25 May 2017
Budget 2017 announced today contains some positive measures in the areas of income support and infrastructure, but largely misses the mark in providing real...
11 May 2017
Debt to Income caps (DTI) have been highlighted in a recent IMF report as an important measure to build resilience in our banks and housing market to protect...
21 March 2017
The need to create an effective education system that can provide much needed skills to facilitate growth and innovation in high-value activities, such as...
8 February 2017
The exchange rate hit a two year high on the Trade Weighted Index (TWI) last week.
3 February 2017
In the 3 months to December, export sales decreased an average of 1.4%, and domestic sales increased 11.7% on average.
13 December 2016
Today we have learnt of the sale of Sistema Plastics to US multinational Newell Brands, in addition to the recent sale of Compac Sorting Equipment
7 December 2016
In the three months to October, export sales decreased an average of 7.0%, and domestic sales increased 13.9% on average.
2 December 2016
Manufacturers continue to face additional freight costs, as well as delays and disruptions to supply chains, with the road and rail closures following the...
15 November 2016
Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the earthquake that hit the upper South Island and Wellington region today
9 November 2016
It is very unfortunate to hear of the proposed closure of manufacturer General Cable in Christchurch, with the loss of up to 170 quality jobs
7 November 2016
In the 3 months to September, export sales decreased an average of 7.0%, and domestic sales increased 5.2% on average.