Quarterly Economic Survey of Manufacturing (Current)
To collect statistics from a cross-section of New Zealand businesses involved in manufacturing, to provide short-term economic indicators for the manufacturing sector. In addition, the financial data collected by this survey is used in the compilation of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which measures economic activity in New Zealand. These statistics help government and other organisations in planning and decision making. There are two questionnaires; this questionnaire surveys only the largest and most complex businesses for their sales, stocks, and profit information.