Gabriel Makhlouf

Treasury secretary Gabriel Makhlouf

Media lockup to go ahead for budget despite Reserve Bank shutdown

Thu 21 Apr 3

Treasury chief executive Gabriel Makhlouf said he had weighed up whether to end the practice.

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Concerns over dairy as NZ begins to hammer out trade deal with EU

Fri 8 Apr

A good deal for dairy in a New Zealand/European Union free-trade agreement may be an uphill battle, farmers say, although the government remains optimistic an agreement with Europe is on the way. 


GABRIEL MAKHLOUF: Welcomes foreign investment and is encouraging more

Aussie fund manager eyes New Zealand farms

Fri 25 Mar

The struggling New Zealand dairy sector has caught the eye of a multi-billion-dollar fund manager across the Tasman.


Editorial: Chinese hotel points to the future

Fri 11 Mar

The symbolic start to construction of a new Chinese-owned five-star hotel on the Auckland waterfront also marks a new era for this country’s future prosperity.

Treasury secretary Gabriel Makhlouf (Photo: Tinaz Karbhari)

A long road ahead for dairy – Treasury secretary

Thu 10 Mar

Gabriel Makhlouf agrees with the finance minister that milk prices won't go back up to $8kg/MS. With special audio feature.

OPTIMISTIC: Finance Minister Bill English (left) says the domestic economy is ‘remarkably resilient’ and Treasury secretary Gabriel Makhlouf says GDP growth of about 2.5% is likely this year

English rejects stimulus calls but leaves himself room to move

Fri 19 Feb

Labour is urging the government to do something to “stimulate” the economy, in the face of further dairy price falls, although Finance Minister Bill English appears less than keen.


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