Real Interest Rate rose to 1.94% in New Zealand in 2017

Real Interest Rate (%)
Economy | New Zealand | December 1, 2019
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Real interest rate reached 1.94 % in 2017 in New Zealand, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.6 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, real interest rate in New Zealand reached an all time high of 8.08 % in 1998 and an all time low of 0.641 % in 2013. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, real interest rate in Australia amounted to 1.48 %, 6.52 % in Indonesia, 0.761 % in Malaysia and 3.23 % in Philippines in 2017.

New Zealand has been ranked 81st within the group of 108 countries we follow in terms of real interest rate, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

The net foreign assets of a country are the value of the assets that country owns abroad, minus the value of the domestic assets owned by foreigners.

Real Interest Rate Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia % 1.39% 5.01% 6.35% 4.45% 6.35%
Cambodia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China % -1.47% 3.52% 3.69% 4.73% 4.25%
Indonesia % 4.59% 7.75% 6.37% 6.79% 8.35%
Malaysia % -0.472% 3.75% 4.43% 2.07% 4.97%
New Zealand % 3.96% 6.36% 0.641% 5.22% 5.05%
Papua New Guinea % 1.81% 11.4% 6.32% 6.14% 13.7%
Philippines % 2.54% 3.64% 3.65% 2.30% 6.20%
Singapore % 4.08% 4.81% 5.62% 5.62% 1.70%
Taiwan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Thailand % 1.28% 3.22% 3.22% 3.46% 3.84%
Vietnam % -3.55% 2.29% 4.65% 4.34% 7.16%