New Zealand Business Confidence  1970-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

New Zealand's business confidence increased to 21.7 in December 2016 from 20.5 in November. A net 40 percent of respondents expected their own businesses to grow in the next 12 months (37.6 percent in November). Investment intentions rose to 25 (18.7 in November), the highest reading since June 2014. Employment intentions were not only strong, they continue to edge higher to 26 (25 in November). Profit expectations were a cracker at 31 (29 in November). Residential construction intentions eased to 29 (35 in November) while commercial construction intentions lifted to 46 (26 in November). Inflation expectations over the next 12 months edged up to 1.6 percent compared with 1.5 percent in the previous month. Business Confidence in New Zealand averaged 6.46 from 1970 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 80.90 in February of 1994 and a record low of -76.40 in December of 1974.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-10-31 12:00 AM Oct 24.5 27.9 31.2
2016-11-30 12:00 AM Nov 20.5 24.5 25.1
2016-12-19 12:00 AM Dec 21.7 20.5 25.7
2017-02-28 12:00 AM Jan 21.7 21.4
2017-03-31 12:00 AM Feb 20.77
2017-04-29 01:00 AM Apr 18.18




New Zealand Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 21.70 20.50 80.90 -76.40 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.60 54.24 62.77 36.07 [+]
Industrial Production 5.10 4.60 5.80 -10.30 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 92.70 92.50 93.40 86.33 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -200.00 -488.00 769.00 -906.00 NZD Million [+]
Car Registrations 4601.00 4202.00 5377.00 810.00 Cars [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.31 5.25 5.31 4.91 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 13.00 16.00 25.00 13.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 56.20 55.60 59.40 40.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 1.00 1.00 3.00 1.00 [+]
Corruption Index 88.00 91.00 96.00 88.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 1.00 4.00 4.00 1.00 [+]
Services Pmi 59.50 58.50 60.90 44.70 [+]
Steel Production 64.02 54.71 89.00 30.94 Thousand Tonnes [+]



New Zealand Business Confidence Notes

In New Zealand, the business confidence index is designed to provide a snapshot of business opinions regarding the expected future state of their business and economy overall. The survey covers around 700 respondents. The Net index is calculated by subtracting the percentage number of businesses that expect that the economic situation improves from the number that expect decline. This page provides - New Zealand Business Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. New Zealand Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
21.70 20.50 80.90 -76.40 1970 - 2016 Monthly



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Armenia 51.00 Jun/16
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Austria 1.20 Jan/17
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Belgium -1.10 Feb/17
Brazil 53.10 Feb/17
Bulgaria 20.20 Jan/17
Canada 57.20 Jan/17
Cape Verde 4.00 Dec/16
Chile 44.88 Jan/17
China 51.30 Jan/17
Colombia 1.90 Jan/17
Croatia 6.80 Jan/17
Cyprus 114.10 Jan/17
Czech Republic 95.90 Feb/17
Denmark -4.00 Jan/17
Ecuador 1200.00 Dec/16
Estonia 103.90 Jan/17
Euro Area 0.77 Jan/17
European Union 108.50 Jan/17
Finland 3.60 Jan/17
France 107.00 Feb/17
Georgia 17.60 Dec/16
Germany 111.00 Feb/17
Greece 95.10 Jan/17
Hong Kong -1.00 Mar/17
Hungary 4.40 Jan/17
India 57.20 Jun/16
Indonesia 106.70 Dec/16
Ireland 16.00 Dec/16
Israel 19.80 Jan/17
Italy 106.30 Feb/17
Japan 10.00 Dec/16
Kazakhstan 2.00 Dec/16
Latvia -4.00 Jan/17
Lithuania -4.70 Jan/17
Luxembourg 113.90 Jan/17
Macedonia 26.20 Jan/17
Malaysia 81.20 Dec/16
Maldives 49.00 Dec/16
Malta 111.20 Jan/17
Mauritius 97.50 Dec/16
Mexico 42.81 Jan/17
Mozambique 91.00 Dec/16
Netherlands 6.00 Jan/17
New Caledonia 79.90 Jun/16
New Zealand 21.70 Dec/16
Nigeria -29.00 Dec/16
Norway 0.00 Dec/16
Peru 57.00 Jan/17
Philippines 39.80 Dec/16
Poland 2.70 Jan/17
Portugal 1.20 Jan/17
Qatar 20.40 Jun/16
Romania 1.20 Jan/17
Russia -3.00 Jan/17
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16
Sierra Leone 66.10 Dec/13
Singapore -14.00 Dec/16
Slovakia 9.30 Jan/17
Slovenia 11.00 Feb/17
South Africa 38.00 Dec/16
South Korea 75.00 Jan/17
Spain -0.70 Jan/17
Sri Lanka 102.00 Dec/16
Sweden 109.00 Feb/17
Switzerland 101.70 Jan/17
Thailand 50.10 Jan/17
Turkey 105.30 Feb/17
Uganda 53.99 Jan/17
Ukraine 108.70 Dec/16
United Kingdom 15.00 Mar/17
United States 56.00 Jan/17