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Reports and articles
Improving macroeconomic statistics
Find papers that explain revisions and improvements we've made to New Zealand's balance of payments and national accounts. We released two new papers in August 2014.
New Zealand’s inward foreign affiliate statistics (published 2014)
This report presents the findings of a study on foreign affiliate statistics (FATS), with a particular focus on comparing the characteristics of foreign-owned enterprises in New Zealand with those of domestically owned firms.
Revisions to New Zealand’s macroeconomic accounts to December 2013 (published 2013)
Informs users of New Zealand's macroeconomic statistics about data changes we plan to include in the international and national accounts for 2013.
Introducing expanded external lending and debt statistics (published 2012)
An introduction to our new series about New Zealand’s international lending and debt.
Revised treatment of the Canterbury earthquakes' impact on overseas investment income (published 2012)
An overview of the revised treatment of the exceptional insurance and reinsurance claims that resulted from the 2010/11 Canterbury earthquakes.
Improving New Zealand's macroeconomic statistics: Changes up to December 2012 (published 2012)
Information about data changes for macroeconomic statistics included in the international and national accounts.
Improvements to New Zealand's international investment position statistics (published 2012)
Summarises improvements in measuring our international investment position, which result in increasing the level of New Zealand's investment abroad.
The ultimate sources of foreign direct investment (published 2011)
Investigates the ultimate sources of foreign direct investment in New Zealand at 31 March 2010. This approach differs from the normal presentation of partner country information on an immediate investor basis.
Treatment of the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand's balance of payments and national accounts (published 2011)
Explains how economic activity associated with the 2011 Rugby World Cup was treated in New Zealand’s balance of payments (BoP) and national accounts.
Impacts of the Canterbury earthquakes on New Zealand’s international accounts (published 2011)
Discusses the impact of the September 2010 and February 2011 Canterbury earthquakes on the balance of payments and international investment position statistics.
Revised treatment of the Canterbury earthquakes’ insurance claims in New Zealand’s international and national accounts (published 2011)
Presents the rational for reclassifying international reinsurance claims relating to the Canterbury earthquakes as capital transfers, rather than current transfers as initially published.
Balance of payments income revisions and the international investment position (published 2010)
Explains how income flows are measured in the balance of payments and how this aligns with measuring stocks of assets and liabilities in the international investment position.
Insurance impact of the Canterbury earthquakes on New Zealand’s international accounts (published 2010)
This paper discusses the initial treatment of international reinsurance claims from the Canterbury earthquakes in New Zealand's international accounts.
Improvements to income in balance of payments statistics (published 2010)
Information on international income and taxation flows, as reported to Inland Revenue.
Interpreting selected international financial asset and liability statistics (published 2010)
A guide to interpreting statistics on New Zealand's overseas debt.