industry

23 Jul 18, 1:24pm
New figures show the number of businesses planning on increasing R&D spending has doubled, but is it because of the impending R&D tax credit policy or NZ’s tight labour market?
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15 Mar 18, 11:22am
New Zealand’s economy grew by a whisker under 3% last year as GDP data for the fourth quarter of 2017 came in under market expectations – the growth figure is more than 1% off 2016’s figure
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28 Feb 18, 2:08pm
Although the numbers are still nothing to write home about, business confidence is bouncing back after falling to almost decade lows, according to the ANZ Business Confidence Index
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19 Feb 18, 11:35am
Housing Minister Phil Twyford says he's planning a workshopping event for representatives of the finance community and players in the development and construction sector to help crack NZ’s problems around infrastructure financing
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21 Aug 17, 10:38am
A paper commissioned by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand says inequality threatens to put a fair share of the country’s prosperity out of reach of many New Zealanders
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2 Aug 17, 11:23am
We look at how well pay packets have grown on an after-inflation basis. And we compare that to how our economy has grown on a 'real' basis
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23 Jun 17, 10:02am
Matt Nolan presents his Top 10 economic principles and capital-labour income shares
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3 May 17, 8:42am
Commerce Commission rules that NZ media giants Fairfax and NZME should not be allowed to get together
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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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15 Jun 16, 10:40am
Kerry McDonald analyses the many challenges the country faces and concludes we need effective leadership and recognition that good policy, in a sound strategic framework, is critical
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10 Nov 15, 5:02am
Siah Hwee Ang says the ‘new normal’ growth rate of the Chinese economy will be closer to 6.5%
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8 Nov 15, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey profiles an example of some New Zealand farmers who were able to break out of the commodity trap, thanks to some very special (and expensive) shoes
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3 Nov 15, 5:05am
Siah Hwee Ang says food and food services markets in China are expanding, but keep a look out for changes
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2 Nov 15, 10:28am
The NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya says there is a strong case for applying the trial-and-error approach of the science lab to policy change
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28 Oct 15, 5:02am
Siah Hwee Ang looks at current and likely future trends in Chinese education
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20 Oct 15, 5:05am
Siah Hwee Ang says the comparison of India with China will not go away for some time to come
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13 Oct 15, 5:02am
Siah Hwee Ang says on top of New Zealand’s existing free trade agreement with China, the Chinese FTZs are there to sweeten the deal for our businesses in China
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12 Oct 15, 9:04am
NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp says the 'what’s yours is mine' rules stymie economic development in the places that need it most
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6 Oct 15, 5:03am
Siah Hwee Ang says there are clear signs that cities other than those in East China are slowly taking over some of the country’s growth and activities
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15 Sep 15, 5:02am
Siah Hwee Ang says gone are the days when China was content with being a low-cost player, playing second fiddle to the developed economies
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