India

15 Jun 18, 10:00am
Siah Hwee Ang with the latest happenings across the Asia-Pacific, including China and imports, e-commerce in India, Malaysia back in the mix, Australia goes at China, meaty matters, the Trump-Kim summit and more
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13 Jun 18, 10:05am
Strong demand from the US and EU for clear lumber produced by New Zealand mills with prices rising to record highs. China demand high but softening as prices rise. Domestic demand steady
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11 Jun 18, 3:45pm
David Hargreaves says the country is in urgent need of a clear approach to its migration policy
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15 May 18, 9:19am
Export markets for unpruned sawn timber consume everything NZ mills can supply. Strong and growing demand from the USA and European markets for clear lumber. Local markets accept price increases
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11 May 18, 9:03am
Westpac's Paul Clark assesses the prospects for the important, complex forestry sector, finds China demand likely to wane, local processing lacking advantages, and issues with both sustainability and carbon emission timing
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30 Apr 18, 2:40pm
Siah Hwee Ang looks at the fraught relationship between China and India pointing out the economic strengths of the two countries are actually complementary
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12 Apr 18, 10:56am
Some local mills turning away orders due to lack of capacity. Stable China sales undermined by high stocks. India sales struggle with liquidity. Rising ocean freight costs biting into returns
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17 Mar 18, 10:20am
Export markets face growing competition while domestic markets are steady although supply is very tight in some regions. However there are uncertain outlooks in both markets
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14 Feb 18, 2:27pm
Average log prices remain well above 3yr average with firm demand from China and is likely to improve, variable demand from India where improvement will come later in 2018
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9 Feb 18, 10:02am
Siah Hwee Ang with the latest happenings across the Asia-Pacific, including the return of the TPP, One Belt, One Road, one court, Trump tariffs, fake goods, the US borrows from China and more  
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10 Jan 18, 10:00am
High China log demand and rising export prices are putting the squeeze on supply for domestic use. Log price index reaches a new all-time high
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23 Nov 17, 5:15pm
Price volatility in log market now a distant memory. Domestic demand stable. Key export markets still in basic health. Index price equals record high
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19 Oct 17, 11:42am
Despite little change in prices, Indian demand is rising again, China demand stays high, and freight rates are up. The lower NZD has improved returns especially from Australia
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6 Oct 17, 10:02am
Siah Hwee Ang with the latest happenings across the Asia-Pacific including a new couple, an old & odd couple, arbitration of the Belt and Road, the Kra Canal proposal, capping population & more 
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30 Jun 17, 10:02am
Siah Hwee Ang on China and the US addressing their beef, the growing global population, Asia's cost challenges, the return of the conglomerate, protectionism vs 'what's appropriate', Japan steps on to the Belt Road...gingerly, and more
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13 Jun 17, 10:06am
Siah Hwee Ang takes a look at the vexed relationship between India and China and suggests India’s rise cannot be distanced from China
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25 May 17, 11:44am
Minxin Pei sees a strategic opportunity for India and Japan to counterbalance China with a new trade bloc
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16 May 17, 11:15am
The general secretary of the India Trade Alliance on how demonetisation is culling black money and creating a better environment for kiwi businesses
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5 May 17, 10:02am
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
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28 Apr 17, 10:02am
The New Zealand Initiative's Oliver Hartwich on liberalism in the trenches, elusive grains of sand, Islamic fashion, an apparently unfunny German, the decline of the white working class American man and more
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