New Zealand

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.

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