NZIER sees slightly lower growth outlook - Quarterly Predictions, March 2019

27 February 2019

The ongoing trade war between the US and China, slowing growth in the Chinese economy and uncertainty over how Brexit will play out is expected to weigh on export demand, as detailed in the latest NZIER Quarterly Predictions. “We now expect annual GDP growth to average around 2.7 percent over the next five years. While we have made a slight downward revision to the growth outlook, it still represents the longest stretch of growth experienced by the New Zealand economy since 1992”, said Principal Economist Christina Leung.

Read the full media release here.

An independent take on the New Zealand economic outlook is available exclusively to NZIER’s members in the latest Quarterly Predictions.

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