Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Currency 0.69 0.65 0.65 0.64 0.64
Stock Market 8670.94 9261 9196 9130 9065 points
Government Bond 10Y 2.48 2.64 2.68 2.72 2.76 percent
Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
GDP Growth Rate 1.00 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.8 percent
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.80 2.7 2.8 3.1 2.5 percent
Unemployment Rate 3.90 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4 percent
Inflation Rate 1.90 1.4 1.6 1.7 1.9 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 0.90 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.7 percent
Interest Rate 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 percent
Interbank Rate 2.20 2.52 2.52 2.52 2.77 percent
Balance of Trade -1295.19 -450 400 -500 -1550 NZD Million
Exports 4859.00 5250 5500 4800 3900 NZD Million
Government Debt to GDP 22.20 21.5 20 20 20 percent
Government Budget 1.50 2 1.6 1.6 1.6 percent of GDP
Business Confidence -37.10 -36 -34 -34 -32 percent
Manufacturing PMI 53.50 52.3 53.1 52.6 53
Consumer Confidence 103.50 104 104 104 105 Index Points
Retail Sales MoM 0.00 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.1 percent
Building Permits 2724.00 2000 2100 2150 2300
Corporate Tax Rate 28.00 28 28 28 28 percent
Personal Income Tax Rate 33.00 33 33 33 33 percent
GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
GDP Growth Rate 1.00 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.8 percent
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.80 2.7 2.8 3.1 2.5 percent
GDP 205.85 215 225 225 225 USD Billion
GDP Constant Prices 61875.00 62535 62791 63484 63235 NZD Million
Gross National Product 65229.00 65855 66638 67251 66860 NZD Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 15637.00 16014 16086 16122 16028 NZD Million
GDP per capita 37852.87 38100 38500 38500 38500 USD
GDP per capita PPP 36085.84 36600 37100 37100 37100 USD
GDP From Agriculture 3360.00 3281 3318 3464 3444 NZD Million
GDP From Construction 3824.00 3941 3909 3943 3920 NZD Million
GDP From Manufacturing 6000.00 6103 6142 6186 6150 NZD Million
GDP From Mining 602.00 784 774 621 617 NZD Million
GDP From Public Administration 2611.00 2633 2676 2692 2676 NZD Million
GDP From Services 41215.00 41648 41938 42493 42245 NZD Million
GDP From Transport 2877.00 2886 2905 2966 2949 NZD Million
GDP From Utilities 1784.00 1777 1768 1839 1829 NZD Million
Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Unemployment Rate 3.90 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4 percent
Employed Persons 2663.00 2654 2600 2640 2645 Thousand
Unemployed Persons 109.00 124 123 124 125 Thousand
Employment Change 1.10 0.5 1.1 0.2 0.79 percent
Labor Force Participation Rate 71.10 70.9 70.8 70.8 70.9 percent
Labour Costs 1174.00 1179 1184 1190 1195 Index Points
Wages 31.39 31.57 31.8 31.93 32.18 NZD/Hour
Wages in Manufacturing 29.92 29.7 31.2 30.12 30.45 NZD/Hour
Minimum Wages 16.50 16.5 18 18 18 NZD/Hour
Population 4.84 4.91 5.1 5.1 5.1 Million
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65 65 65 65
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65 65 65 65
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.90 11.44 11.53 11.22 11.19 percent
Part Time Employment 554.00 560 557 558 561 Thousand
Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Inflation Rate 1.90 1.4 1.6 1.7 1.9 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 0.90 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.7 percent
Consumer Price Index CPI 1024.00 1020 1027 1032 1043 Index Points
Core Consumer Prices 1024.00 1028 1035 1041 1047 Index Points
Producer Prices 1140.00 1130 1134 1134 1140 Index Points
Food Inflation 0.60 0.6 1 2 2 percent
Cpi Housing Utilities 1042.00 1030 1038 1049 1062 Index Points
CPI Transportation 1044.00 1034 1034 1037 1064 Index Points
Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Interest Rate 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 percent
Interbank Rate 2.20 2.52 2.52 2.52 2.77 percent
Deposit Interest Rate 3.20 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.45 percent
Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Balance of Trade -1295.19 -450 400 -500 -1550 NZD Million
Exports 4859.00 5250 5500 4800 3900 NZD Million
Imports 6154.19 5700 5100 5300 5450 NZD Million
Current Account -1620.00 -2922 75 -650 -4271 NZD Million
Current Account to GDP -2.80 -2.8 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 percent
Terms of Trade 1444.00 1406 1424 1398 1392 Index Points
Tourist Arrivals 283568.00 550000 390000 390000 250000
Terrorism Index 0.61 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.61
Weapons Sales 4.00 2.5 5 5 5 USD Million
Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Government Debt to GDP 22.20 21.5 20 20 20 percent
Government Budget 1.50 2 1.6 1.6 1.6 percent of GDP
Government Budget Value 4069.00 6588 8143 8373 8602 NZD Million
Government Spending 11766.00 11736 11839 12131 12060 NZD Million
Government Revenues 109973.00 108100 111193 112641 114089 NZD Million
Fiscal Expenditure 104014.00 101512 103049 104268 105487 NZD Million
Military Expenditure 2225.60 2300 2450 2450 2450 USD Million
Government Debt 59480.00 61000 58000 58000 58000 NZD Million
Taxes Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Corporate Tax Rate 28.00 28 28 28 28 percent
Personal Income Tax Rate 33.00 33 33 33 33 percent
Sales Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 percent
Social Security Rate 11.00 11 11 11 11 percent
Social Security Rate For Companies 3.00 3 3 3 3 percent
Social Security Rate For Employees 8.00 8 8 8 8 percent
Business Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Business Confidence -37.10 -36 -34 -34 -32 percent
Manufacturing PMI 53.50 52.3 53.1 52.6 53
Industrial Production -0.30 2.8 3 3.6 1.81 percent
Capacity Utilization 93.20 92.47 92.58 92.52 92.62 percent
Changes in Inventories 136.00 450 600 80 -400 NZD Million
Car Registrations 5969.00 5906 5739 5757 5762
Services Pmi 55.40 56 54.71 54.69 54.68
Competitiveness Index 77.51 78.01 78.01 78.01 78.01 Points
Competitiveness Rank 18.00 18 18 18 18
Composite Pmi 54.50 53.4 54.1 53.7 53
Corruption Index 89.00 89 89 89 89 Points
Corruption Rank 1.00 1 1 1 1
Consumer Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Consumer Confidence 103.50 104 104 104 105 Index Points
Retail Sales MoM 0.00 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.1 percent
Retail Sales YoY 2.70 4 4.2 3.8 3.6 percent
Consumer Spending 37833.00 38450 38501 39006 38779 NZD Million
Bank Lending Rate 9.42 9.33 9.33 9.33 9.58 percent
Housing Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Building Permits 2724.00 2000 2100 2150 2300
Housing Index 0.80 -0.2 0.5 0.3 0.7 percent
Construction Output 8.10 3.7 3.8 4 3.6 percent
Home Ownership Rate 64.80 64.58 64.29 64.29 64.29 percent


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