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Global researcher Capital Economics says if the rise in shipping costs is fully passed on this will boost consumer prices globally by about 2%
15th Sep 21, 11:19am
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Global researcher Capital Economics says if the rise in shipping costs is fully passed on this will boost consumer prices globally by about 2%
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
The Covid Alert Level split between Auckland and the rest of NZ could see delays and shortages of goods in some parts of the country, Westpac economists say
6th Sep 21, 2:02pm
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The Covid Alert Level split between Auckland and the rest of NZ could see delays and shortages of goods in some parts of the country, Westpac economists say
New Zealand's only oil refinery at Marsden Point to become an import-only fuel terminal
6th Aug 21, 2:38pm
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New Zealand's only oil refinery at Marsden Point to become an import-only fuel terminal
Trade experts look through 'performative' outrage from Chinese Embassy over cyber attacks, and back the strength of NZ's business relationship with China
20th Jul 21, 7:24pm
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Trade experts look through 'performative' outrage from Chinese Embassy over cyber attacks, and back the strength of NZ's business relationship with China
Shareholders in NZ's only oil refinery will vote next month on plans to turn it into an import-only facility by the middle of next year; the move's expected to cost in excess of $350 million
5th Jul 21, 12:12pm
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Shareholders in NZ's only oil refinery will vote next month on plans to turn it into an import-only facility by the middle of next year; the move's expected to cost in excess of $350 million
China is about to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party. They are feeling their oats. What comes next from them however will be a huge challenge for every democracy
26th May 21, 11:53am
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China is about to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party. They are feeling their oats. What comes next from them however will be a huge challenge for every democracy
New Zealand's only oil refining company is pressing ahead with plans to convert its Northland refinery into an import terminal after reaching agreements with Z Energy
25th May 21, 9:50am
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New Zealand's only oil refining company is pressing ahead with plans to convert its Northland refinery into an import terminal after reaching agreements with Z Energy
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows that supply chain disruptions 'are contributing to the intense cost pressures across most sectors'; inflation likely to rise
13th Apr 21, 10:23am
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Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows that supply chain disruptions 'are contributing to the intense cost pressures across most sectors'; inflation likely to rise
New Zealand's only oil refining company says it's made 'significant progress' toward converting its Northland refinery into an import terminal
17th Feb 21, 10:09am
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New Zealand's only oil refining company says it's made 'significant progress' toward converting its Northland refinery into an import terminal
Economic researcher NZIER says the wave of stimulus provided is pointing to a 'V-shaped recovery' for the New Zealand economy
24th Nov 20, 1:13pm
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Economic researcher NZIER says the wave of stimulus provided is pointing to a 'V-shaped recovery' for the New Zealand economy
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows rise in confidence ahead of election - firms much more upbeat about hiring staff
20th Oct 20, 10:36am
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Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows rise in confidence ahead of election - firms much more upbeat about hiring staff
Westpac senior agri economist Nathan Penny says the tourism, seafood and export education sectors plus gold kiwifruit exports are most at risk if our trade relationship with China was to change
8th Oct 20, 9:36am
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Westpac senior agri economist Nathan Penny says the tourism, seafood and export education sectors plus gold kiwifruit exports are most at risk if our trade relationship with China was to change
Retail NZ says about 10,000 retailers are estimated to be in danger of going out of business over the next 12 months
2nd Sep 20, 10:24am
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Retail NZ says about 10,000 retailers are estimated to be in danger of going out of business over the next 12 months
The retail sector still seeing two-speed trading with many operators reporting sales up up but a significant minority reporting falling sales
6th Aug 20, 1:54pm
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The retail sector still seeing two-speed trading with many operators reporting sales up up but a significant minority reporting falling sales
Research by NZ Retail finds over half of retailers reported better business in June compared with a year ago but over a quarter fared worse; 6000 jobs seen as going over next three months
7th Jul 20, 2:45pm
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Research by NZ Retail finds over half of retailers reported better business in June compared with a year ago but over a quarter fared worse; 6000 jobs seen as going over next three months
Decision on where to move parts of the Ports of Auckland kicked down the road, as a new study suggests it should be moved to the Manukau Harbour, not Northport
7th Jul 20, 11:33am
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Decision on where to move parts of the Ports of Auckland kicked down the road, as a new study suggests it should be moved to the Manukau Harbour, not Northport
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows businesses still very downbeat, with 25% of them expecting weaker demand in the next quarter; construction sector most pessimistic
7th Jul 20, 10:15am
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Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows businesses still very downbeat, with 25% of them expecting weaker demand in the next quarter; construction sector most pessimistic
Chris Trotter delves into the demands for a Covid-19 exit strategy and points to four fundamental operating principles to serve as a guide for 'Covexiters'
6th Jul 20, 8:00am
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Chris Trotter delves into the demands for a Covid-19 exit strategy and points to four fundamental operating principles to serve as a guide for 'Covexiters'
An obtusely-worded update from NZ's only fuel refiner appears to indicate the company is favouring a previously signalled option to become solely a fuel importer
25th Jun 20, 10:29am
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An obtusely-worded update from NZ's only fuel refiner appears to indicate the company is favouring a previously signalled option to become solely a fuel importer
New Zealand-UK free trade negotiations to begin via video conference in July, says Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker
17th Jun 20, 2:30pm
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New Zealand-UK free trade negotiations to begin via video conference in July, says Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker
A bumper kiwifruit harvest and higher prices for milk powder and meat saw our exports reach $5.8 billion last month
29th Apr 20, 11:01am
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A bumper kiwifruit harvest and higher prices for milk powder and meat saw our exports reach $5.8 billion last month
Refining NZ is considering getting out of refining and becoming solely a fuel importer
15th Apr 20, 11:08am
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Refining NZ is considering getting out of refining and becoming solely a fuel importer
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows that a net 16% of businesses are expecting to shed staff in the next quarter
7th Apr 20, 10:26am
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Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows that a net 16% of businesses are expecting to shed staff in the next quarter
Latest release of daily trade data from Stats NZ shows that exports last week were 3.7% ahead of the equivalent week a year ago, but imports were down 11%
25th Mar 20, 1:39pm
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Latest release of daily trade data from Stats NZ shows that exports last week were 3.7% ahead of the equivalent week a year ago, but imports were down 11%