The New Zealand economy issued its trade balance reading which release with NZ$-186 million during July, compared with a previous of NZ$276 million in June, which was revised to NZ$214 million, while analyst's forecasts referred to NZ$-40 million.

Moreover, New Zealand's imports inclined to NZ$3.75 billion in July, compared with a previous NZ$3.51 billion, which revised to NZ$3.58 billion, while analyst's expectations estimated of NZ$3.70 billion.

Also New Zealand's exports in July slid to NZ$3.57 billion, compared with prior reading of NZ$3.51 billion, that was revised to NZ$3.79 billion, while the analyst's expectations referred to NZ$3.65 billion.