Budget to sprinkle funds to international growth agenda

Tue, 16 Apr 2013

April 16 (BusinessDesk) - New government spending in the May 16 budget will be skewed towards supporting fast-growth export businesses, Prime Minister John Key says. His announcement of a $158 million boost to tourism funding over four years is the first of several set-piece announcements of new government spending, which government Ministers will drip-feed to the public in the weeks leading up to the budget. Key told a Business New Zealand pre-budget lunch in Wellington that an "international growth package" would be a key element of the bu...

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