New Zealand Business Confidence  1970-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The ANZ Business Confidence Index in New Zealand increased to 14.9 in May of 2017 from 11 in the previous month. It was the highest level since January 2017 as a net 15 percent of businesses were optimistic about the year ahead. That’s up 4 points from the previous month and marks the first constructive step up since September last year. Sentiment lifted in manufacturing, retail and agriculture, was unchanged in the service sector, and fell in construction. Employment intentions increased to 23.6 from 21.5; profit expectations went up to 27.7 from 25.8; residential construction intentions increased to 45 from 33.4; firms' pricing intentions rose to 30.2 from 29.2, and exports intentions went up to 31.3 from 24.2. Investment intentions were unchanged at 23.5. Business Confidence in New Zealand averaged 6.58 from 1970 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 80.90 in February of 1994 and a record low of -76.40 in December of 1974.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-31 12:00 AM Feb 11.3 16.6 15.9
2017-04-28 01:00 AM Apr 11.0 11.3 11.7
2017-05-31 01:00 AM May 14.9 11.0 12.5
2017-06-29 01:00 AM Jun 14.9 15.1
2017-07-29 01:00 AM Jul 14.88
2017-08-31 01:00 AM Aug 13.72




New Zealand Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 14.90 11.00 80.90 -76.40 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 58.50 56.80 62.77 36.07 [+]
Industrial Production -0.10 1.70 8.60 -10.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 93.60 92.70 93.60 86.33 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 338.00 906.00 906.00 -906.00 NZD Million [+]
Car Registrations 5895.00 4546.00 5895.00 810.00 Cars [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.31 5.25 5.31 4.91 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 13.00 16.00 25.00 13.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 59.30 54.80 59.50 40.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 1.00 1.00 3.00 1.00 [+]
Corruption Index 90.00 88.00 96.00 88.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 1.00 4.00 4.00 1.00 [+]
Services Pmi 58.80 53.20 60.90 44.70 [+]
Steel Production 60.75 55.08 89.00 30.94 Thousand Tonnes [+]


New Zealand Business Confidence Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
14.90 11.00 80.90 -76.40 1970 - 2017 Monthly



business confidence by Country

Last
Australia 7.00 May/17
Brazil 51.90 Jun/17
Canada 53.80 May/17
China 51.20 May/17
Euro Area 0.90 May/17
France 108.00 Jun/17
Germany 114.60 May/17
India 57.20 Jun/16
Indonesia 103.42 Mar/17
Italy 106.90 May/17
Japan 12.00 Mar/17
Mexico 47.55 May/17
Netherlands 6.10 May/17
Russia -1.00 Jun/17
South Korea 82.00 May/17
Spain 0.50 May/17
Switzerland 101.60 May/17
Turkey 112.40 Jun/17
United Kingdom 1.00 Jun/17
United States 54.90 May/17