The discovery of COVID-19 community transmission changes the near-term outlook - Quarterly Predictions, September 2021

31 August 2021

The discovery of a COVID-19 community outbreak on the 17th of August brought a halt to the robust recovery that had been taking place in New Zealand. With most of New Zealand sent home under Alert Level 4, economic activity has again slowed sharply.

Quarterly Predictions is an independent review of New Zealand’s economic outlook and includes comprehensive forecasts of the economy. The full publication is available exclusively to NZIER’s members. Read the media release here.

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