19 Jun 2020

No region's economy will be unscathed by pandemic - report

From Morning Report, 7:36 am on 19 June 2020

In its latest regional roundup, Westpac says the Covid-19 pandemic will be a great leveller, with no region coming out unscathed.

Every region in the country is forecast to be heading for a deep recession and rising unemployment this year, followed by a recovery from late-2021.

Dominick Stephens is Westpac's chief economist.