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Stephen Roach says as China shifts to a consumption-based economy, it will become less willing to finance American deficits. A lack of savings will expose the US painfully just as its budget deficits explode
28th Aug 18, 9:57am
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Stephen Roach says as China shifts to a consumption-based economy, it will become less willing to finance American deficits. A lack of savings will expose the US painfully just as its budget deficits explode
There is an urgent need for the US President to gain a far better understanding of how global trade actually works. Otherwise they will cause severe damage to the US and the global economy says Asad Jamal
19th Apr 18, 11:41am
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There is an urgent need for the US President to gain a far better understanding of how global trade actually works. Otherwise they will cause severe damage to the US and the global economy says Asad Jamal
Stephen Roach says look at the real nature of the US savings-short economy to understand why 'momentum' won't carry it far, and why a tariff wall won't help
28th Feb 18, 5:02am
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Stephen Roach says look at the real nature of the US savings-short economy to understand why 'momentum' won't carry it far, and why a tariff wall won't help
Current account deficit widening faster than Treasury expected, as record imports boost quarterly gap between what foreigners earn from NZ vs what we earn from abroad to record since GFC
14th Jun 17, 11:00am
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Current account deficit widening faster than Treasury expected, as record imports boost quarterly gap between what foreigners earn from NZ vs what we earn from abroad to record since GFC
Low interest rates are one factor helping us run smaller current account deficits, bolstered by an improvement in our national savings rate. But rising investment will require the savings rate to improve further
5th Sep 16, 4:50pm
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Low interest rates are one factor helping us run smaller current account deficits, bolstered by an improvement in our national savings rate. But rising investment will require the savings rate to improve further
Annual current account deficit shrinks to -2.5% of GDP, down from -2.7% in March and as expected. But exports fall in June quarter
17th Sep 14, 11:27am
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Annual current account deficit shrinks to -2.5% of GDP, down from -2.7% in March and as expected. But exports fall in June quarter
Today's fall in dairy prices may see export values fall $5 bln, drive up the current account deficit to 6.5% of GDP and still have downside risk, says Peter Redward
16th Jul 14, 1:48pm
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Today's fall in dairy prices may see export values fall $5 bln, drive up the current account deficit to 6.5% of GDP and still have downside risk, says Peter Redward
Matt Nolan says that current account deficits are not bad in themselves, but the stock of debt needs to grow more slowly than the stock of assets
16th Apr 13, 12:36pm
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Matt Nolan says that current account deficits are not bad in themselves, but the stock of debt needs to grow more slowly than the stock of assets
NZ current account deficit widens to 4.8% of GDP in yr to March 2012 on record Aussie bank profits; From 3.7% of GDP in yr to March 2011 and vs economist expectations of 4.6%
20th Jun 12, 10:58am
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NZ current account deficit widens to 4.8% of GDP in yr to March 2012 on record Aussie bank profits; From 3.7% of GDP in yr to March 2011 and vs economist expectations of 4.6%
NZ's low public debt means govt has scope to delay 2014/15 surplus, IMF says; Global economy, widening current account are risks
8th Jun 12, 8:58am
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NZ's low public debt means govt has scope to delay 2014/15 surplus, IMF says; Global economy, widening current account are risks
PM Key not keen on only letting foreigners lease NZ land, says won't be much different to freehold; 'But a govt could always do it'
24th Apr 12, 11:01am
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PM Key not keen on only letting foreigners lease NZ land, says won't be much different to freehold; 'But a govt could always do it'
BusinessDesk: Prices of dairy products fall 4.5% in latest Fonterra auction, biggest drop in eight months
21st Mar 12, 8:17am
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BusinessDesk: Prices of dairy products fall 4.5% in latest Fonterra auction, biggest drop in eight months
Kiwis being scared into saving as they watch developments overseas and realise there is no more free lunch, English says
13th Mar 12, 1:39pm
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Kiwis being scared into saving as they watch developments overseas and realise there is no more free lunch, English says
Neville Bennett is worried that we are grossly underestimating the impact of the economic trends moving against us. Your view?
2nd Dec 11, 9:35am
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Neville Bennett is worried that we are grossly underestimating the impact of the economic trends moving against us. Your view?
NZ current account deficit NZ$921m in June qtr, compared to NZ$90m surplus in March; Worse than economist expectations of NZ$670-690m deficit
21st Sep 11, 11:00am
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NZ current account deficit NZ$921m in June qtr, compared to NZ$90m surplus in March; Worse than economist expectations of NZ$670-690m deficit
Have your say: '100% Pure New Zealand' replaced with '100% Pure You'; What does this mean for NZ and the economy?
10th Jan 11, 10:27am
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Have your say: '100% Pure New Zealand' replaced with '100% Pure You'; What does this mean for NZ and the economy?
NZ$ falls on "well justified" S&P concerns on net debt and prospect of worsening current account
23rd Nov 10, 9:05am
NZ$ falls on "well justified" S&P concerns on net debt and prospect of worsening current account
New Zealand to negotiate free trade agreement with Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan
14th Nov 10, 9:30am
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New Zealand to negotiate free trade agreement with Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan
Deficit rises as foreigners pay less NZ tax & overseas visitors spend less
22nd Sep 10, 11:01am
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Deficit rises as foreigners pay less NZ tax & overseas visitors spend less
Balance of payments improvement weaker than expected (Update 2)
24th Mar 10, 11:10am
Balance of payments improvement weaker than expected (Update 2)
Opinion: How the stage is set for Kiwi living standards to be forced to change
25th Aug 09, 11:22am
Opinion: How the stage is set for Kiwi living standards to be forced to change
Opinion: How to fix our current account blowout
19th Jun 09, 3:06pm
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Opinion: How to fix our current account blowout
Opinion: A game of two halves
15th Apr 09, 10:13am
Opinion: A game of two halves
Opinion: Why NZ's current account deficit could fall to 5.5% of GDP in 12 months
7th Apr 09, 9:20am
Opinion: Why NZ's current account deficit could fall to 5.5% of GDP in 12 months
Opinion: Rate prospects trump weak economic data
31st Mar 09, 11:28pm
Opinion: Rate prospects trump weak economic data