Q3 Manufacturing Activity, -1.2% q/q

  • prior was -2.3% (revised from -1.9% q/q)

Q3 Manufacturing Activity Volume, +0.4% y/y

  • prior was -0.6% (revised from -0.7%)

From Statistics New Zealand:

  • “While meat and dairy manufacturing sales volumes have fallen in recent quarters, manufacturing excluding meat and dairy has risen for the last six quarters,” business indicators manager Neil Kelly said
  • sales volume for total manufacturing, excluding meat and dairy, was up 0.9 percent in the September 2014 quarter. Sales rose for seven of the 12 manufacturing industries in this group

NZD not doing much with the data, around 0.7700