NZIER’s QSBO shows businesses more pessimistic after the election, Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion - January 2018

16 January 2018

The latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows a sharp drop in business confidence following the General Election, with a net 11 percent of businesses expecting economic conditions to deteriorate over the first half of 2018. Business confidence had fallen in the previous quarter ahead of the General Election, and it appears uncertainty over new Government policies have made businesses even more downbeat. 

The media release can be read here.

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