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Strong And Growing Māori Economy

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 9:36 am | BERL

The Māori economy is integral to the economic ecosystem of Aotearoa, with business activity, employment, and assets across a wide range of industries and sectors, a report produced by Business and Economic Research Limited (BERL) in partnership with ... More >>

Ganesh Nana To Head Productivity Commission

Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 9:12 am | BERL

BERL is delighted to announce that its Research Director and former Chief Economist, Ganesh Nana, has been appointed to be the Chair of the Productivity Commission from early next year. (2021). The New Zealand Productivity Commission is an Independent ... More >>

Assessment of Labour Party Fiscal Plan costings

Monday, 4 September 2017, 5:23 pm | BERL

BERL strongly disputes assertions that there are errors in the Labour Party Fiscal Plan that BERL examined and assessed. More >>

BERL forecasts half-full glass becoming stale

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 4:23 pm | BERL

New Zealand’s economic growth prospects can continue to be seen as either a glass half-full, or as a glass half-empty, according to BERL’s latest assessment. More >>

Stark downgrade of forecast economic outlook by RB

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 4:37 pm | BERL

The widely expected OCR cut was not the most significant aspect of September’s Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Statement. The far more significant aspect was the somewhat jaw-dropping downgrade in the economic forecast picture that the Reserve Bank now ... More >>

BERL forecasts cyclical slowdown

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 1:53 pm | BERL

While New Zealand’s economic growth for the next couple of years will be slower than in recent times it is set to remain positive, according to BERL’s latest assessment of the situation and prospects for the New Zealand economy. More >>

BERL forecasts weaker short-term growth as shadows hover

Monday, 29 June 2015, 3:26 pm | BERL

Three months ago we tentatively titled our forecast ‘a post-dairy era’. This time around, equally tentatively, we suggest we may need to prepare for ‘a post-euro era’. More >>

BERL projects calf feeding could give dairy economy $340m

Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 4:03 pm | BERL

Economic benefits worth up to $340m in GDP could accrue from an innovative new science-based and internationally peer-reviewed calf nutritional programme if adopted by 10% of the national herd, new research shows. More >>

BERL strongly affirms robustness of its CGT calculations

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 2:08 pm | BERL More >>

Jack’s Point well-positioned for Queenstown growth

Tuesday, 13 May 2008, 10:58 am | BERL

Queenstown Lakes District has been ranked first in New Zealand in population and business growth in results just released by Business and Economic Research Limited (BERL). More >>

BERL calls on Reserve Bank Governor to hold nerve

Wednesday, 7 March 2007, 3:59 pm | BERL

Independent economic researchers BERL called on the Reserve Bank Governor to not raise the OCR tomorrow. More >>

South Is districts lead regional growth in 2004

Monday, 10 January 2005, 6:04 pm | BERL

The country’s buoyant economic climate is being led by the sunshine and playground districts like Kaikoura, Tasman and Queenstown-Lakes. This reinforces the view that it is not purely the main urban centres that drive growth in the New Zealand economy. More >>

“Robust growth set to continue”, says BERL

Wednesday, 22 September 2004, 11:02 am | BERL

Business and Economic Research Limited BERL FORECASTS Volume XLVII Number 3 September 2004 : Summary picture More >>

BERL: Growth to continue despite uncertainty

Wednesday, 24 March 2004, 10:20 am | BERL

The combination of on-going net migration inflows, employment and income growth, a range of infrastructure projects, regional development initiatives, as well as surging Australian and recovering US economies ensure that expansion continues to ... More >>

Population growth driving development outside Auck

Wednesday, 17 December 2003, 9:44 am | BERL

BERL’s latest quarterly assessment of prospects for the New Zealand economy takes a lot of confidence from the population growth which is now driving economic growth and broad social development across seven of the twelve regions in the country. The ... More >>

Tradables distress heightened by currency carousel

Wednesday, 24 September 2003, 2:23 pm | BERL

“… heightened concern for the distress exhibited in the tradable sector, with the recovering world economy - yet again - offering a lifeline”. More >>

“Strong economy stalling for lack of direction"

Wednesday, 25 June 2003, 9:00 am | BERL

BERL forecasters suggest that economic mismanagement has choked out a perfectly sound period of growth and we are in for two to three years of a stalled economy, or at least a period with growth a lot lower than it should be. More >>

“Exchange rate adds to uncertainty”, says BERL

Wednesday, 26 March 2003, 4:02 pm | BERL

In their latest assessment of prospects for the New Zealand economy, BERL express growing concern at the level of the Kiwi dollar and its impact on exporters and so therefore on growth. More >>

"Play a straight bat with soft hands", says BERL

Wednesday, 11 December 2002, 1:49 pm | BERL

Advice contained in the latest issue of BERL Forecasts released today is to maintain a conservative approach, exploit past experiences but don’t reject any prudent new opportunities where they present themselves. More >>

Labour market the key as growth takes hold - BERL

Tuesday, 10 September 2002, 11:29 am | BERL

The key element driving the economic growth over the last three years of a reasonably stable economic environment has been the emergence of a dynamic labour market. More >>