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

Weekly Economics Video Update

15 March:

Next week we are likely to get confirmation that New Zealand’s economy slowed over late 2018. Recent data confirms that consumer spending has recovered in early-2019, but the housing market is looking more mixed. 

8 March:

New Zealand has been an economy of two halves, but the laggards are catching up and the leaders are tiring. Meanwhile, dry weather will impact agricultural production, but has caused us to lift out farm gate milk price forecasts.

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.

8 March:

This month we discuss the impact on farmers of the proposal to tax capital gains while reducing rates of income tax.

8 February:

New Zealand’s agriculture sector has been enjoying good growing conditions, reasonable prices on international markets, and an average exchange rate – a rare combination that meant a positive start to the New Year.