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Treasury publishes five new Working Papers

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 4:29 pm | New Zealand Treasury

The Treasury published five new Working Papers today, covering analysis of making food GST-free, labour supply, wages, migration, and housing. More >>

Financial Statements of NZ Govt for 8 Months to 28/2/14

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 10:14 am | New Zealand Treasury

Core Crown tax revenue has increased by $1.9 billion (or 5.0%) compared to the same time last year. However this was $1.1 billion less than expected and is reflected across most tax types, continuing the pattern of recent months. While some weakness ... More >>

March 2014 Monthly Economic Indicators

Monday, 31 March 2014, 3:45 pm | New Zealand Treasury

Real GDP grew by a robust 0.9% in the December 2013 quarter, and the current account deficit narrowed sharply. • All signs remain consistent with the economy maintaining significant momentum in the first half of 2014. • International economic data were ... More >>

Crown Balance Sheet Management to be Strengthened

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 10:26 am | New Zealand Treasury

The Treasury will continue to progress work with government departments and other Crown agencies to further strengthen Crown balance sheet management and decision making following amendments to the Public Finance Act late last year. More >>

Stakeholders up for more engagement with the Treasury

Monday, 24 March 2014, 3:59 pm | New Zealand Treasury

The Treasury has released the results of a survey of business, government, education, social services, not-for-profit, Maori and media stakeholders. The survey was conducted to assess the effectiveness of the Treasury’s stakeholder engagement, and shows ... More >>

Board Cross-membership for NZ and Australian Treasury Secs

Monday, 24 March 2014, 3:56 pm | New Zealand Treasury

Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf has announced the appointment of his Australian counterpart Dr Martin Parkinson to the New Zealand Treasury Board. This follows the appointment last week of Mr Makhlouf to the newly-established Australian Treasury ... More >>

Treasury welcomes NZ dollar­–renminbi direct trading

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 9:27 am | New Zealand Treasury

Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf has welcomed Prime Minister John Key’s announcement on direct trading of the New Zealand dollar and the renminbi. “The agreement on direct trading of the dollar and the renminbi follows considerable work by the New ... More >>

Financial Statements of NZ Govt to Jan 2014

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 11:23 am | New Zealand Treasury

The Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the seven months ended 31 January 2014 were released by the Treasury today. These statements are compared against forecasts based on the Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update (HYEFU), released ... More >>

Government Financial Statements

Friday, 21 February 2014, 11:48 am | New Zealand Treasury

Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the Six Months Ended 31 December 2013 More >>

Treasury publishes six new Working Papers

Tuesday, 18 February 2014, 4:30 pm | New Zealand Treasury

The Treasury published six new Working Papers today, covering analysis of trade barriers, KiwiSaver data, sectoral-level capital investments, unemployment rates, superannuation and labour market dynamics. More >>

January 2014 Monthly Economic Indicators

Monday, 3 February 2014, 2:20 pm | New Zealand Treasury

The January Monthly Economic Indicators (MEI) was published today on the Treasury Website at 2:00pm. The report provides a summary of recent economic events. The main points: The New Zealand economy picked up pace in the second half of 2013, posing ... More >>

Treasury cautions around 'Rock Star' economy label

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 1:26 pm | New Zealand Treasury

This morning the Treasury’s Chief Economist Dr. Girol Karacoaglu spoke to Parliament’s Finance & Expenditure Select Committee about New Zealand’s economic and fiscal outlook. Below is his opening statement to the Committee. Good morning. I’ll keep ... More >>

Rising star appointed to the Treasury’s leadership team

Friday, 17 January 2014, 12:24 pm | New Zealand Treasury

The Treasury has appointed Fiona Ross to its executive leadership team as Deputy Secretary, Budget & Public Services. Fiona was named a “rising star” of the public sector in Trans Tasman’s 2013 briefing report on government departments. More >>

Treasury completes review of commercial operations

Thursday, 19 December 2013, 11:42 am | New Zealand Treasury

Treasury completes review of commercial operations The Treasury has completed a review of its commercial operations as the makeup of the Crown’s commercial assets changes, and the Government Share Offer programme nears completion. The Treasury monitors ... More >>

Treasury annual report on the Crown’s commercial performance

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 2:42 pm | New Zealand Treasury

The Treasury’s Crown Ownership Monitoring Unit (COMU) today published the fourth edition of its Annual Portfolio Report (APR). This report reviews the performance of 49 government-owned enterprises that have full or partial commercial objectives. More >>

Robertson: Doing different to get different

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 4:46 pm | New Zealand Treasury

The speech, ‘ Doing different to get different... realising New Zealand's potential’, delivered by Treasury Deputy Chief Executive Vicky Robertson to the Trans-Tasman Business Circle in Wellington on 10 December 2013, has been published on the Treasury’s ... More >>

Financial Statements of Govt of NZ - 4 Months Ended 31 Oct

Friday, 6 December 2013, 10:31 am | New Zealand Treasury

The Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the four months ended 31 October 2013 were released by the Treasury today. These financial statements are compared against forecasts based on the Budget Economic and Fiscal Update (BEFU), ... More >>

Ideas sought for new Productivity Commission inquiry topics

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 5:26 pm | New Zealand Treasury

The Productivity Commission is seeking suggested topics for two new inquiries to be conducted in 2014. More >>

Novembe 2013r Monthly Economic Indicators

Monday, 2 December 2013, 4:40 pm | New Zealand Treasury

Economic outlook for New Zealand continues to strengthen... - ...as the labour market improves more substantially, agricultural production rebounds from the drought, business and consumer confidence remains buoyant, and annual retail - sales growth is robust... ... More >>

External review into Treasury's fiscal policy advice

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 12:49 pm | New Zealand Treasury

The Treasury has commissioned an independent external review into the quality of the department's fiscal policy advice over the last decade, Treasury Chief Economist and Deputy Secretary, Dr Girol Karacaoglu, said today. More >>

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