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Domestic demand for logs remains strong, but export markets are uncertain. China will probably rise in 2022 as normal but there are questions. India may get even more difficult
28th Dec 21, 12:39pm
Domestic demand for logs remains strong, but export markets are uncertain. China will probably rise in 2022 as normal but there are questions. India may get even more difficult
Harbour Asset Management's Hamish Pepper & Chris Di Leva look at the Top 10 risks and opportunities for 2022
19th Dec 21, 7:39am
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Harbour Asset Management's Hamish Pepper & Chris Di Leva look at the Top 10 risks and opportunities for 2022
The insurmountable problem facing President Joe Biden’s democratic capitalist missionaries, is that in order to fill the cups of the oppressed with freedom, they will first be required to empty their own pockets
13th Dec 21, 8:09am
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The insurmountable problem facing President Joe Biden’s democratic capitalist missionaries, is that in order to fill the cups of the oppressed with freedom, they will first be required to empty their own pockets
Westpac economists are now forecasting a 'windfall' for farmers and pick the Kiwi dollar will get down as low as US66c next year
8th Dec 21, 2:06pm
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Westpac economists are now forecasting a 'windfall' for farmers and pick the Kiwi dollar will get down as low as US66c next year
Recent falls in export log prices offset by fast-retreating shipping costs, and face a better future as Chinese demand should rise in January. But India is oversupplied
25th Nov 21, 12:19pm
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Recent falls in export log prices offset by fast-retreating shipping costs, and face a better future as Chinese demand should rise in January. But India is oversupplied
Log prices reduced in October as shipping costs take a bigger share of returns even though Chinese demand is good, and European sawn timber markets are strong. Domestic markets are somewhat oversupplied
29th Oct 21, 11:30am
Log prices reduced in October as shipping costs take a bigger share of returns even though Chinese demand is good, and European sawn timber markets are strong. Domestic markets are somewhat oversupplied
Farmers turn less optimistic despite good market and product signals, mainly because of adverse government policy and a view the economy will deteriorate from here. Rising costs aren't helping, but the new visa release does
1st Oct 21, 10:58am
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Farmers turn less optimistic despite good market and product signals, mainly because of adverse government policy and a view the economy will deteriorate from here. Rising costs aren't helping, but the new visa release does
Guy Trafford sees trade peril in how we deal with the separate but competing applications to join the CPTPP by both China and Taiwan
29th Sep 21, 9:45am
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Guy Trafford sees trade peril in how we deal with the separate but competing applications to join the CPTPP by both China and Taiwan
Guy Trafford wonders if the meat industry's selective enthusiasm for seeing China in the CPTPP might not be the principled promotion of free trade being presented, rather just a selective pragmatic approach
22nd Sep 21, 3:48pm
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Guy Trafford wonders if the meat industry's selective enthusiasm for seeing China in the CPTPP might not be the principled promotion of free trade being presented, rather just a selective pragmatic approach
Log prices flat as shipping congestion charges ease slightly, and domestic lockdown demand softens sharply, allowing harvesting and sawn timber processing to catch up
20th Sep 21, 9:44am
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Log prices flat as shipping congestion charges ease slightly, and domestic lockdown demand softens sharply, allowing harvesting and sawn timber processing to catch up
Siah Hwee Ang looks at New Zealand's trading relationship with China and options for diversifying our trade
7th Sep 21, 10:43am
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Siah Hwee Ang looks at New Zealand's trading relationship with China and options for diversifying our trade
Although prices in China are rising with demand, log sellers effectively pay the shipping costs which have jumped, and this has sharply reduced local at-wharf prices
2nd Sep 21, 12:07pm
Although prices in China are rising with demand, log sellers effectively pay the shipping costs which have jumped, and this has sharply reduced local at-wharf prices
Rising beef exports and good prices are expected to hold on demand from the US and China, as alternate suppliers suffer varying supply issues
29th Aug 21, 11:18am
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Rising beef exports and good prices are expected to hold on demand from the US and China, as alternate suppliers suffer varying supply issues
Actual US jobless claims fall sharply; factory inflation higher; South Korea raises rates; container freight costs get even more extreme; German sentiment wavers; UST 10yr 1.34%, oil soft and gold firm; NZ$1 = 69.5 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
27th Aug 21, 7:19am
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Actual US jobless claims fall sharply; factory inflation higher; South Korea raises rates; container freight costs get even more extreme; German sentiment wavers; UST 10yr 1.34%, oil soft and gold firm; NZ$1 = 69.5 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
