Domestic trade (M4)
This data shows the retail, wholesale and manufacturing sales in New Zealand each quarter.
|Retail trade sales||Wholesale trade sales||Manufacturing operating income|
|Date||($m)||(q/q% s.a.)||(y/y%)||($m)||(q/q% s.a.)||(y/y%)||($m)||(q/q% s.a.)||(y/y%)|
The data: coverage, periodicity and timeliness
Retail trade statistics measure the sales of a wide range of businesses that provide household and personal goods and services.
Wholesale trade statistics measure the sale or resale of new or used goods to retailers, including businesses or institutional users (include government).
Manufacturing statistics measures the sales of manufactured goods. In New Zealand, many manufacturers are engaged in primary produce manufacturing such as meat, dairy and other food processing.
We publish retail trade statistics around seven weeks after the end of the reference quarter.
We publish wholesale trade and manufacturing statistics around 11 weeks after the end of the reference quarter.
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The value sales (excluding GST) in the retail trade sector.
The value of stocks held in the retail trade sector
The value of sales (excluding GST) in the wholesale trade sector.
The value of stocks held in the wholesale trade sector. It is the closing stocks of raw materials for use in production, plus the closing stocks of finished goods, work in progress, and trading stocks.
The value of sales (excluding GST) and other operating income in the manufacturing sector.
The value of stocks held in the manufacturing sector. It includes the closing stocks of raw materials for use in production and closing stocks of finished goods, work in progress and trading stocks.
Symbols and conventions for summary table
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|0||Zero or value rounded to zero|
|Light grey background||Historical|
- Individual figures may not sum to the totals due to rounding
- Percentage changes are calculated on unrounded numbers
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