logo
Plus   Neg
Share
Email

New Zealand Building Permits Gain 0.3% In August

The total number of building permits issued in New Zealand was up a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent on month in August, Statistics New Zealand said on Wednesday - coming in at 3,147.

That was roughly in line with expectations following the downwardly revised 4.6 percent drop in July (originally -4.5 percent).

In the year ended August 2020, the actual number of new dwellings consented was 37,467, up 5.1 percent from the August 2019 year.

The annual value of non-residential building work consented was NZ$6.8 billion, down 9.4 percent on year.

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Economic News

What parts of the world are seeing the best (and worst) economic performances lately? Click here to check out our Econ Scorecard and find out! See up-to-the-moment rankings for the best and worst performers in GDP, unemployment rate, inflation and much more.

Follow RTT