Eyes on Powell at Jackson Hole and his inflation views; US factory orders slip; aluminium prices rise; workplace penalties for vaccine avoiders spread; UST 10yr 1.35%, oil firm and gold lower; NZ$1 = 69.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
26th Aug 21, 7:19am
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Eyes on Powell at Jackson Hole and his inflation views; US factory orders slip; aluminium prices rise; workplace penalties for vaccine avoiders spread; UST 10yr 1.35%, oil firm and gold lower; NZ$1 = 69.6 USc; TWI-5 = 72.9
World trade at record levels; US factory prices inflate higher; commodity prices turn back up; Shanghai cargo airport hit with shutdown; UST 10yr 1.29%, oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 69.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
25th Aug 21, 7:18am
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World trade at record levels; US factory prices inflate higher; commodity prices turn back up; Shanghai cargo airport hit with shutdown; UST 10yr 1.29%, oil and gold up; NZ$1 = 69.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
Economic expansions settle in high; China port reopens; China coal price leaps; China exports fade; EU momentum 'impressive'; UST 10yr 1.25%, oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 69 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
24th Aug 21, 7:22am
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Economic expansions settle in high; China port reopens; China coal price leaps; China exports fade; EU momentum 'impressive'; UST 10yr 1.25%, oil and gold jump; NZ$1 = 69 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
Aussies eye Z Energy; Volvo eyes green steel; US eyes new productivity burst; China eyes 'common prosperity'; AU & NZ cornered by delta; UST 10yr 1.26%, oil and gold slip; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72
23rd Aug 21, 7:19am
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Aussies eye Z Energy; Volvo eyes green steel; US eyes new productivity burst; China eyes 'common prosperity'; AU & NZ cornered by delta; UST 10yr 1.26%, oil and gold slip; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72
USD rises in risk-off mood; Canadian retail sales rise; China holds prime rate; Taiwanese exports surge again; logistics logjam extends; commodity prices retreat; UST 10yr 1.26%, oil down again but gold firms; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
21st Aug 21, 8:45am
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USD rises in risk-off mood; Canadian retail sales rise; China holds prime rate; Taiwanese exports surge again; logistics logjam extends; commodity prices retreat; UST 10yr 1.26%, oil down again but gold firms; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 71.9
US jobless claims at 17-month low; pandemic hospitalisation hurting US; China shipping congestion worse; global carmakers to cut output; UST 10yr 1.25%, oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
20th Aug 21, 7:34am
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US jobless claims at 17-month low; pandemic hospitalisation hurting US; China shipping congestion worse; global carmakers to cut output; UST 10yr 1.25%, oil and gold down; NZ$1 = 68.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
Fed minutes reveal transition stresses; US housing starts slip Canadian inflation rises; iron ore price tanks further; China moves harder on tech companies; UST 10yr 1.28%, oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
19th Aug 21, 7:28am
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Fed minutes reveal transition stresses; US housing starts slip Canadian inflation rises; iron ore price tanks further; China moves harder on tech companies; UST 10yr 1.28%, oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 68.9 USc; TWI-5 = 72.3
Dairy prices firm; US retail sales disappoint; Beijing gets aggressive; BHP pivots; RBA turns cautious; Aussies investigate affordability; UST 10yr 1.25%, oil and gold slip; NZ$1 = 69.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.4
18th Aug 21, 7:38am
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Dairy prices firm; US retail sales disappoint; Beijing gets aggressive; BHP pivots; RBA turns cautious; Aussies investigate affordability; UST 10yr 1.25%, oil and gold slip; NZ$1 = 69.1 USc; TWI-5 = 72.4
US factory data positive; Japan grows better than expected; Chinese data underwhelms; NSW forces landlords to give rent relief; UST 10yr 1.26%, oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 70.2 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
17th Aug 21, 7:19am
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US factory data positive; Japan grows better than expected; Chinese data underwhelms; NSW forces landlords to give rent relief; UST 10yr 1.26%, oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 70.2 USc; TWI-5 = 73.2
Supply chains get new wobbles; China momentum loss confirmed; US sentiment slumps; Aussie insurers face new scrutiny; UST 10yr 1.28%, oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 73.4
16th Aug 21, 7:19am
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Supply chains get new wobbles; China momentum loss confirmed; US sentiment slumps; Aussie insurers face new scrutiny; UST 10yr 1.28%, oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 73.4
US sentiment slumps; China powers up on coal; a key china port partly shuts down; China FDI growth weakens; some key commodity prices rise, others dip; UST 10yr 1.28%, oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 73.4
14th Aug 21, 8:36am
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US sentiment slumps; China powers up on coal; a key china port partly shuts down; China FDI growth weakens; some key commodity prices rise, others dip; UST 10yr 1.28%, oil down and gold up; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 73.4