Monthly Economic Indicators for February 2017

Press Release – New Zealand Treasury

The Monthly Economic Indicators for February 2017 have now been published on the Treasury website: http://www.treasury.govt.nz/economy/mei/feb17
The Monthly Economic Indicators for February 2017 have now been published on the Treasury website:http://www.treasury.govt.nz/economy/mei/feb17

The main points:

• Private consumption growth likely moderated in the December 2016 quarter, following strong growth earlier in the year
• Migration and international visitor arrivals reached new record highs in January 2017
• Dwelling consents and prices ease
• Trading partner growth outlook remains positive, although political uncertainty is creating risks

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