The import price index in New Zealand jumped 1.7 percent on quarter to 814 index points in the second quarter of 2018. It follows a downwardly revised 0.2 percent drop in the previous period and compares with market expectations of a bigger 2 percent increase. This rise was led by 14 percent gain in crude oil prices which hit their highest level since the December 2014 quarter. Import Prices in New Zealand averaged 531.04 Index Points from 1950 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1128 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2000 and a record low of 70.43 Index Points in the first quarter of 1950.

Import Prices in New Zealand is expected to be 835.42 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Import Prices in New Zealand to stand at 855.77 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the New Zealand Import Prices is projected to trend around 875.10 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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New Zealand Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.90 1.50 44.00 -15.30 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.90 0.40 8.90 -4.10 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 1024.00 1015.00 1024.00 16.50 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 1024.00 1015.00 1024.00 512.60 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.90 1.01 7.91 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 1183.00 1180.00 1190.00 589.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 1140.00 1124.00 1140.00 165.78 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 1182.00 1154.00 1269.00 85.30 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 814.00 800.00 1128.00 70.43 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.03 2.04 8.30 1.60 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 1042.00 1031.00 1042.00 536.80 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 1044.00 1020.00 1099.90 743.20 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.60 0.10 25.20 -2.00 percent [+]


New Zealand Import Prices

In New Zealand, Import Prices correspond to the rate of change in the prices of goods and services purchased by residents of that country from, and supplied by, foreign sellers. Import Prices are heavily affected by exchange rates. This page provides - New Zealand Import Prices - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. New Zealand Import Prices - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
814.00 800.00 1128.00 70.43 1950 - 2018 Index Points Quarterly
NSA, 2002Q2=000




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Argentina 124.70 Sep/18
Australia 112.10 Sep/18
Brazil 121.60 Sep/18
Canada 136.60 Sep/18
China 105.80 Aug/18
Euro Area 100.80 Sep/18
France 103.10 Sep/18
Germany 103.70 Sep/18
India 513.00 Dec/18
Indonesia 150.36 Sep/18
Italy 109.40 Sep/18
Japan 103.30 Oct/18
Mexico 234.29 Sep/18
Netherlands 103.20 Sep/18
Singapore 89.50 Sep/18
South Africa 141.70 Jun/18
South Korea 92.06 Oct/18
Spain 111.80 Aug/18
Switzerland 107.88 Oct/18
Turkey 92.18 Sep/18
United States 128.40 Oct/18


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