New Zealand Business Confidence  1970-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

A net 23.4 percent of New Zealand's businesses were pessimistic about the year ahead in April 2018, down 3.4 points from March. All sectors were in the red, with services the least pessimistic and agriculture the most. Agriculture did manage a small gain on March, but construction plummeted to its lowest level since 2008. Firms’ views of their own activity (which has the stronger correlation with GDP growth), eased to +18 in April from +22 in March, as construction fell a startling 38 points. Business Confidence in New Zealand averaged 6.14 percent from 1970 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 80.90 percent in February of 1994 and a record low of -76.40 percent in December of 1974.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-02-28 12:00 AM ANZ Business Confidence -19 -37.8 -30.4
2018-03-28 12:00 AM ANZ Business Confidence -20.0 -19 -16
2018-04-30 01:00 AM ANZ Business Confidence -23.4 -20 -17
2018-05-31 01:00 AM ANZ Business Confidence -23.4 -19.8
2018-06-27 01:00 AM ANZ Business Confidence -20.49
2018-07-31 01:00 AM ANZ Business Confidence -20.76


New Zealand Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -23.40 -20.00 80.90 -76.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 58.93 53.11 62.77 36.09 [+]
Industrial Production 1.40 0.00 8.60 -10.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 93.50 92.80 93.60 86.33 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 388.00 -423.00 769.00 -906.00 NZD Million [+]
Car Registrations 4403.00 5953.00 6933.00 810.00 [+]
Internet Speed 14708.73 12865.57 14708.73 1998.81 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 1778178.00 1690601.00 2110050.00 831298.00 IP [+]
Services Pmi 55.90 58.60 60.80 44.90 [+]
Steel Production 61.12 47.38 89.00 30.94 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.37 5.31 5.37 4.91 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 13.00 13.00 25.00 13.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 56.80 55.80 59.50 40.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 1.00 1.00 3.00 1.00 [+]
Corruption Index 89.00 90.00 96.00 88.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 1.00 1.00 4.00 1.00 [+]


New Zealand Business Confidence

In New Zealand, the business confidence index is designed to provide a snapshot of business opinions regarding the expected future state of their business and economy overall. The survey covers around 700 respondents. The Net index is calculated by subtracting the percentage number of businesses that expect that the economic situation improves from the number that expect decline. This page provides - New Zealand Business Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. New Zealand Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-23.40 -20.00 80.90 -76.40 1970 - 2018 percent Monthly




business confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 10.00 Apr/18
Brazil 55.50 May/18
Canada 71.50 Apr/18
China 51.40 Apr/18
Euro Area 1.35 Apr/18
France 109.00 May/18
Germany 102.20 May/18
India 59.70 Dec/17
Indonesia 106.28 Mar/18
Italy 107.70 Apr/18
Japan 24.00 Mar/18
Mexico 50.00 Apr/18
Netherlands 8.20 Apr/18
Russia -2.00 Apr/18
South Korea 77.00 Apr/18
Spain 5.50 Apr/18
Switzerland 105.30 Apr/18
Turkey 109.90 May/18
United Kingdom -4.00 Jun/18
United States 57.30 Apr/18


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