October 2013 Monthly Economic Indicators
October Monthly Economic Indicators
October Monthly Economic Indicators (MEI) was published
today on the Treasury Website at 2:00pm. The report provides
a summary of recent economic events.
The main points:
- Consumer price inflation rises to 1.4% on higher fuel prices and seasonal increases in vegetable prices...
- ...bank lending restrictions and the recent appreciation of the exchange rate may restrain future increases in inflation
- Business sentiment remains buoyant and other indicators of activity support the positive outlook
- US fiscal uncertainty drives market volatility
The special topic this month is : Fiscal Consolidation in Advanced Economies
Read more at: http://www.treasury.govt.nz/economy/mei/oct13