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Monthly goods imports from China rise a record $430 million – Stats NZ Information Release: Overseas merchandise trade: October 2018

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, China, China-New Zealand FTA, Commodity Exports, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Dairy Sector, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, exports, farming, Forestry Sector, Free Trade Agreement, FTA, Horticulture Exports, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, Information and Communication Technology, Information Technology, Internet Technology, KB, Lamb Exports, Manufacturing Statistics, Meat and Dairy Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Peoples Republic of China, Polynesia, Produce Statistics, Producer Output Prices, Retail Spending, Sales Values, Statistics, Technology Sector, Telecommunications, Trade, Trade Deficit, Trade Statistics, Two Way Trade, Vegetables, Wholesale Trade Statistics  /  Comments Off on Monthly goods imports from China rise a record $430 million – Stats NZ Information Release: Overseas merchandise trade: October 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Monthly goods imports from China rise a record $430 million – 27 November 2018 Goods imports from China were up $430 million, reaching $1.5 billion in October 2018, Stats NZ said today. This is the largest dollar value increase for monthly Chinese imports on record. China is New Zealand’s largest trading partner. It […]

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Monthly imports top $6 billion for first time – Stats NZ Information Release: Overseas merchandise trade: October 2018

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, China, China-New Zealand FTA, Consumer News, Crude, Crude Oil Statistics, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Free Trade Agreement, FTA, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil Prices, Pacific,, Peoples Republic of China, Petroleum, Polynesia, Statistics, Trade, Trade Statistics, Two Way Trade  /  Comments Off on Monthly imports top $6 billion for first time – Stats NZ Information Release: Overseas merchandise trade: October 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Monthly imports top $6 billion for first time – 27 November 2018 Monthly imports hit a record $6.2 billion in October 2018, Stats NZ said today. This is the first time imports have hit $6 billion. The previous high was in September 2018. “The value of goods imports has been at a generally […]

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Fuel drives up transport costs – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Business price indexes: September 2018 quarter

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Consumer News, Crude, Crude Oil Statistics, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Import Statistics, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil Prices, Petroleum  /  Comments Off on Fuel drives up transport costs – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Business price indexes: September 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Fuel drives up transport costs – 19 November 2018 The prices that businesses pay for petrol and diesel rose 6.9 percent and 7.0 percent, respectively, in the September 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. This made the latest quarter the fourth in a row with rising fuel costs. Other petroleum products such as […]

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Record lamb chop prices as BBQ season nears – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Food price index: October 2018

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, AM-NC, Beef Exports, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Dairy Cattle Statistics, Dairy Sector, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Food Price Index, KB, Lamb Exports, Meat and Dairy Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Retail Spending, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Record lamb chop prices as BBQ season nears – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Food price index: October 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Record lamb chop prices as BBQ season nears – 13 November 2018 The price of lamb chops reached a record high in October, Stats NZ said today. Lamb chop prices were up 7.7 percent from September, reaching $17.12 a kilogram, while the cost of sausages was also up, by 4.9 percent to $10.30 […]

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Superannuitants feel effects of rates rises – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Household living-costs price indexes: September 2018 quarter

By   /  October 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Petroleum, Produce Statistics, Superannuitants, Vegetables  /  Comments Off on Superannuitants feel effects of rates rises – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Household living-costs price indexes: September 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Superannuitants feel effects of rates rises – 26 October 2018 Superannuitants faced the highest inflation in the September 2018 quarter (up 1.2 percent), largely driven by a 5.6 percent rise in local authority rates, Stats NZ said today. Of the different household groups measured by Stats NZ, superannuitants were hit hardest by […]

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Largest quarterly percentage lift in retail card spending since 2010 – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Electronic card transactions: September 2018

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Banking Sector, Business, Business Expansion, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Economic Statistics, Economics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Retail Card Spending, Retail Spending, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Largest quarterly percentage lift in retail card spending since 2010 – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Electronic card transactions: September 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Largest quarterly percentage lift in retail card spending since 2010 – 10 October 2018 Quarterly retail card spending in the September 2018 quarter rose at its fastest pace in seven and a half years, Stats NZ said today. The lift was widespread, led by increased grocery and liquor spending, as well as fuel. […]

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Lettuce shows largest price fall in four years – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Food price index: September 2018

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, Business, Business Confidence, Business Expansion, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Consumer Price Index, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, Food Price Index, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Produce Statistics, Producer Output Prices, Retail Spending, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Lettuce shows largest price fall in four years – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Food price index: September 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Lettuce shows largest price fall in four years – 11 October 2018 Lettuce prices fell 45 percent in September 2018, to an average of $1.81 a head, Stats NZ said today. They were down 30 percent for the year. “Prices reached an all-time high of $5.42 for a 500g head of lettuce in […]

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New Zealand Data – Overseas merchandise trade: August 2018

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, Beef Exports, Commodity Exports, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Consumer Price Index, Crude Oil Statistics, Dairy Cattle Statistics, Dairy Sector, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, farming, Food Price Index, Forestry Sector, Free Trade Agreement, FTA, Government Statistics, Horticulture Exports, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, Lamb Exports, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil Prices, Overseas Merchandise Trade, Overseas trade indexes, Petroleum, Produce Statistics, Producer Output Prices, Statistics, Terms of Trade, Trade, Trade Deficit, Trade Statistics, Two Way Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Data – Overseas merchandise trade: August 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions 26 September 2018, 10:45am Overseas merchandise trade statistics provide information on imports and exports of merchandise goods between New Zealand and other countries. Key facts This release refers to trade in goods only. August 2018 monthly values are actual and compared with August 2017. Goods exports rose $366 million (9.9 percent) to […]

