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Statistics New Zealand

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25th May 21, 11:10am
Super-strong retail sales figures for the March quarter have got economists rethinking their thoughts that the country is experiencing a 'double dip' recession
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Super-strong retail sales figures for the March quarter have got economists rethinking their thoughts that the country is experiencing a 'double dip' recession
25th May 21, 11:10am
18th Mar 21, 11:03am
The economy went into reverse again in the last quarter of 2020 with a fall that was bigger than expected by the Reserve Bank and by bank economists; second recession looms
The economy went into reverse again in the last quarter of 2020 with a fall that was bigger than expected by the Reserve Bank and by bank economists; second recession looms
18th Mar 21, 11:03am
15th Mar 21, 12:14pm
It's a toss of a coin as to whether the New Zealand economy grew or contracted in the December quarter - but either way our recovery from lockdown has been impressive
It's a toss of a coin as to whether the New Zealand economy grew or contracted in the December quarter - but either way our recovery from lockdown has been impressive
15th Mar 21, 12:14pm
10th Mar 21, 12:25pm
Statistics New Zealand says seasonally-adjusted electronic card spending dropped 3.2% in February - and in actual terms was 8.1% lower than in February 2020
Statistics New Zealand says seasonally-adjusted electronic card spending dropped 3.2% in February - and in actual terms was 8.1% lower than in February 2020
10th Mar 21, 12:25pm
11th Feb 21, 11:34am
Statistics New Zealand says seasonally adjusted retail card spending dropped slightly in January; absence of international tourists hitting the hospitality industry
Statistics New Zealand says seasonally adjusted retail card spending dropped slightly in January; absence of international tourists hitting the hospitality industry
11th Feb 21, 11:34am
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22nd Jan 21, 11:09am
CPI inflation higher than expected by RBNZ and market in December quarter at 0.5% quarter-on-quarter and 1.4% year-on-year; Rate cuts unlikely
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CPI inflation higher than expected by RBNZ and market in December quarter at 0.5% quarter-on-quarter and 1.4% year-on-year; Rate cuts unlikely
22nd Jan 21, 11:09am
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17th Dec 20, 10:57am
Statistics New Zealand says the country enjoyed record economic growth in the past quarter as the economy bounced back from lockdown and an 11% drop in economic activity in the June quarter
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Statistics New Zealand says the country enjoyed record economic growth in the past quarter as the economy bounced back from lockdown and an 11% drop in economic activity in the June quarter
17th Dec 20, 10:57am
14th Dec 20, 9:15am
Economists are picking a record economic recover in the September quarter, with GDP expected to grow by possibly as much as 14%
Economists are picking a record economic recover in the September quarter, with GDP expected to grow by possibly as much as 14%
14th Dec 20, 9:15am
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23rd Nov 20, 10:56am
Statistics New Zealand says retail sales values had the largest September quarter rise since the series began in 1995
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Statistics New Zealand says retail sales values had the largest September quarter rise since the series began in 1995
23rd Nov 20, 10:56am
10th Nov 20, 11:09am
Statistics New Zealand says spending on food and beverage services last month was the second highest in over 20 years following Auckland moving to Alert level 1 early in the month
Statistics New Zealand says spending on food and beverage services last month was the second highest in over 20 years following Auckland moving to Alert level 1 early in the month
10th Nov 20, 11:09am
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29th Oct 20, 9:32am
Former RBNZ Chairman Arthur Grimes warns of 'real danger' of the RBNZ destablising asset prices, as its employment target sees it go too far lowering interest rates
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Former RBNZ Chairman Arthur Grimes warns of 'real danger' of the RBNZ destablising asset prices, as its employment target sees it go too far lowering interest rates
29th Oct 20, 9:32am
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23rd Oct 20, 11:11am
Consumer price index inflation undershoots RBNZ and market expectations in September quarter, coming in at 0.7% quarter-on-quarter and 1.4% year-on-year
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Consumer price index inflation undershoots RBNZ and market expectations in September quarter, coming in at 0.7% quarter-on-quarter and 1.4% year-on-year
23rd Oct 20, 11:11am
23rd Sep 20, 9:09am
Economist Brian Easton says much of the commentariat’s reporting of the most recent GDP figure was misleading and unhelpful
Economist Brian Easton says much of the commentariat’s reporting of the most recent GDP figure was misleading and unhelpful
23rd Sep 20, 9:09am
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17th Sep 20, 10:58am
Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
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Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
17th Sep 20, 10:58am
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14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
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The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
10th Sep 20, 11:01am
Statistics New Zealand says retail card spending slumped by over half a billion dollars in August as Auckland entered Covid-19 alert level 3
Statistics New Zealand says retail card spending slumped by over half a billion dollars in August as Auckland entered Covid-19 alert level 3
10th Sep 20, 11:01am
24th Aug 20, 12:00pm
Statistics New Zealand says retail sales plummeted 15% in the lockdown-affected June quarter
Statistics New Zealand says retail sales plummeted 15% in the lockdown-affected June quarter
24th Aug 20, 12:00pm
30th Jun 20, 11:48am
New economic index being published by Treasury shows that activity plummeted 19% in April compared with a year earlier but then bounced back in May
New economic index being published by Treasury shows that activity plummeted 19% in April compared with a year earlier but then bounced back in May
30th Jun 20, 11:48am
18th Jun 20, 10:57am
Statistics New Zealand says there was a 'widespread drop in economic activity' in the March quarter; the fall was bigger than economists' estimates; worse is to come in the June quarter
Statistics New Zealand says there was a 'widespread drop in economic activity' in the March quarter; the fall was bigger than economists' estimates; worse is to come in the June quarter
18th Jun 20, 10:57am
15th Jun 20, 11:11am
GDP figures out this week for the March quarter will show a fall in economic activity - but this will just be a taste of what is to come in the June quarter
GDP figures out this week for the March quarter will show a fall in economic activity - but this will just be a taste of what is to come in the June quarter
15th Jun 20, 11:11am
11th Jun 20, 11:51am
Statistics New Zealand says on a seasonally adjusted basis retail spending leapt 79% in May as businesses reopened after the April lockdown
Statistics New Zealand says on a seasonally adjusted basis retail spending leapt 79% in May as businesses reopened after the April lockdown
11th Jun 20, 11:51am
11th May 20, 10:58am
Statistics New Zealand says the impact of the lockdown saw each New Zealander on average spending about $520 less in April than they did in March
Statistics New Zealand says the impact of the lockdown saw each New Zealander on average spending about $520 less in April than they did in March
11th May 20, 10:58am
9th Apr 20, 11:15am
Official figures show spending on food and groceries rose a whopping $376 million in the past month; elsewhere it's a predictably grim story
Official figures show spending on food and groceries rose a whopping $376 million in the past month; elsewhere it's a predictably grim story
9th Apr 20, 11:15am
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19th Mar 20, 10:52am
NZ faces Covid-19 crisis with annual economic growth having slowed to 1.8% in the December quarter - a 6-year low
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NZ faces Covid-19 crisis with annual economic growth having slowed to 1.8% in the December quarter - a 6-year low
19th Mar 20, 10:52am
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19th Dec 19, 11:17am
Economy grows by 0.7% in the September quarter, and 2.3% year-on-year thanks in-part to more retail spending; Growth stronger than expected by the RBNZ and bank economists
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Economy grows by 0.7% in the September quarter, and 2.3% year-on-year thanks in-part to more retail spending; Growth stronger than expected by the RBNZ and bank economists
19th Dec 19, 11:17am

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