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Waikato Economic Position and Forecast

As the affects of COVID-19 continue to play havoc with the economy, uncertainty prevails.  Alongside Te Waka’s Economic Radar tracking we continue to seek and provide quality information and reports that relate to the Waikato’s economy.

Attached for readers reference are three economic commentaries.

1. Regional Economist Blair Keenan provides commentary on the national quarterly GDP announcement including reflections on employment, industry and expenditure measures

2. Deloitte’s insights team provide an overview of the Waikato regional economy proposing three scenario’s to consider as part of planning for our regional recovery

3. Westpac’s Regional Round Up June 2020 report, assesses activity in regional New Zealand providing an outlook for each region

Download the full Waikato Economic report

Deloitte insights

Westpac insights


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