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Finance Minister Bill English (Rob Hosking)

Growth up: investment and per capita incomes up even more

Thu 18 Dec 14

GDP surprises galore in latest economic figures

UBS New Zealand senior economist Robin Clements

UPDATED: Economy grows 1% in third quarter as primary sector keeps momentum going

Thu 18 Dec 14

UPDATEDGDP expanded 1% to a seasonally adjusted $53.87B in the three months ended Sept 30.

Finance Minister Bill English (Rob Hosking)

Sept quarter current account deficit near six-year high

Wed 17 Dec 14

On an annual basis, the current account deficit weighed in at $6.1B, or 2.6% of GDP.

Govt shunts out return to surplus to 2016 as tax take misses expectations

Tue 16 Dec 14 4

Treasury expects the Crown's operating balance before gains and losses to be a deficit of $572m in the year ending June 30.

Finance Minister Bill English

Economy can grow faster than thought before inflation bites - Treasury

Tue 16 Dec 14

Lower than expected inflation means the nominal value of economic activity will be lower, reducing forecast government tax revenues and removing the forecast budget surplus for the year to June 2015.


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