New Zealand Economic Update

As members of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, WK is delighted to be able to share their March Economic Update with you. Crucial reading for New Zealand businesses.

While the NZ economy has started 2016 with moderate momentum, there are some clouds on the horizon and businesses will need to carefully manage the risks to successfully trade through a potential flattening or dip in growth, according to a recent report.

WKChartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand’s March Economic Update shows the New Zealand economy is reliant on growth of our international partners. If global growth slows, the Auckland housing market cools further and dairy prices do not bounce from depressed lows, New Zealand will need supportive policies from the RBNZ (through lower interest rates) and government (through fiscal stimulus).

As members of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, WK is delighted to be able to share this comprehensive report with you. The New Zealand Economic Update is crucial reading for all businesses and industries, and includes:

  • Economic growth forecasts
  • Housing affordability
  • Outlook for key export industries
  • Global risk factors
  • Government and private debt
  • Monetary policy
  • Domestic and global policy and regulatory outlook
  • Implications for business

Read or download a full copy of the report here, and get in touch with WK if you have any questions.