The good economic news just keeps on flowing, not so you’d notice in either the mainstream media or from utterances from an increasingly negative opposition.
Exports are soaring…despite, I might add, a high NZ Dollar.
In the December 2013 quarter, seasonally adjusted dairy export values rose 27 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. Dairy volumes, after adjusting for seasonal effects, rose 23 percent while actual prices fell 1.1 percent.
Total export volumes rose 9.7 percent in the December 2013 quarterÂ while total export prices fell 0.5 percent. Both movements were strongly influenced by dairy, which accounted for 39 percent of the value of goods exported in the December quarter â€“ twice as much as meat and forestry combined.Â Read more »