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Changing the balance

effective non-traded sector inflation controls

balanced taxation including capital gains

research and development tax credits

faster depreciation (write off) of plant and patents

investment incentives for productive investment and skill development

personal tax concessions for early stage productive investments

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"So the government could print new money and spend it directly into circulation, thus saving the...." (Read more)

Raf Manji
Sustento Institute

"a culture of indifference towards export success is also a big contributor to the problem." (Read more)

Steve Patterson
CEO, Mclean Angling

"For thirty years New Zealand has run a current account deficit, averaging around 5% of GDP. To...." (Read more)

Hugh Fletcher

"Commodity production must be accompanied by value add and complex industrial activity to achieve...." (Read more)

John Walley
NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association CEO

"I'd just like to have a debate and start..." (Read more) - Bernard Hickey

"New Zealand hasn't a hope in hell of catching..." (Read more) - Brian Gaynor

"New Zealand’s number one challenge is to earn..." (Read more) - Ganesh Nana

"As a country, we are simultaneously fighting..." (Read more) - Selwyn Pellett

"Only a growing, high value add, export sector..." (Read more) - John Walley

"New Zealand can be fortunate in its distance..." (Read more) - Digby Crompton

"more saving, better monetary policy management,..." (Read more) - John Errington

"The poor return on productive investment - and..." (Read more) - Bryan Gould

"No country in history has become wealthy by..." (Read more) - Peter Lyons

"If the talk is of an export led recovery, let..." (Read more) - Scott Yates

"We have a high dollar which is not only..." (Read more) - Neville Bennett

"The obstacles to exporting from New Zealand are..." (Read more) - Brian Willoughby

"Isn’t it time to establish a banking system..." (Read more) - Bryan Gould

"The huge effect the exchange rate has on the..." (Read more) - Gordon Sutherland

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