industry charts

ANZ commodity price index

This chart series tracks the monthly ANZ commodity price indexes, as published by the economics service of ANZ-National Bank. It is a long-running series and one of the most respected data... Read full story

Business credit

These charts report the growth in credit used by the business sector in New Zealand, other than rural business.

The data is provided by the RBNZ about one month after the end of each period... Read full story

Productivity

This is the official annual measure of productivity in New Zealand. Economists and statisticians agonise over the correct measures for national productivity, and the arguments get very technical,... Read full story

Performance of manufacturing index

The Performance of Manufacturing Index is a monthly survey of the manufacturing sector providing an early indicator of activity levels.  It is produced by Business NZ, and sponsored by BNZ, who... Read full story

Performance of services index

The Performance of Services Index is a monthly survey of the manufacturing sector providing an early indicator of activity levels.  It is produced by Business NZ, and sponsored by BNZ, who also... Read full story

Tourism accommodation

Occupancy rates for New Zealand's accommodation industry are the key marker for our tourism industry. This chart tracks data released monthly by Statistics NZ, and is updated about six weeks... Read full story

Manufacturing

This Statistics NZ series measures the fortunes of our manufacturing industry.

In this chart, we focus on revenue growth ("income"), and finished goods stock levels.

The official... Read full story

Motor vehicle retailing

This chart expands on the retail sales chart element dealing with motor vehicle sales.

The data is available about six weeks after the end of each month, when it is published by... Read full story

Producer price index

Producer prices are a core metric of how private sector enterprises are performing, one that is watched closely by the RBNZ.

"Input prices" measure the cost of things businesses buy, while "... Read full story

Retail sales

Retail sales data is published by Statistics NZ about six weeks after the end of each month. It is one of the important components of our economy.

This chart also tracks some key sections of... Read full story

Wholesale trade

This is quarterly data from Statistics NZ, from an extensive survey. About 1,300 units have been selected for a postal sample, and the data for approximately 13,500 units is modelled from tax... Read full story

New vehicles sold

This monthly data is supplied by the NZTA and records the new registrations for each month.

It includes new registrations of used imports, but does not include any re-registration or change-... Read full story

Building work completed

This Statistics NZ series measures the value of building work completed in each quarter.

In this chart, we focus on the growth or otherwise of each category.

The official series... Read full story

Performance composite index

The Performance Composite Index is a monthly survey combining both the PMI and PSI indexes.  It is produced by Business NZ, and sponsored by BNZ who also provide expert commentary.

A PCI... Read full story