A rise in tax revenue drove the New Zealand government's operating deficit down below forecasts, the New Zealand Treasury announced in it financial statements Friday.
operating deficit before gains and losses for the seven months to the
end of January was 2.5 billion NZ dollars (2.07 billion U.S. dollars),Auto Accessories wholesalers or 571 million NZ dollars below the deficit of 3.1 billion NZ dollars forecast in the Half-Year Update in December.
The figures showed the government was on track for surplus in 2014-2015, Finance Minister Bill English said in a statement.
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"Overall, the results are encouraging,prepreg but
the government will remain firmly focused on continuing to manage its
finances responsibly so we can return to surplus and start repaying
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