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Ross Stitt points out that New Zealand can look to Australia to see what happens to a country's trade when politicians criticise China for behaviours they think need calling out. It can be devastating for some exporters
30th Jul 21, 6:00am
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Ross Stitt points out that New Zealand can look to Australia to see what happens to a country's trade when politicians criticise China for behaviours they think need calling out. It can be devastating for some exporters
Zhang Jun and Shi Shuo worry that the incoming Biden Administration will continue its predecessor's "mistaken" approach to China
15th Jan 21, 11:05am
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Zhang Jun and Shi Shuo worry that the incoming Biden Administration will continue its predecessor's "mistaken" approach to China
From climate change and geopolitics to new growth models, David Skilling says 2021 will see widespread public and private sector innovation - as well as more economic and political volatility
21st Dec 20, 12:12pm
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From climate change and geopolitics to new growth models, David Skilling says 2021 will see widespread public and private sector innovation - as well as more economic and political volatility
Siah Hwee Ang on the loitering pandemic, multilateral agreements to make a comeback, limping tourism and education, consumption picking up and changing, and the battles between the panda and the eagle
17th Jul 20, 2:53pm
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Siah Hwee Ang on the loitering pandemic, multilateral agreements to make a comeback, limping tourism and education, consumption picking up and changing, and the battles between the panda and the eagle
Benjamin Cohen suggests that escalating US leadership failures will further erode the greenback's global standing
19th May 20, 11:44am
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Benjamin Cohen suggests that escalating US leadership failures will further erode the greenback's global standing
Siah Hwee Ang on the inevitable slowdown of China's growing economy, what's planned for the 70th birthday, ASEAN economies to take off, multilateral agreements to be tested again and could bilateral agreements provide better solutions?
6th Dec 19, 10:00am
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Siah Hwee Ang on the inevitable slowdown of China's growing economy, what's planned for the 70th birthday, ASEAN economies to take off, multilateral agreements to be tested again and could bilateral agreements provide better solutions?
David Norman assesses the risk of contagion from an international recession and says Auckland is in an exceptionally strong economic position and it and New Zealand as a whole have some buffers that will help
24th Oct 19, 1:04pm
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David Norman assesses the risk of contagion from an international recession and says Auckland is in an exceptionally strong economic position and it and New Zealand as a whole have some buffers that will help
Paola Subacchi sees current US policies fragmenting the trade and financial system that has underpinned the global economy for decades. Now the stage could be set for a devastating conflict, she says
22nd Oct 19, 10:49am
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Paola Subacchi sees current US policies fragmenting the trade and financial system that has underpinned the global economy for decades. Now the stage could be set for a devastating conflict, she says
Infometrics' Brad Olsen on the Govt and data protection, Stats NZ's new branch, the local elections, whether the end really is in sight for the US-China trade war and meeting global meat demand
18th Oct 19, 10:00am
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Infometrics' Brad Olsen on the Govt and data protection, Stats NZ's new branch, the local elections, whether the end really is in sight for the US-China trade war and meeting global meat demand
Much of the West, as well as Asia, continues to assume the worst about China - a habit of mind that could have catastrophic consequences. As Albert Camus once wrote, “Mistaken ideas always end in bloodshed, but in every case it is someone else’s blood."
1st Oct 19, 9:51am
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Much of the West, as well as Asia, continues to assume the worst about China - a habit of mind that could have catastrophic consequences. As Albert Camus once wrote, “Mistaken ideas always end in bloodshed, but in every case it is someone else’s blood."
