The Government has released the first of six reports that show how it plans to grow the economy.
It wants to increase exports from 30 to 40 percent in the next 10 years, and to help it achieve that there will be a new branding strategy.
But the brighter future that National Party promised at the election is beginning to look a little dim, with the dollar above 80 cents, commodity prices down 30 percent and unemployment continuing to rise.
So is economic change really possible? The minister in charge of economic development was on TV3’s The Nation this morning to meet the press.
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce took questions from journalists Alex Tarrant of Interest.co.nz and John Hartevelt, Fairfax Media political journalist.
Watch the video for the full interview.