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

John Walley
NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association CEO

"the failure to enable local industry to participate in supply is at best, an abdication of...." (Read more)

Nick Inskip
Industry Development Manager, HERA

"The inflation policy target has been missed regularly over the past two years, and will be missed...." (Read more)

Ganesh Nana
BERL Chief Economist

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

Hugh Fletcher

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

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

"I suggest that Land and Capital are mistakenly..." (Read more) - Digby Crompton

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"There are two basic anomalies in our tax system..." (Read more) - Digby Crompton

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

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

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