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Date Time Country Event F'Cast Prev
Sun. Jul 20 6:45pm N.Z. Visitor Arrivals m/m -0.3% 0.3%
Sun. Jul 20 11:00pm N.Z. Credit Card Spending y/y 7.0% 7.6%
Mon. Jul 21 7:25pm Aust. RBA Assist Gov Debelle Speaks
Mon. Jul 21 11:00pm Aust. RBA Gov Stevens Speaks
Tue. Jul 22 9:30pm Aust. CPI q/q 0.6%
Tue. Jul 22 n/a Aust. Trimmed Mean CPI q/q 0.5%
Wed. Jul 23 5:00pm N.Z. Official Cash Rate 3.25%
Wed. Jul 23 n/a N.Z. RBNZ Rate Statement
Wed. Jul 23 6:45pm N.Z. Trade Balance 285M
Thu. Jul 24 9:00pm N.Z. ANZ Business Confidence 42.8
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Labour Force: Employment increased by 15,900 persons to 11,578,200 in June 2014 (seasonally adjusted) (released 10 July 2014)

Labour Force: Aggregate monthly hours worked increased 15.1 million hours to 1,629.1 million hours in June 2014 (seasonally adjusted) (released 10 July 2014)

Labour Force: Unemployment increased by 20,300 persons to 741,700 in June 2014 (seasonally adjusted) (released 10 July 2014 )

Labour Force: Unemployment rate increased to 6.0% in June 2014 (seasonally adjusted) (released 10 July 2014)

Labour Force: Participation rate increased by 0.1 percentage points to 64.7% in June 2014 (seasonally adjusted) (released 10 July 2014)

Population: Australia's estimated resident population reached 23,319,400 persons at 31 December 2013 (released 19 June 2014)

Population: Australia's population growth rate reached 1.7% for the year ended December 2013 (released 19 June 2014)

Population: Western Australia continues to have the highest population growth rate at 2.9% for the year ended December 2013 (released 19 June 2014)

Economy grows by 1.1% (seasonally adjusted) in the March quarter 2014 (released 4 June 2014)

CPI Key Figures
Weighted average of eight capital cities % change % change
All groups CPI 0.6 2.9
Food and non-alcoholic beverages 0.3 2.2
Alcohol and tobacco 2.9 6.8
Clothing and footwear -2.1 0.5
Housing 0.6 3.6
Furnishings, household equipment and services -1.5 0.9
Health 2.6 4.0
Transport 1.1 2.5
Communication 0.2 1.9
Recreation and culture -0.5 2.7
Education 5.1 5.1
Insurance and financial services 0.4 1.3
All groups CPI 0.5 2.9
Trimmed mean 0.5 2.6
Weighted median 0.6 2.7
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