Economic Calendar and indicators of New Zealand

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 0.3% 3 Q 2018 1.0% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 3.9% 3 Q 2018 4.4% Quarterly
CPI q/q 0.1% 4 Q 2018 0.9% Quarterly
RBNZ Interest Rate Decision 1.75% 1.75%
Trade Balance $-0.861 B Nov 2018 $-1.317 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
21:45
NZD
0.1%
0.6%
0.9%
21:45
NZD
1.9%
1.2%
1.9%
02:00
NZD
21:45
NZD
21:45
NZD
21:45
NZD
21:45
NZD
$4.939 B
21:45
NZD
$5.8 B
21:45
NZD
$-0.139 B
$-0.861 B
21:45
NZD
$-5.936 B
$-5.423 B

Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
CFTC NZD Non-Commercial Net Positions 3.4 K 18 Dec 2018 -15.2 K Weekly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP Expenditures q/q 0.5% 3 Q 2018 1.1% Quarterly
GDP q/q 0.3% 3 Q 2018 1.0% Quarterly
GDP y/y 2.6% 3 Q 2018 3.2% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Employment Change q/q 1.1% 3 Q 2018 0.6% Quarterly
Labor Cost Index q/q 0.5% 3 Q 2018 0.6% Quarterly
Labor Cost Index y/y 1.9% 3 Q 2018 2.1% Quarterly
Participation Rate 71.1% 3 Q 2018 70.9% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 3.9% 3 Q 2018 4.4% Quarterly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
ANZ Commodity Price Index m/m -0.2% Dec 2018 -0.5% Monthly
BusinessNZ Manufacturing Index 55.1 Dec 2018 53.7 Monthly
CPI q/q 0.1% 4 Q 2018 0.9% Quarterly
CPI y/y 1.9% 4 Q 2018 1.9% Quarterly
Export Price Index q/q 2.3% 3 Q 2018 2.5% Quarterly
Food Price Index m/m -0.2% Dec 2018 -0.6% Monthly
GDT Price Index 4.2% 2.8%
Import Price Index q/q 2.6% 3 Q 2018 2.1% Quarterly
PPI Input q/q 1.4% 3 Q 2018 1.0% Quarterly
PPI Output q/q 1.5% 3 Q 2018 0.9% Quarterly
RBNZ 2-Year Inflation Expectations 2.03% 4 Q 2018 2.0% Quarterly
Terms of Trade Index q/q -0.3% 3 Q 2018 0.4% Quarterly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
RBNZ Interest Rate Decision 1.75% 1.75%
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account $-6.149 B 3 Q 2018 $-1.631 B Quarterly
Current Account - GDP Ratio -3.6% 3 Q 2018 -3.3% Quarterly
Current Account 12-Months $-10.539 B 3 Q 2018 $-9.548 B Quarterly
Exports $4.939 B Nov 2018 $4.817 B Monthly
Imports $5.8 B Nov 2018 $6.134 B Monthly
Net Permanent & Long-Term Migration 4.66 K Oct 2018 4.63 K Monthly
Trade Balance $-0.861 B Nov 2018 $-1.317 B Monthly
Trade Balance 12-Months $-5.423 B Nov 2018 $-5.784 B Monthly
Visitor Arrivals m/m 4.0% Oct 2018 -1.7% Monthly
Visitor Arrivals y/y 4.8% Oct 2018 2.1% Monthly
Government Last Reference Previous Frequency
Net Debt Forecast, % GDP 20.9% 20.8%
OBEGAL Forecast $1.724 B $3.14 B
RBNZ Non-Resident Debt Holdings 52.3% Dec 2018 54.1% Monthly
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
ANZ Activity Outlook 13.6% Dec 2018 7.6% Monthly
ANZ Business Confidence -24.1 Dec 2018 -37.1 Monthly
Manufacturing Sales q/q 2.0% 3 Q 2018 1.8% Quarterly
Manufacturing Sales Volume q/q -1.6% 3 Q 2018 -1.7% Quarterly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
Core Retail Sales q/q 0.4% 3 Q 2018 1.3% Quarterly
Electronic Card Retail Sales m/m -2.3% Dec 2018 -0.5% Monthly
Electronic Card Retail Sales y/y 0.6% Dec 2018 4.6% Monthly
RBNZ Credit Card Spending y/y 6.1% Nov 2018 6.4% Monthly
Retail Sales q/q 0.0% 3 Q 2018 1.1% Quarterly
Retail Sales y/y 2.7% 3 Q 2018 3.1% Quarterly
Housing Last Reference Previous Frequency
Building Consents m/m -2.0% Nov 2018 1.4% Monthly