New Zealand’s economy recovered from the 2008 financial crisis through central bank monetary policy and fiscal stimulus by the government and central bank. The country grew at approximately 3% annually to 2015. However, the economy is reliant upon exports and therefore vulnerable to shocks from reduce foreign demand. The government continues to support the economy through various stimulus programs and easing austerity measures. Here's some guidance about doing business in New Zealand and the latest economic summary supported by data from the International Business Report (IBR), Grant Thornton International's business research programme.