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Business Re-engineering

Wednesday, 2 April 2008, 11:15 am | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The latest Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during March 2008, shows total sales in February 2008 increased 8.3% (export sales increased by 8.2% with domestic sales increasing 6.45%) on February 2007. More >>

Business Conditions Survey: Agenda for Change

Wednesday, 30 January 2008, 10:58 am | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The latest Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during January 2008, shows total sales in December 2007 increased 16.6% (export sales increased by 12% with domestic sales increasing 21.77%) on December ... More >>

Manufacturing: Look Behind The Numbers

Friday, 21 December 2007, 3:17 pm | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The latest Canterbury Manufacturers' Association (CMA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during December 2007, shows total sales in November 2007 increased 9.8% (export sales increased by 14.5% with domestic sales increasing 6.3%) on November ... More >>

Selling better for now

Tuesday, 4 December 2007, 10:58 am | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The latest Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) Survey of Business Conditions, completed during November 2007, shows total sales in October 2007 increased 8.09% (export sales dropped by 6.2% with domestic sales increasing 22.89%) on October 2006. More >>

One way or another you have to deal with it

Wednesday, 31 October 2007, 11:45 am | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The latest Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during October 2007, shows total sales in September 2007 decreased 9.5% (export sales dropped by 17.5% with domestic sales decreasing .6%) on September 2006. ... More >>

Head in the sand is not “OK”

Friday, 12 October 2007, 1:13 pm | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) says that recent comments around this month’s ‘Mainland Monitor’ demonstrate that few commentators understand or have the appropriate empathy with the problems facing Canterbury’s manufacturers ... More >>

Two economies means a lot of work to be done

Wednesday, 3 October 2007, 11:44 am | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The latest Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during September 2007, shows total sales in August 2007 increased just under 1.5% (export sales dropped by 6.8% with domestic sales increasing just over ... More >>

Survey of Business Conditions: two economy problem

Wednesday, 5 September 2007, 12:12 am | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The latest Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) Survey of Manufacturers completed during August 2007, shows total sales in July 2007 down by just under 3.9% (export sales dropped just below 2.5% with domestic sales down just over 5%) on July ... More >>

Sir Robertson Stewart

Tuesday, 14 August 2007, 9:41 am | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) says that Sir Robertson Stewart was a manufacturing pioneer who made a huge contribution to the Association and the development of manufacturing sector over many years More >>

Sir Angus Tait

Tuesday, 7 August 2007, 4:29 pm | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) says that the passing of Sir Angus Tait is a huge loss to the community and the manufacturing sector in New Zealand and around the world. More >>

Working longer, not smarter in the future?

Tuesday, 7 August 2007, 11:21 am | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The latest research from the Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) shows the long-term decline of manufacturing jobs, compared to all sectors of the economy, and an increasing number of people working longer hours or entering into part time ... More >>

Tiger by the tail

Tuesday, 31 July 2007, 12:49 am | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The latest Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) Survey of Manufacturers completed during July 2007, shows total sales in June 2007 increased just over 0.31% (export sales decreased 6.5% with domestic sales increasing by just over 5%) on June ... More >>

Why bother?

Thursday, 26 July 2007, 4:07 pm | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) says that cross rates are becoming a strategic issue for exporters, having ceased being tactical about a year ago, and for many firms, business models are changing. More >>

A Bridge too far...

Tuesday, 24 July 2007, 1:00 pm | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) is warning that the NZ Dollar will continue its upward momentum having broken through the USD.80 threshold and is calling on the Reserve Bank not to hike the OCR in this week’s monetary statement. More >>

Quitting in droves

Friday, 20 July 2007, 2:34 pm | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) has reiterated its call to the Reserve Bank for sharp, decisive movement regarding the OCR. More >>

The cycle continues

Wednesday, 18 July 2007, 10:25 am | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) says that it expects the New Zealand dollar to continue its upward trend towards the USD.80 threshold, irrespective of whether the RBNZ raises the OCR next week. More >>

Foreign Investment - The canaries in the coal mine

Thursday, 5 July 2007, 11:36 am | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association says that internationally owned companies will continue to push the trend of local factory closures and company relocations as they respond to New Zealand policy settings and chase better returns elsewhere, ... More >>

Going well, but not here

Tuesday, 3 July 2007, 10:56 am | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The latest Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) Survey of Manufacturers completed during June 2007, shows total sales in May 2007 increased just over 19.5% (export sales increased almost 21% with domestic sales increasing by just over 18%) ... More >>

Rebalancing the economy is more than a quick fix

Thursday, 21 June 2007, 5:26 pm | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) says that ring fencing losses on rental property investment should be discussed as part of a wider debate on how the tax system can rebalance the New Zealand economy, putting an end to the boom and ... More >>

Keep Talking - There Has To Be A Better Way

Monday, 18 June 2007, 4:29 pm | Canterbury Manufacturers Association

The CMA has welcomed the Reserve Bank's suggestion of a capital gains tax, saying it is important for NZ's economy that politicians no longer brush such suggestions under the carpet. More >>

 

 

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