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New Zealand Data – Balance of payments and international investment position: Year ended 31 March 2018

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, Beef Exports, Commodity Exports, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Crude Oil Statistics, Dairy Cattle Statistics, Dairy Sector, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, Free Trade Agreement, FTA, Government Statistics, Horticulture Exports, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, Lamb Exports, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil Prices, Overseas Merchandise Trade, Overseas trade indexes, Produce Statistics, Producer Output Prices, Statistics, Terms of Trade, Trade, Trade Deficit, Trade Statistics, Two Way Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Data – Balance of payments and international investment position: Year ended 31 March 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions 26 September 2018, 10:45am Balance of payments records the value of the country’s transactions with the rest of the world. It shows changes in financial claims on, and liabilities to, the rest of the world. International investment position is a snapshot of the country’s financial assets and liabilities. Key facts At 31 […]

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Fuel lifts retail card spending in August – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Electronic card transactions: August 2018

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Consumer News, Consumer Price Index, Crude Oil Statistics, Economic Statistics, Economics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil Prices, Petroleum, Retail Card Spending, Retail Spending, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Fuel lifts retail card spending in August – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Electronic card transactions: August 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Fuel lifts retail card spending in August – 11 September 2018 Increased fuel spending by consumers helped lift overall retail card spending in August 2018, Stats NZ said today. All retail categories increased, with a 1.0 percent rise in total retail card spending when adjusted for seasonal effects. “Fuel prices rose in August […]

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Retail spending hums along in June – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Retail trade survey: June 2018 quarter

By   /  August 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia Pacific, Business, Business price indexes, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Economic Statistics, Economics, Food Price Index, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Retail Card Spending, Retail Spending, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Retail spending hums along in June – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Retail trade survey: June 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Retail spending hums along in June – 22 August 2018 Strengthened spending in most retail industries lifted total sales for the June 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. After adjusting for seasonal effects the total retail sales volume rose 1.1 percent, after a modest 0.3 percent rise in the March 2018 quarter. “This […]

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Vegetable prices shoot up in July – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Food price index: July 2018

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Statistics, Asia Pacific, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Consumer Price Index, Economic Statistics, Economics, farming, Food Price Index, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Produce Statistics, Regional Economics, Retail Spending, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Vegetable prices shoot up in July – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Food price index: July 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Vegetable prices shoot up in July – 13 August 2018 Higher prices for vegetables led food price inflation of 0.7 percent in July 2018, Stats NZ said today. Vegetable prices rose 9.2 percent in the month, with higher prices for fresh lettuce (up 77 percent), tomatoes (up 30 percent), and broccoli (up 24 […]

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Fuel and grocery retailing boosts card spending in July – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Electronic card transactions: July 2018

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Consumer News, Economic Statistics, Economics, Household Spending, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Produce Statistics, Retail Card Spending, Retail Spending, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Fuel and grocery retailing boosts card spending in July – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Electronic card transactions: July 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Fuel and grocery retailing boosts card spending in July – 10 August 2018 Consumers spent more on essentials such as fuel and groceries in July 2018, Stats NZ said today. This contributed to a 0.7 percent rise in total retail card spending in the month, when adjusted for seasonal effects. “With a third […]

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Housing costs lead annual 1.5 percent inflation – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Consumers price index: June 2018 quarter

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accommodation, Construction Statistics, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Consumer Price Index, Dwelling and household estimates, Economic Statistics, Economics, Entertainment Statistics, Household Sector, Housing Sector, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Home Consents, New Zealand, New Zealand CPI, New Zealand Regional Statistics, Regional Economics, Residential Building Activity, Retail Spending, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Housing costs lead annual 1.5 percent inflation – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Consumers price index: June 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Housing costs lead annual 1.5 percent inflation – 17 July 2018 The consumers price index (CPI) inflation rate was 1.5 percent in the June 2018 year, mainly influenced by higher prices for housing, Stats NZ said today. This follows a 1.1 percent annual inflation rate in the March 2018 year. For the June 2018 […]

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Takeaway prices on the rise – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Food price index: June 2018

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Consumer News, Fast Food Statistics, Food Price Index, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Retail Spending  /  Comments Off on Takeaway prices on the rise – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Food price index: June 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Takeaway prices on the rise – 12 July 2018 Higher prices for takeaway foods and restaurant meals pushed the food price index up 0.2 percent in the year to June 2018, Stats NZ said today. Prices for restaurant meals and ready-to-eat food increased 3.0 percent. Lunch meals (up 3.8 percent) led the way, […]

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Card spending up across the board in the June month – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Electronic card transactions: June 2018

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Business Confidence, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Economic Statistics, Economics, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Card spending up across the board in the June month – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Electronic card transactions: June 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Card spending up across the board in the June month – 10 July 2018 Consumers spent more across all industries in June, from food and drink to petrol, Stats NZ said today. When adjusted for seasonal effects, retail card spending rose 0.8 percent in June 2018. This follows a 0.6 percent increase in […]

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