Economic Calendar and indicators of New Zealand

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 0.5% 4 Q 2019 0.8% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 4.2% 1 Q 2020 4.0% Quarterly
CPI q/q 0.8% 1 Q 2020 0.5% Quarterly
RBNZ Interest Rate Decision 0.25% 0.25%
Trade Balance $1.267 B Apr 2020 $0.722 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
01:00
NZD
-41.8
-86.3
-66.6
01:00
NZD
-38.7%
-73.2%
-55.1%
00:00
NZD
Queen's Birthday
22:45
NZD
0.2%
-21.3%
22:45
NZD
22:45
NZD
22:45
NZD
22:45
NZD
22:45
NZD
14:00
NZD
-0.2%
1.0%
01:00
NZD

Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
CFTC NZD Non-Commercial Net Positions -15.9 K 19 May 2020 -15.9 K Weekly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP Annual Change 2.3% 4 Q 2019 2.7% Quarterly
GDP Expenditures q/q 0.2% 4 Q 2019 0.6% Quarterly
GDP q/q 0.5% 4 Q 2019 0.8% Quarterly
GDP y/y 1.8% 4 Q 2019 2.3% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Employment Change q/q 0.7% 1 Q 2020 0.1% Quarterly
Labor Cost Index q/q 0.3% 1 Q 2020 0.6% Quarterly
Labor Cost Index y/y 2.4% 1 Q 2020 2.4% Quarterly
Net Permanent & Long-Term Migration 9.7 K Mar 2020 8.28 K Monthly
Participation Rate 70.4% 1 Q 2020 70.1% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 4.2% 1 Q 2020 4.0% Quarterly
Visitor Arrivals m/m -40.9% Mar 2020 -10.5% Monthly
Visitor Arrivals y/y -53.6% Mar 2020 -10.8% Monthly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
ANZ Commodity Price Index m/m -1.1% Apr 2020 -2.0% Monthly
CPI q/q 0.8% 1 Q 2020 0.5% Quarterly
CPI y/y 2.5% 1 Q 2020 1.9% Quarterly
Export Price Index q/q 3.0% 4 Q 2019 1.7% Quarterly
Export Volume Index q/q 1.7% 4 Q 2019 -4.1% Quarterly
Food Price Index m/m 1.0% Apr 2020 0.7% Monthly
GDT Price Index 1.0% -0.8%
Import Price Index q/q 0.3% 4 Q 2019 0.0% Quarterly
Import Volume Index q/q 0.1% 4 Q 2019 1.1% Quarterly
PPI Input q/q -0.3% 1 Q 2020 0.3% Quarterly
PPI Output q/q 0.1% 1 Q 2020 0.5% Quarterly
RBNZ 2-Year Inflation Expectations 1.24% 2 Q 2020 1.93% Quarterly
Terms of Trade Index q/q 2.6% 4 Q 2019 1.7% Quarterly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
RBNZ Interest Rate Decision 0.25% 0.25%
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account $-2.657 B 4 Q 2019 $-6.26 B Quarterly
Current Account - GDP Ratio -3.0% 4 Q 2019 -3.3% Quarterly
Current Account 12-Months $-9.233 B 4 Q 2019 $-10.189 B Quarterly
Exports $5.262 B Apr 2020 $5.815 B Monthly
Imports $3.994 B Apr 2020 $5.093 B Monthly
Trade Balance $1.267 B Apr 2020 $0.722 B Monthly
Trade Balance 12-Months $-2.496 B Apr 2020 $-3.403 B Monthly
Government Last Reference Previous Frequency
Net Debt Forecast, % GDP 30.2% 19.6%
OBEGAL Forecast $-28.293 B $-0.943 B
RBNZ Non-Resident Debt Holdings 44.6% Apr 2020 46.4% Monthly
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
ANZ Activity Outlook -38.7% May 2020 -55.1% Monthly
ANZ Business Confidence -41.8 May 2020 -66.6 Monthly
BusinessNZ Manufacturing Index 26.1 Apr 2020 38 Monthly
Manufacturing Sales q/q 2.4% 4 Q 2019 1.2% Quarterly
Manufacturing Sales Volume q/q 2.7% 4 Q 2019 0.0% Quarterly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
Core Retail Sales q/q 0.6% 1 Q 2020 -0.1% Quarterly
Electronic Card Retail Sales m/m -46.8% Apr 2020 -4.6% Monthly
Electronic Card Retail Sales y/y -47.5% Apr 2020 -1.8% Monthly
RBNZ Credit Card Spending y/y -49.4% Apr 2020 -9.4% Monthly
Retail Sales q/q -0.7% 1 Q 2020 0.0% Quarterly
Retail Sales y/y 2.3% 1 Q 2020 3.3% Quarterly
Westpac McDermott Miller Consumer Confidence 104.2 1 Q 2020 109.9 Quarterly
Housing Last Reference Previous Frequency
Building Consents m/m -21.3% Mar 2020 5.7% Monthly