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Exports sales boosted in July - 4 September

Friday, 4 September 2015, 11:44 am | NZMEA

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during August 2015, shows total sales in July 2015 increased 2.48% (year on year export sales increased by 4.70% with domestic sales ... More >>

Sales bounce back but still in the red

Friday, 7 August 2015, 10:15 am | NZMEA

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during July 2015, shows total sales in June 2015 decreased 6.42% (year on year export sales decreased by 11.49% with domestic sales decreasing ... More >>

Immigration changes a good step, but growth strategy needed

Monday, 27 July 2015, 3:05 pm | NZMEA

The Government’s immigration changes to encourage more skills and entrepreneurs to the regions is a good step forward and will help address regional skill shortages. However, a wider regional growth strategy is needed to bring new life and sustainable ... More >>

Keep the interest rate cuts coming - 16 July

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 2:53 pm | NZMEA

Today’s inflation release by Statistics New Zealand showed a Consumer Price Index (CPI) increase of 0.3% annually and 0.4% on last quarter; inflation continues to come in at well below the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s (RBNZ) target band of 1% ... More >>

Manufacturing sales make a turn in May

Friday, 3 July 2015, 11:15 am | NZMEA

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during June 2015, shows total sales in May 2015 decreased 9.13% (year on year export sales decreased by 7.59% with domestic sales decreasing ... More >>

Manufacturers and exporters welcome interest rate cut

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 2:23 pm | NZMEA

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) cut the OCR today to 3.25%, reflecting low inflation, weakening demand, low commodity prices and a high exchange rate. This is welcome news for manufacturers and exporters, as it will help to bring New Zealand's ... More >>

Growth continues in April - 5 June

Friday, 5 June 2015, 10:11 am | NZMEA

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during May 2015, shows total sales in April 2015 increased 14.08% (year on year export sales increased by 17.06% with domestic sales increasing ... More >>

A return to growth in March - 8 May

Friday, 8 May 2015, 1:33 pm | NZMEA

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during April 2015, shows total sales in March 2015 increased 22.38% (year on year export sales increased by 26.63% with domestic sales ... More >>

NZMEA appoints new Chief Executive

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 10:18 am | NZMEA

Dieter Adam, a senior executive with experience in a broad range of international and national commercial and scientific organisations, has been appointed Chief Executive of the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA). More >>

RBNZ right to suggest tax changes for housing

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 3:52 pm | NZMEA

In a speech today, Reserve Bank of New Zealand Deputy Governor Grant Spencer suggested fresh consideration is needed on policy to address the tax-preferred status of housing, particularly for investors. We support this call to correct tax imbalances which ... More >>

Broader R&D strategy needed

Monday, 30 March 2015, 2:20 pm | NZMEA

The Research and Development Survey released last week by Statistics New Zealand showed some good news but falling R&D expenditure as a proportion of GDP is of concern – a broader R&D strategy is needed from Government to improve this, ... More >>

Currency damages exporters

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 12:21 pm | NZMEA

The high New Zealand Dollar continues to hurt our exporters and import competing producers; continued high levels are not sustainable, say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA). More >>

Good start to 2015

Friday, 6 March 2015, 10:53 am | NZMEA

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during February 2015, shows total sales in January 2015 increased 10.29% (year on year export sales increased by 11.61% with domestic ... More >>

Exports fall after positive trend

Monday, 9 February 2015, 10:53 am | NZMEA

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during January 2015, shows total sales in December 2014 increased 0.02% (year on year export sales decreased by 7.88% with domestic ... More >>

LVR speed limits important

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 10:48 am | NZMEA

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) announced yesterday that LVR lending restrictions on banks would remain unchanged for now. This is important for keeping pressure off the OCR - the interplay of this and other macro-prudential tools should always be ... More >>

Low inflation takes pressure off OCR

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 4:19 pm | NZMEA

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) today held the OCR at 3.5%, as the lower than expected inflation backdrop means the OCR can be held for longer, and even cut in the future, say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA). More >>

NZMEA Survey - Sales improve

Friday, 4 July 2014, 10:17 am | NZMEA

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during June 2014, shows total sales in May 2014 increased 12.14% (year on year export sales increased by 23.42% with domestic sales increasing ... More >>

Manufacturing Matters to New Zealand - 17 April

Saturday, 19 April 2014, 3:13 pm | NZMEA

The Labour Party announcement today recognises the simple truth that the manufacturing sector really matters to New Zealand’s economy as a whole, based on the part manufacturing plays in the growth of the added value element in the tradable sector, driving the ... More >>

Comment on Labour Policy Announcement by NZMEA President

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 3:49 pm | NZMEA

“This policy release from the Labour Party is so important that if it becomes government policy it would define a shift in New Zealand’s culture,” says Brian Willoughby President of the NZMEA and Managing Director of Plinius Audio and Contex ... More >>

Better, but currency a worry

Friday, 4 April 2014, 10:25 am | NZMEA

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during March 2014, shows total sales in February 2014 increased 9.16% (year on year export sales increased by 14.87% with domestic sales ... More >>

 

 

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