12 Sep 2023

Economist says PREFU likely to show unstable economic outlook

From Midday Report, 12:12 pm on 12 September 2023

Treasury will this afternoon publish its Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update - or PREFU - with much of the speculation being that it will paint a rocky economic picture.

It will outline forecasts for inflation, government debt, unemployment and economic growth.

ASB senior economist Mark Smith spoke to Charlie Dreaver.