Tariffs

14 Feb 19, 9:49am
Allan Barber surveys the practical Brexit risk for our meat trade and finds it is too soon to panic; we must keep talking to trading partners, hold our breath and wait
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9 Feb 19, 9:46am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics details an off-ramp from the trade war, hoping President Trump takes it for the benefit of the US economy
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31 Jan 19, 9:31am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics says the US has legitimate trade grievances with China and others but questions the way it's dealing with them
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30 Jan 19, 9:20am
Allan Barber says the answer to the faster pace of market change signals is to keep things simple, while keeping an open mind. Consumers may be 'king' but they are fickle and what they do is often different to what they say
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15 Jan 19, 5:39pm
Allan Barber says if 2018 was full of unexpected developments and uncertainties, 2019 is likely to be even more challenging
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2 Jan 19, 7:31am
Koichi Hamada says that by ignoring trade history, and the fundamentals of game theory, the US President is driving 'trade diversion', all to the detriment of the United States
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19 Dec 18, 8:26am
Allan Barber looks back of a year where New Zealand agriculture had to face a range of unexpected developments and a number of growing uncertainties, almost all of which will be festering in 2019
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5 Dec 18, 12:20pm
Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson argues globalization is slowly reversing meaning politicians should try to minimize the pain instead of adding to it
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23 Nov 18, 10:00am
Siah Hwee Ang with the latest happenings across the Asia-Pacific, including the new NAFTA, the CPTPP, getting back the basics, ASEAN on the rise, India's widening trade deficit, China wants more imports and more
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14 Nov 18, 11:06am
Patrick Watson suggests future historians will say the 2008–2009 crisis marked 'peak globalization' and we're now heading down the other side of the mountain
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31 Oct 18, 11:55am
Threshold met for first round of CPTPP tariff cuts to come into effect on December 30; Kiwifruit, beef and wine producers to benefit the most
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4 Oct 18, 4:00pm
Patrick Watson says businesses that depend on imports or exports can't plan ahead against the backdrop of a trade war which is why Trump's trade war won't work
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21 Sep 18, 10:00am
Siah Hwee Ang looks at gains and losses from the China-US trade war, US wine hanging by a thread in China, India steps up to the plate, the end of 'made in China' & more
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11 Aug 18, 9:34am
James McCormack thinks the US dispute with China will have to get worse before it can get any better
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2 Aug 18, 12:31pm
While there may be bumps in the road at present, MFAT's key negotiator sees bright prospects for our primary products and the story they can tell. Non-tariff barriers are the greater threat, he says
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2 Aug 18, 11:38am
Asad Jamal presents an alternative history that captures the long-term effects of American mercantilism
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17 Jul 18, 9:13am
Guy Trafford sees MFAT's goals for a NZ-EU FTA coming with some tough consequences for local artisan producers and little chance of the EU giving up its subsidy advantages
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14 Jul 18, 10:02am
Michael Pettis explains how tariffs work and their impacts. He shows what matters are the conditions under which such policies are made. The US cannot engage in beggar-thy-neighbour policies because it cannot run a trade surplus
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11 Jul 18, 2:35pm
It has been three months since the Prime Minister wrote to US President Donald Trump asking for an exemption to new tariffs – so why has there been so little development?
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3 Jul 18, 10:16am
Koichi Hamada defends economic openness, while calling for concerted action to address what is fueling opposition to it
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