Business and consumer confidence is starting to grow

Bernard Hickey and Michael Barnett at Auckland Chamber of Commerce Economic Briefing in May 2013

Bernard Hickey and Michael Barnett at Auckland Chamber of Commerce Economic Briefing in May 2013

The Auckland Chamber of Commerce hosted its second Economic Briefing event for the year on Thursday 23rd May. The focus was on the increasingly positive Auckland Business Confidence Survey results, there was talk of confidence stirring and the economy growing nationwide – particularly in Auckland and Christchurch.

According to Bernard Hickey, who made an absorbing presentation, the “animal spirits” are stirring (in economic terms) – business and consumer confidence is starting to grow. New Zealand’s growth rate is good – estimated at between 2 -3 % over 2013 – 2015.  For his full presentation please click here.

From the marketing team at Chamber.

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