Wednesday, 14th February, 2018

Economic growth during 2018 is set to fall short of previous expectations, according to Infometrics’ latest forecasts.
Infometrics sees economic growth slowing from 3.0%pa currently to 2.6%pa in early 2019, contrasting with the forecaster’s previous expectation of accelerating growth during 2018.
"Labour capacity constraints in the residential construction sector, changes in central government’s infrastructure priorities, and slightly disappointing dairy prices will all weigh on growth this year," says Infometrics Chief Forecaster Gareth Kiernan.

 

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