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  • Kiwibuild and Housing New Zealand combined into one housing ...
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  • Rents soar 50pc in some parts of New Zealand
  • Kiwibuild and Housing New Zealand combined into one housing ...
  • Population growth from migration is continuing to decline but ...
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    Export/Import

  • Big growth predicted for NZ's kiwifruit and apple industries
  • Dairy to spur growth of $17.1b China-New Zealand trade
  • Hortinvest seeks partners for high-tech cherry projects in NZ
  • Primary exports from South Island up by 5 - 10 percent
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  • Big growth predicted for NZ's kiwifruit and apple industries
  • Dairy to spur growth of $17.1b China-New Zealand trade
  • Hortinvest seeks partners for high-tech cherry projects in NZ
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    Public Spending

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  • SPEECH: Simon Bridges - Our priorities for NZ families
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    Recent Econ Stats

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    2017-05-15NZServices NZ PSI APR59.0 59.4
  • NZ services sector activity slows near 5-year low
  • 1
  • NZ services sector activity slows near 5-year low
  • 1
    2017-05-15NZRetail Sales QoQ Q10.6% 0.0081
  • Economic Calendar
  • 1
    2017-05-15NZRetail Sales YoY Q14.2% 0.0471
  • Brazil's current account balance likely to have improved further in ...
  • Economic Calendar
  • 1
    2017-05-12NZBusiness NZ PMI APR56.857.8 56.340
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  • 1
    2017-05-11NZInterest Rate Decision 0.01751.75% 0.01750
  • JSE gold miners may continue to shine on Thursday
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares jump as RBNZ signals low rates
  • Global stocks near record highs as oil price soars
  • 1
    2017-05-11NZFood Inflation YoY APR0.0021.3% 0.013501
    2017-05-03NZEmployment Change QoQ Q10.0120.8% 0.01100
    2017-05-03NZParticipation Rate Q10.70670.5% 0.70700
    2017-05-03NZLabour Costs Index YoY Q10.0151.6% 0.01700
    2017-05-03NZLabour Costs Index QoQ Q10.0040.4% 0.00400