GDP growth

7 Aug 18, 12:08pm
The Finance Minister says the Government’s bean counters may well have to revise down their GDP growth projections ‘a little bit’ – National says this will cost millions of dollars
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6 Aug 18, 3:21pm
The Reserve Bank is expected to trim its GDP growth forecasts in its Monetary Policy Statement on Thursday; no change to Official Cash Rate expected
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22 Jul 18, 7:02am
Acting PM Winston Peters warned NZ that an economic slowdown was looming, Jason Walls says the NZ First leader now has the right to tell the country ‘I told you so’
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19 Jul 18, 9:17am
Infometrics is expecting GDP growth of roughly 2% a year until 2021 – 1% under Treasury’s forecast – and the regions are expected to do the economic heavy lifting
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3 Jul 18, 3:25pm
Economists say another batch of low business confidence figures are a concern for future economic growth and it’s time for the RBNZ to pay attention
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1 Jul 18, 7:03am
After reading the Budget, the RBNZ expects the effects of government spending on GDP will be ‘lower and later’ than anticipated, a different take to the Treasury’s forecast – Jason Walls asks why
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21 Jun 18, 11:06am
GDP growth dropped by 0.1% compared to the previous two quarters, coming in at just 0.5%; Per capita growth remains flat
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18 Jun 18, 12:31pm
After years of slamming the previous Government for low GDP per capita growth, the Finance Minister is looking down the barrel of yet another very bad quarter of per person growth
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31 May 18, 1:51pm
ANZ’s Business Confidence data shows firms continue to remain pessimistic about the year ahead
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2 May 18, 11:15am
The Government is being criticised for sticking to its promise to reduce net core Crown debt to 20% of GDP by 2022 – but this commitment does not mean it won’t keep taking on debt, Jason Walls says
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9 Apr 18, 2:38pm
Banks and the Opposition have questioned the Government over its numbers, but a new Moody’s report will put a spring in the step of Finance Minister Grant Robertson
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2 Apr 18, 9:13am
It will be a world first and the Treasury is already hard at work developing a wellbeing framework. But what should it include?
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15 Mar 18, 11:22am
New Zealand’s economy grew by a whisker under 3% last year as GDP data for the fourth quarter of 2017 came in under market expectations – the growth figure is more than 1% off 2016’s figure
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2 Feb 18, 5:02am
A raft of economic issues, such as low business confidence and less govt roading investment, will see GDP growth begin to taper off early next year, according to Infometrics
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8 Dec 17, 11:34am
Westpac report says migration is already slowing and this will 'reinforce downward pressure on house prices'
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16 Jun 17, 9:45am
OECD: Yes, immigration has hit New Zealand’s per capita growth rate. But if you get it right, you’ll benefit later; Also: why Auckland house prices matter
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8 Sep 15, 1:04pm
ANZ warns the economy has 'slowed down markedly,' having looked at traffic on our key roads during August
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14 Apr 15, 5:00am
Simon Park says NZ needs to recognise the people who can act as a catalyst to drive New Zealand’s engagement with Asia
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8 Apr 15, 1:08pm
Professor Ang pays tribute to Lee Kuan Yew and some of the 'amazing' achievements of Singapore
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30 Mar 15, 2:18pm
Professor Ang examines the issues involved in guarding against over-reliance on trade with China
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