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

Weekly Economics Video Update

24 January:

As the new decade dawns this week’s video rounds up the state of play in global markets and the New Zealand economy.

20 December:

As the year draws to a close, our views on the economy are being vindicated. There is now ample evidence that government spending and low interest rates have boosted the economy. We expect creditable GDP growth will continue in 2020, although we are not getting too excited.

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.