RaboResearch - Economisch Onderzoek

Themabericht

Asia-Pacific: agricultural perspectives (Engelstalig)

Asia Pacific is a decisive component in the global food chain. Asia’s large and growing population and rising incomes will continue to drive demand for food, agricultural commodities and resources. But Asia cannot produce enough to support itself.

Themabericht

Asia-Pacific: can Asia’s convergence story continue? (Engelstalig)

Demographics will provide headwinds in the developed countries of APAC and China, and tailwinds in South Asia. While total factor productivity growth has fallen, the innovation outlook for the APAC region is still relatively favourable.

Landenrapport

Country Report New Zealand (Engelstalig)

Economic growth is slowly decelerating in New Zealand due to prolonged low commodity prices. Low milk prices put a strain on the dairy sector. Meanwhile, the RBNZ in general softened its LTV restrictions, but tightened it for the Auckland area.

Landenrapport

Country Report New Zealand (Engelstalig)

New Zealand experiences relatively strong, domestic-driven, economic growth. A major risk to the outlook is the current deterioration of the terms-of-trade. Meanwhile, the central bank slowed down the potentially overheating housing market.

Economisch commentaar

Nieuw-Zeeland: wederom verhoging van beleidsrente

De centrale bank van Nieuw-Zeeland (RBNZ) heeft op 12 juni de beleidsrente voor de derde keer in vier maanden tijd met 25 basispunten verhoogd naar 3,25%. Het is niet te verwachten dat andere geavanceerde landen snel zullen volgen.

Landenrapport

Country Report New Zealand (Engelstalig)

New Zealand suffers from a persistent gap between savings and investment. Growth is currently gaining momentum, but this is mainly credit-driven. House prices are increasing fast and the necessary deleveraging process has been put into reverse.

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Sneller mondiaal economisch herstel: herbalancering en handelsliberalisering

Sinds de crisis richt beleid veelal op lopende rekeningtekortreductie, zonder daarbij in protectionisme te vervallen. Er wordt zelfs over baanbrekende handelsliberalisering onderhandeld die een bescheiden, maar welkome economische impuls kan leveren.