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Foreign investment

Ross Stitt points out that New Zealand can look to Australia to see what happens to a country's trade when politicians criticise China for behaviours they think need calling out. It can be devastating for some exporters
30th Jul 21, 6:00am
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Ross Stitt points out that New Zealand can look to Australia to see what happens to a country's trade when politicians criticise China for behaviours they think need calling out. It can be devastating for some exporters
Government says ACT's call for build-to-rent accommodation to be exempt from the foreign buyers ban is unnecessary and will open the door to speculators
13th Jul 21, 12:41pm
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Government says ACT's call for build-to-rent accommodation to be exempt from the foreign buyers ban is unnecessary and will open the door to speculators
Productivity Commission outlines the issues it'll be tackling in its inquiry into how New Zealand's immigration settings should be designed over the next few decades
21st Jun 21, 5:47am
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Productivity Commission outlines the issues it'll be tackling in its inquiry into how New Zealand's immigration settings should be designed over the next few decades
Until the onset of the pandemic, foreign investors increased their exposure here but only taking the level back to more traditional levels, after losing some interest in the prior three years
20th Nov 20, 1:03pm
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Until the onset of the pandemic, foreign investors increased their exposure here but only taking the level back to more traditional levels, after losing some interest in the prior three years
Government introducing a national interest test for foreign investment, to stop strategically important companies being snapped up by foreign buyers at bargain basement prices
13th May 20, 5:17pm
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Government introducing a national interest test for foreign investment, to stop strategically important companies being snapped up by foreign buyers at bargain basement prices
National wants to make it easier for foreigners to buy land to build houses on, but can't yet specify how
19th Feb 20, 6:31am
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National wants to make it easier for foreigners to buy land to build houses on, but can't yet specify how
Government to get greater powers to decline foreign investment bids that don't meet a new 'national interest' test, and bids involving strategic assets that wouldn't otherwise need Overseas Investment Office consent
19th Nov 19, 12:48pm
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Government to get greater powers to decline foreign investment bids that don't meet a new 'national interest' test, and bids involving strategic assets that wouldn't otherwise need Overseas Investment Office consent
A new survey conducted for law firm Simpson Grierson has found 77% of the businesses contacted intend to reinvest here within the next three years; Govt not seen as supportive, however
16th Oct 19, 5:00am
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A new survey conducted for law firm Simpson Grierson has found 77% of the businesses contacted intend to reinvest here within the next three years; Govt not seen as supportive, however
We look at the data of how much of New Zealand is owned by foreigners. Even though foreign ownership is at record levels, it is now at its lowest proportion since modern records began
22nd Sep 19, 6:02am
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We look at the data of how much of New Zealand is owned by foreigners. Even though foreign ownership is at record levels, it is now at its lowest proportion since modern records began
Trade Minister David Parker pays lip service to China's 'broader, cleaner, greener' Belt and Road Initiative
7th May 19, 7:20am
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Trade Minister David Parker pays lip service to China's 'broader, cleaner, greener' Belt and Road Initiative
Government considers requiring overseas investors that apply to buy sensitive assets to meet a 'national interest' test that Ministers can call the shots on
16th Apr 19, 1:30pm
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Government considers requiring overseas investors that apply to buy sensitive assets to meet a 'national interest' test that Ministers can call the shots on
UK Investment Minister says British infrastructure firms will 'literally help build NZ's future' with preparations for NZ/UK FTA negotiations underway
16th Aug 18, 2:35pm
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UK Investment Minister says British infrastructure firms will 'literally help build NZ's future' with preparations for NZ/UK FTA negotiations underway
Ex-PM & ANZ NZ chairman John Key tells Mike Hosking of rising loan delinquencies & problems ahead for the global economy. Finance Minister Grant Robertson & ANZ respond 
30th Jul 18, 11:04am
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Ex-PM & ANZ NZ chairman John Key tells Mike Hosking of rising loan delinquencies & problems ahead for the global economy. Finance Minister Grant Robertson & ANZ respond 
Siah Hwee Ang says a change in mindset will be required to manage NZ-China ties beyond the celebration of the 45-year relationship so far, and into the next five years
19th Dec 17, 10:02am
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Siah Hwee Ang says a change in mindset will be required to manage NZ-China ties beyond the celebration of the 45-year relationship so far, and into the next five years
Robertson asks to be judged on how Labour govt lifts productivity; Says foreign investment still welcome, just not in existing houses; Is 'realistic' about RBNZ's ability to effect full employment
30th Oct 17, 12:16pm
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Robertson asks to be judged on how Labour govt lifts productivity; Says foreign investment still welcome, just not in existing houses; Is 'realistic' about RBNZ's ability to effect full employment
The NZ Property Council's Matt Paterson on what the incoming government may mean for the property sector
20th Oct 17, 3:23pm
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The NZ Property Council's Matt Paterson on what the incoming government may mean for the property sector
We look at the data of how much of New Zealand is owned by foreigners. It turns out current levels have been stable for more than 15 years. It is not growing. But our investment offshore is
19th Mar 17, 7:35pm
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We look at the data of how much of New Zealand is owned by foreigners. It turns out current levels have been stable for more than 15 years. It is not growing. But our investment offshore is
Siah Hwee Ang says it's difficult to envisage the globalisation gatekeepers ever catching up with the trend toward protectionism
26th Oct 16, 11:58am
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Siah Hwee Ang says it's difficult to envisage the globalisation gatekeepers ever catching up with the trend toward protectionism
Siah Hwee Ang looks at the paradox of a potential increase in foreign competition for Chinese companies, and the existence of China's 'Negative List' for foreign investment
18th Oct 16, 10:06am
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Siah Hwee Ang looks at the paradox of a potential increase in foreign competition for Chinese companies, and the existence of China's 'Negative List' for foreign investment
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy wades through the TPPA's financial services chapter, questions whether theory will translate into practice
18th Jul 16, 7:07am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy wades through the TPPA's financial services chapter, questions whether theory will translate into practice
Siah Hwee Ang says Asian investors, businesses, and even shoppers are already pouncing on the immediate opportunity provided by the sharp fall in the British currency
4th Jul 16, 1:46pm
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Siah Hwee Ang says Asian investors, businesses, and even shoppers are already pouncing on the immediate opportunity provided by the sharp fall in the British currency
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy argues the TPPA is part of a broader ideological arm-wrestle at a time when globalisation is under siege in the West
4th Jul 16, 12:38pm
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Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy argues the TPPA is part of a broader ideological arm-wrestle at a time when globalisation is under siege in the West
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy urges small business owners to make use of a suggestion box in the TPPA's SME chapter
29th Jun 16, 8:49am
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Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy urges small business owners to make use of a suggestion box in the TPPA's SME chapter
Given not everyone plays fair when it comes to international trade, Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy probes the TPPA's trade remedies
21st Jun 16, 1:41pm
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Given not everyone plays fair when it comes to international trade, Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy probes the TPPA's trade remedies