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Food Prices

Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson says if we want lower price inflation, energy prices must fall significantly
28th Jun 22, 9:52am
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Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson says if we want lower price inflation, energy prices must fall significantly
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Statistics New Zealand says food prices rose a seasonally adjusted 0.8% last month, with the annual rise climbing to 6.8%
14th Jun 22, 11:25am
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Statistics New Zealand says food prices rose a seasonally adjusted 0.8% last month, with the annual rise climbing to 6.8%
The Government is pledging to make supermarkets do wholesale deals with their competitors and is 'looking at' how to implement compulsory unit pricing on grocery products
30th May 22, 3:00pm
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The Government is pledging to make supermarkets do wholesale deals with their competitors and is 'looking at' how to implement compulsory unit pricing on grocery products
Statistics New Zealand says food prices climbed 0.1% last month, with the rise in minimum wage having an impact
12th May 22, 11:14am
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Statistics New Zealand says food prices climbed 0.1% last month, with the rise in minimum wage having an impact
The Government has indicated it might consider being more prescriptive with controlling supermarket prices than was recently recommended by the Commerce Commission
10th May 22, 9:55am
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The Government has indicated it might consider being more prescriptive with controlling supermarket prices than was recently recommended by the Commerce Commission
Alan Barber says governments should invoke the Precautionary Principle when pursuing their climate change goals because the unexpected consequences around food production and consumer prices may end up undermining those climate goals
27th Apr 22, 12:33pm
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Alan Barber says governments should invoke the Precautionary Principle when pursuing their climate change goals because the unexpected consequences around food production and consumer prices may end up undermining those climate goals
Statistics New Zealand says the 7.6% annual hike in food prices is the biggest since 2011 - and that was affected by a GST rise; general inflation set to top 7% annual rate as at end of March
13th Apr 22, 11:15am
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Statistics New Zealand says the 7.6% annual hike in food prices is the biggest since 2011 - and that was affected by a GST rise; general inflation set to top 7% annual rate as at end of March
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala explains why cooperation and transparency are key to mitigating the Ukraine war's impact on supply and prices of food commodities
24th Mar 22, 9:41am
by Guest
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala explains why cooperation and transparency are key to mitigating the Ukraine war's impact on supply and prices of food commodities
The Commerce Commission has recommended a series of tweaks to the supermarket sector but stopped short of some of the tough measures it contemplated
8th Mar 22, 8:45am
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The Commerce Commission has recommended a series of tweaks to the supermarket sector but stopped short of some of the tough measures it contemplated
Joint call for Government action on the 'concentration of market power' in the supermarket sector
20th Oct 21, 9:26am
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Joint call for Government action on the 'concentration of market power' in the supermarket sector
Commerce Commission draft report into retail grocery sector finds our supermarket companies are making 'persistently high' profits when compared internationally and 'avoid competing strongly' with each other; 'some form of intervention' needed
29th Jul 21, 8:41am
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Commerce Commission draft report into retail grocery sector finds our supermarket companies are making 'persistently high' profits when compared internationally and 'avoid competing strongly' with each other; 'some form of intervention' needed
Guy Trafford points out what marketers have always known; consumers act quite differently inside a supermarket than what they claim to think outside it - even in Europe
15th Feb 21, 10:40am
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Guy Trafford points out what marketers have always known; consumers act quite differently inside a supermarket than what they claim to think outside it - even in Europe
Consumer price index inflation undershoots RBNZ and market expectations in September quarter, coming in at 0.7% quarter-on-quarter and 1.4% year-on-year
23rd Oct 20, 11:11am
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Consumer price index inflation undershoots RBNZ and market expectations in September quarter, coming in at 0.7% quarter-on-quarter and 1.4% year-on-year
NZIER reports that the agri-food sector feels squeezed between lower prices and higher costs, which they expect to continue. As the pressure goes on there will be more pain, and possibly higher food prices
7th Oct 20, 9:27am
by Guest
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NZIER reports that the agri-food sector feels squeezed between lower prices and higher costs, which they expect to continue. As the pressure goes on there will be more pain, and possibly higher food prices
Labour pledges to direct the Commerce Commission to probe the competitiveness of the supermarket and building supplies sectors
1st Oct 20, 12:01pm
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Labour pledges to direct the Commerce Commission to probe the competitiveness of the supermarket and building supplies sectors
Food prices are not rising - in fact healthy food prices are lower now than at the start of 2018. Better weather conditions kept prices of fruit & vegetables considerably lower
15th Jan 19, 11:15am
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Food prices are not rising - in fact healthy food prices are lower now than at the start of 2018. Better weather conditions kept prices of fruit & vegetables considerably lower
NZ First board might not meet until weekend or even Monday to discuss which deal to agree to, Peters says
12th Oct 17, 12:35pm
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NZ First board might not meet until weekend or even Monday to discuss which deal to agree to, Peters says
Flat prices in June quarter bring annual inflation rate back to 1.7% as cheaper petrol, domestic airfares offset rising rent, food and electricity prices
18th Jul 17, 10:55am
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Flat prices in June quarter bring annual inflation rate back to 1.7% as cheaper petrol, domestic airfares offset rising rent, food and electricity prices
Roger J Kerr says a combination of the pay equity adjustment in the public sector and shortages of skilled workers across multiple industries 'must certainly lead to upward wage pressures'
17th Jul 17, 11:15am
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Roger J Kerr says a combination of the pay equity adjustment in the public sector and shortages of skilled workers across multiple industries 'must certainly lead to upward wage pressures'
Roger J Kerr sees high food prices likely leaving CPI inflation above Reserve Bank forecast levels
10th Jul 17, 10:43am
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Roger J Kerr sees high food prices likely leaving CPI inflation above Reserve Bank forecast levels
Roger J Kerr examines whether increasing wages and inflation are simply delayed or, for some reason, won't happen at all
3rd Jul 17, 9:12am
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Roger J Kerr examines whether increasing wages and inflation are simply delayed or, for some reason, won't happen at all
Roger J Kerr says recent sharp drops in oil prices support the Reserve Bank's view that inflation will ease again; current high value of NZ dollar has monetary conditions too tight
26th Jun 17, 10:18am
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Roger J Kerr says recent sharp drops in oil prices support the Reserve Bank's view that inflation will ease again; current high value of NZ dollar has monetary conditions too tight
Siah Hwee Ang on America's show of steel, corruption on TV in China, NZ is 'first' again, nurturing home-grown, the big boys fight in Southeast Asia, who is stealing your job? and more
5th May 17, 10:02am
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Siah Hwee Ang on America's show of steel, corruption on TV in China, NZ is 'first' again, nurturing home-grown, the big boys fight in Southeast Asia, who is stealing your job? and more
1.9% food price rise in January is highest for year-and-a-half, but annual rise remains low at 0.8%
14th Feb 13, 11:26am
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1.9% food price rise in January is highest for year-and-a-half, but annual rise remains low at 0.8%
Playing the game that no one taught you the rules of; Secrets of self-made millionaires; Suze Orman on holiday spending; Saving not spending; Be an angel
18th Dec 12, 12:35pm
by Amanda Morrall
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Playing the game that no one taught you the rules of; Secrets of self-made millionaires; Suze Orman on holiday spending; Saving not spending; Be an angel