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

The ANZ Business Outlook Survey headline business confidence for New Zealand dropped to -50.3 percent in August of 2018 from -44.9 percent in July, reaching the lowest since April of 2008. It means that a net 50.3 percent of respondents expect general business conditions to deteriorate in the year ahead. A net 5 percent of firms are expecting to reduce investment, down 6 points; employment intentions fell 8 points to -6 percent; profit expectations were flat at -17 percent; a net 36 percent of businesses expect it to be tougher to get credit, up 1 point; pricing intentions fell 2 points to +27 percent and inflation expectations were flat at 2.2 percent; residential construction intentions eased 3 points to +13 percent, while encouragingly, commercial construction intentions bounced 13 points to -4 percent. Business Confidence in New Zealand averaged 5.69 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
2018-06-27 01:00 AM ANZ Business Confidence -39.0 -27.2 -27.8
2018-07-31 01:00 AM ANZ Business Confidence -44.9 -39.0 -37.7
2018-08-30 01:00 AM ANZ Business Confidence -50.3 -44.9 -38.1
2018-09-26 01:00 AM ANZ Business Confidence -50.3 -57
2018-10-31 12:00 AM ANZ Business Confidence -63
2018-11-29 12:00 AM ANZ Business Confidence -60


New Zealand Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -50.30 -44.90 80.90 -76.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.05 51.19 62.77 36.08 [+]
Industrial Production 2.10 2.30 8.60 -10.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 92.80 93.50 93.60 86.33 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 136.00 584.00 769.00 -906.00 NZD Million [+]
Car Registrations 5785.00 5365.00 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 53.20 54.80 60.80 44.90 [+]
Steel Production 61.84 51.68 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 53.10 53.80 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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-50.30 -44.90 80.90 -76.40 1970 - 2018 percent Monthly




business confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 4.00 Aug/18
Brazil 52.80 Sep/18
Canada 61.90 Aug/18
China 51.30 Aug/18
Euro Area 1.22 Aug/18
France 110.00 Aug/18
Germany 103.80 Aug/18
India 59.70 Dec/17
Indonesia 112.82 Jun/18
Italy 104.80 Aug/18
Japan 21.00 Jun/18
Mexico 51.30 Aug/18
Netherlands 5.90 Aug/18
Russia -3.00 Aug/18
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16
Singapore 7.00 Jun/18
South Africa 38.00 Sep/18
South Korea 73.00 Aug/18
Spain -4.30 Aug/18
Switzerland 100.30 Aug/18
Turkey 96.40 Aug/18
United Kingdom -3.00 Sep/18
United States 61.30 Aug/18


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