More cruise voyages & passengers boosted cruise ship spending by 18.3% to $434 million in the year to June, Statistics NZ said yesterday.
Published 15 June 2011 Retail sales dropped $1 billion from the December quarter to $16.5 billion in the March quarter, but were 3.4% ($537 million) ahead of a year ago. Sales for core industries (excluding vehicles & fuel) were 2.4% ahead of the March quarter 2010 at $12.7 billion. Vehicle sales rose 4.8% to $1.97 […]
Published 21 January 2010 Non-automotive retail sales rose 3.6% in November (real, not seasonally adjusted) compared to November 2008. Including the 4 automotive categories, the rise was 2.4%, which followed a succession of falls. Statistics NZ figures showed vehicle sales had recovered since falling nearly 26% in December 2008, actually rising 0.6% in October […]
Published 17 August 2009 The continuing decline in vehicle & fuel sales took national retail sales from a 3.1% rise (excluding them) to a 1.1% decline in June. Vehicle & fuel sales have been down in double-digit percentages all year – vehicles by 12.2% & fuel by 17.2% in June compared to June 2008. […]
Published 13 July 2009 Retail sales fell 2.4% in May compared to a year earlier, but were up 2.5% when vehicle-related sales were excluded. Total sales fell $131 million to $5.268 billion, with car sales down 15.7% to $522 million and fuel sales down 18.8% to $512 million. The 4 vehicle-related categories were down […]
Published 14 June 2009 Declines in car & fuel sales took national retail sales in April from 2.5% growth over April 2008 to a 1.7% decline. Car sales, which Statistics NZ said can be volatile but have been down for months, were 18.2% down on the April 2008 level at $$521 million. Fuel sales […]