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Targeting support for rural communities in the COVID-19 recovery

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NZIER expects coronavirus and drought to put a brief handbrake on the economy

Quarterly Predictions, March 2020

The media release can be read here.

Quarterly Predictions is available to NZIER members only.

NZIER Consensus Forecasts shows growth outlook highly uncertain

Consensus Forecasts, March 2020

The report can be read here.

NZIER’s Shadow Board favours further QE over negative OCR

You can read the full release here.

Business confidence plummets in NZIER's QSBO

Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion, April 2020

The media release can be read here.

QSBO is available to NZIER members only.


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Retailers and services sector firms have borne the brunt of weaker demand

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