unless new project commitments are made
Finance Minister Grant Robertson doesn't believe increasing immigration will ease capacity constraints restricting the Government's infrastructure spend
28th May 19, 8:05am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson doesn't believe increasing immigration will ease capacity constraints restricting the Government's infrastructure spend
Treasury cuts forecasts of govt spending on KiwiBuild in recognition of private investment; Flags govt exposure to a property market downturn
16th Dec 18, 8:29am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Treasury cuts forecasts of govt spending on KiwiBuild in recognition of private investment; Flags govt exposure to a property market downturn
Finance Minister Grant Robertson's wellbeing budget to smash silos between government departments
13th Dec 18, 1:03pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson's wellbeing budget to smash silos between government departments
Capacity constraints, prudence and wellbeing set to feature in the Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update and Budget Policy Statement on Thursday
12th Dec 18, 7:52am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Capacity constraints, prudence and wellbeing set to feature in the Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update and Budget Policy Statement on Thursday
Falling manufacturing sales prompt BNZ to lower expectations of next week's GDP figures, while economists say economic growth figures could fall short of the Reserve Bank's expectations
10th Dec 18, 2:42pm
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Falling manufacturing sales prompt BNZ to lower expectations of next week's GDP figures, while economists say economic growth figures could fall short of the Reserve Bank's expectations
MBIE believes the value of residential property investment over the next 5 years will be 2-5 times higher than Treasury projects; Twyford says Treasury's math is 'simply wrong'
18th May 18, 3:58pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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MBIE believes the value of residential property investment over the next 5 years will be 2-5 times higher than Treasury projects; Twyford says Treasury's math is 'simply wrong'
Government questioned on incongruency between Treasury's rosy economic outlook and Winston Peters' warning of a looming crash; Bank economists say Treasury's projections are ‘somewhat of a best-case scenario’
15th Dec 17, 7:10am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Government questioned on incongruency between Treasury's rosy economic outlook and Winston Peters' warning of a looming crash; Bank economists say Treasury's projections are ‘somewhat of a best-case scenario’
Reversal of National's tax cuts to make Government's 100 Day Plan largely cost neutral, according to Treasury's Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update
14th Dec 17, 1:03pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Reversal of National's tax cuts to make Government's 100 Day Plan largely cost neutral, according to Treasury's Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update
ANZ economist believes the Government may have to reprioritise some of its spending if it wants to reduce debt and reach its other fiscal targets
13th Dec 17, 7:42am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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ANZ economist believes the Government may have to reprioritise some of its spending if it wants to reduce debt and reach its other fiscal targets
Finance Minister details 'five point plan' for urban growth; will look at alternatives for Auckland's East-West link, but not interested in building 'the most expensive road in the world'
11th Dec 17, 8:15am
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Finance Minister details 'five point plan' for urban growth; will look at alternatives for Auckland's East-West link, but not interested in building 'the most expensive road in the world'
Finance Minister Grant Robertson assures business community more of the numbers behind the Government's policies will be released on December 14 
1st Dec 17, 8:31am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson assures business community more of the numbers behind the Government's policies will be released on December 14 
Treasury sees surpluses rising to NZ$8.5 bln by 2021; English increases capital spending allowance by NZ$5.4 bln over 4 years; Borrowing programme increased; Debt repayment and quake rebuild priority over tax cuts
8th Dec 16, 1:42pm
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Treasury sees surpluses rising to NZ$8.5 bln by 2021; English increases capital spending allowance by NZ$5.4 bln over 4 years; Borrowing programme increased; Debt repayment and quake rebuild priority over tax cuts
The PM doesn’t trust the Treasury’s forecasts for the very long term and the very short term, but he thinks we should rely on the medium term one that says we can afford tax cuts, extra social spending, the quake rebuilds and debt repayment
4th Dec 16, 5:02am
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The PM doesn’t trust the Treasury’s forecasts for the very long term and the very short term, but he thinks we should rely on the medium term one that says we can afford tax cuts, extra social spending, the quake rebuilds and debt repayment