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Wednesday’s Pro email: Robertson set to launch $10b package

In the political economy, all eyes today will be on Treasury and Finance Minister Grant Robertson when he releases his "significant infrastructure spending package" at 1pm today with the Half Yearly Economic and Fiscal Update (HYEFU).

Robertson has room under his own rules to borrow up to $15 billion to bring forward various short to medium term projects, but most see the number somewhere in a range of $5-10 billion.

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