February 2012 Monthly Economic Indicatiors (MEI)   5 Mar 2012

The February Monthly Economic Indicators (MEI) was published on the Treasury Website today at 2.00pm. The report provides a summary of recent economic events.

• The retail sector ended 2011 on a high, helped by the Rugby World Cup
• But the picture for the rest of the economy at the end of last year is more mixed
• Outlook for the year ahead broadly consistent with Treasury's latest forecasts
• Some signs of stabilisation in the global economy, but risks remain

Read more at: www.treasury.govt.nz/economy/mei/feb12

[Scoop copies of documents:
meifeb12.pdf
meifeb12.xls
nzecpchartsfeb12.pdf]

(New Zealand Treasury)

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