Trade

16 Feb 19, 9:16am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics says the assumption that the US has the military upper hand on China is just that - an assumption - and no one really knows if it is true, though some of the signs aren’t good
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15 Feb 19, 12:44pm
We look at what we have at risk in trade and economic exposure to China as they ramp up economic and political pressure on us to join its world view on trade and 'friendly relations'
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15 Feb 19, 10:00am
Siah Hwee Ang on the latest happenings surrounding China, including the inevitable slowdown, a call for more investments and imports, keeping multinationals on their toes, the new e-commerce law and the new tech ambitions
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13 Feb 19, 9:11am
Guy Trafford says the arable farming practice of stubble-burning makes no sense farming-wise and is unhelpfully selfish in its wider impacts on the community
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11 Feb 19, 10:24am
A working group report looking at the feasibility of relocating the Ports of Auckland is expected soon
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11 Feb 19, 8:27am
Roger J Kerr says the latest unemployment figure seems like a 'rogue' number and he believes in time it will be proven that the labour market did not suddenly turn soft in the December quarter
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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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8 Feb 19, 8:38am
Ardern warns of slowing global growth, talks up trade, and announces vocational training sector reform to help plug skills shortages in first major economic speech of 2019
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4 Feb 19, 8:01am
Roger J Kerr says a combination of a recovering Australian dollar and a weaker American currency has helped to push the NZ dollar higher; sees further gains for the Kiwi in coming weeks and months
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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, 12:24pm
Guy Trafford analyses the sheep meat market showing the changes to where our product goes, and where our rivals are focusing
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29 Jan 19, 10:05am
Stephen Roach warns that rising protectionism could spark a surprisingly swift deterioration in global economic conditions. The global trade cycle is facing major stress in 2019 and downward revisions have just begun
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28 Jan 19, 8:13am
Roger J Kerr says low local inflation has reduced the risk of a NZD selloff, the NZD won't fall relative to the major currencies, and the gloomy AUD view is overdone
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27 Jan 19, 6:02am
Fathom Consulting's Brian Davidson runs an in-office test of trading threats and walkouts based on asymetrical data to see what happens once the tension all dies down
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22 Jan 19, 1:09pm
'Very positive' agreements to see NZ products treated the same in the UK, as they are in the EU, in the immediate aftermath of Brexit
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21 Jan 19, 7:50am
Roger J Kerr says the NZD isn't rising on improving global risk tolerance, and upcoming inflation figures will be key to the Kiwi's direction
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19 Jan 19, 8:54am
In 2018 Donald Trump finally turned his protectionist words into action by imposing sweeping tariffs on imports from allies and adversaries alike. While the use of tariffs to protect domestic industry is not new, attacks on the larger trading system are
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17 Jan 19, 12:45pm
Ardern and Robertson to make 'timely' trip to Europe to progress free trade agreements and promote NZ's Wellbeing Budget
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14 Jan 19, 8:12am
Roger J Kerr sees the neagtives accumulating for the US dollar allowing the Kiwi dollar to rise along with a global sentiment shift
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7 Jan 19, 7:54am
Roger J Kerr looks at the new year currency puzzle and sees the Kiwi dollar caught in the backwash of global market volatility
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