Insight

Expenditure estimates YE December 2018

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has released the latest expenditure estimates for the year ending December 2018.

Total international visitor expenditure increased by 6% or $599 million for the year to reach $11.2 billion. The growth in spend was higher than overall international visitor arrivals for the year (at 3.5% growth).

Chinese visitors spent $1.7 billion for the year ending December 2018. Read more.