Bite-sized video updates on the New Zealand economy and markets.

Weekly Economics Video Update

22 November:

We are starting to see signs of spring in the data, backing our long-held view that fiscal and monetary stimulus will drag the economy out of the mire it is currently in.

15 November:

Between the August and November Monetary Policy Statements, the RBNZ finished where it started, 50/50 on whether another OCR cut will be required. We are forecasting a cut in February, but it will depend on the balance of data between now and then.

Monthly Agri Economic Insights

We hope you find these updates helpful in shaping a view of what's in store for you beyond the farm gate.

4 October:

Chinese demand for New Zealand’s agricultural exports has held up better than expected, even as the wider economy has been hurt by the trade war with the US. 

6 September:

The Interim Climate Change Commission has recommended how to bring agriculture within New Zealand’s effort to become a low-carbon economy. This month we discuss the implications for farmers.