The US is pursuing a bipartisan containment strategy of China. Whether justified or not, the real problem is less the merits of the allegations leveled by US politicians than the incoherence of the Trump administration’s policies to address them
28th Aug 19, 10:33am
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The US is pursuing a bipartisan containment strategy of China. Whether justified or not, the real problem is less the merits of the allegations leveled by US politicians than the incoherence of the Trump administration’s policies to address them
Wool crushed by trade war tariffs. Kiwi traders watch for risks and opportunities from impending Brexit earthquake. Farmers face election risks. Potential polar weather extremes
22nd Aug 19, 9:19am
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Wool crushed by trade war tariffs. Kiwi traders watch for risks and opportunities from impending Brexit earthquake. Farmers face election risks. Potential polar weather extremes
Why should China bow to a US that treats it as an enemy? By treating international trade as a zero-sum game in which the US makes its own rules, the Americans have weakened the incentive for countries to engage in policy cooperation
11th Aug 19, 11:02am
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Why should China bow to a US that treats it as an enemy? By treating international trade as a zero-sum game in which the US makes its own rules, the Americans have weakened the incentive for countries to engage in policy cooperation
Despite seeming unlikely right now, ultimately both America and China might see some advantage in taking currency conflict off the table, in the hope of preventing wider damage to themselves and others
10th Aug 19, 12:35pm
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Despite seeming unlikely right now, ultimately both America and China might see some advantage in taking currency conflict off the table, in the hope of preventing wider damage to themselves and others
The trade war between the US and China holds special risks for New Zealand and the year-long dive in bond yields can be traced back to investor fears of where this is all headed
4th Aug 19, 11:59am
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The trade war between the US and China holds special risks for New Zealand and the year-long dive in bond yields can be traced back to investor fears of where this is all headed
If you think the Sino-American negotiations over trade, technology, and related issues appear to be back on, don't hold your breath. Beijing has settled in with a long term strategy
13th Jul 19, 9:31am
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If you think the Sino-American negotiations over trade, technology, and related issues appear to be back on, don't hold your breath. Beijing has settled in with a long term strategy
Despite the latest truce between the US and China, the world is in a dangerous phase of great-power competition. Smaller powers such as European and Pacific-Rim countries stand no chance of fair and open trade unless they form a united front
6th Jul 19, 10:41am
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Despite the latest truce between the US and China, the world is in a dangerous phase of great-power competition. Smaller powers such as European and Pacific-Rim countries stand no chance of fair and open trade unless they form a united front
Following through on its commitment for 'reform and opening up' requires China to find ways to manage escalating tensions with the US and avoid a costly – and potentially devastating – reconfiguration of the global economy
5th Jul 19, 10:16am
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Following through on its commitment for 'reform and opening up' requires China to find ways to manage escalating tensions with the US and avoid a costly – and potentially devastating – reconfiguration of the global economy
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr on why fiscal austerity is our greatest mistake, widening inequality - a problem for everyone, the rise of the angry voter and more
5th Jul 19, 10:00am
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Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr on why fiscal austerity is our greatest mistake, widening inequality - a problem for everyone, the rise of the angry voter and more
China's drive to escape the middle-income trap is a work-in-progress, one that comes as it navigates the trade challenges from the US - and one that may benefit New Zealand
30th May 19, 11:15am
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China's drive to escape the middle-income trap is a work-in-progress, one that comes as it navigates the trade challenges from the US - and one that may benefit New Zealand
The international agricultural trade weather forecast turns stormy with some gusts likely to affect New Zealand farmers. Long term financial risks are also on the horizon
29th May 19, 10:02am
The international agricultural trade weather forecast turns stormy with some gusts likely to affect New Zealand farmers. Long term financial risks are also on the horizon
More back-to-basics WMP limits dairy auction results. And with no CGT, water or fertiliser taxes ahead, eyes are out for stealthier options that may resurface
18th Apr 19, 8:53am
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More back-to-basics WMP limits dairy auction results. And with no CGT, water or fertiliser taxes ahead, eyes are out for stealthier options that may resurface
The Trump tariff wars may ensnare agriculture in a way to impact dairy products, just as some analysts see upside to farmgate payouts. DairyNZ tries to stay ahead
11th Apr 19, 9:53am
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The Trump tariff wars may ensnare agriculture in a way to impact dairy products, just as some analysts see upside to farmgate payouts. DairyNZ tries to stay ahead
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
14th 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
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
31st Jan 19, 9:31am
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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