FinMin delivers Budget 2015
Finance Minister Bill English delivered his Budget Speech 2015 today.
In his speech the Finance Minister forecast a $684 million deficit for 2014/2015, moving to a surplus of $176 million in 2015/2016, growing to $3.6 billion in 2018/2019. He said that economic growth would grow by an average 2.8% during the next four years and unemployment is expected to fall below 5% next year.
You can find the full budget speech here.
You can find a handy six page Executive Summary of the Budget 2015 here.