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OECD & Productivity Commission Report: The Missing Link

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 3:35 pm | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Today, the Productivity Commission published its final report on the Tertiary Sector. At the same time, the OECD Environmental Performance Review of New Zealand strongly highlighted the need for a fundamental change in our approach to building wealth ... More >>

Slow Start to 2017

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 11:03 am | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions, completed during February 2017, shows total sales in January 2017 decreased 2.49% (year on year export sales decreased by 3.86% with domestic ... More >>

Ending on a High Note

Friday, 3 February 2017, 12:14 pm | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during January 2017, shows total sales in December 2016 increased 7.23% (year on year export sales increased by 10.01% with domestic ... More >>

We Need a Freight Solution

Friday, 2 December 2016, 1:36 pm | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Manufacturers continue to face additional freight costs, as well as delays and disruptions to supply chains, with the road and rail closures following the Kaikoura Earthquake, say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA). More >>

Right Move in the Wrong Direction

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 1:22 pm | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The Government is right to make adjustments to our immigration system in response to high numbers causing housing and infrastructure pressures. However, the focus on skilled migrants may add pressure on manufacturers and exporters who are already ... More >>

Financial Risks and Currency Need Continued Focus

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 1:44 pm | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Looking towards the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s (RBNZ) OCR decisiontomorrow, the exchange rate remains at a level that is putting a lot of pressure on manufacturers and exporters. Building financial stability issues, here and abroad also present ... More >>

More than talk from RBNZ

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 2:47 pm | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) announced yesterday that they had intervened in the currency markets during August, selling a net NZ$521m. Manufacturers and exporters will generally be pleased to see some action on the currency that has been such a ... More >>

Castalia Manufacturing Report Welcome

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 2:47 pm | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The recent report “ New Zealand Manufacturing Sector: Its Dynamics and Competitiveness ” completed by Castalia has some good analysis and reiterates the importance of manufacturing to the New Zealand economy, say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters ... More >>

No OCR change from RBNZ

Friday, 31 January 2014, 1:13 pm | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Yesterday the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) announced the OCR would remain unchanged at 2.5%. This supports manufacturers and exporters, an increase at this point would add further upwards pressure to our already overvalued currency say the New Zealand ... More >>

Wait and see on the OCR - NZMEA

Friday, 24 January 2014, 10:33 am | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Although this week's inflation numbers were slightly above expectations, it is still too early for the Reserve Bank of New Zealand to increase the OCR without yet more collateral damage to the manufacturing and exporting sector, say the New Zealand ... More >>

Reserve Bank right to change Loan to Value Ratio rules

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 2:06 pm | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Today the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) announced changes to the Loan to Value Ratio (LVR) speed limits, removing the restriction against new residential builds. This is a sensible concession, reducing some of the political pressure on the LVR ... More >>

Exports show some improvement - 6 December

Friday, 6 December 2013, 10:20 am | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during November 2013, shows total sales in October 2013 increased 14.82% (export sales increased by 36.52% with domestic sales decreasing ... More >>

NZMEA supports Wiki New Zealand

Monday, 2 September 2013, 9:56 am | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

We are happy to officially announce our support and sponsorship for Wiki New Zealand, say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA). NZMEA Chief Executive John Walley says, “Wiki New Zealand is a charitable organisation which ... More >>

Manufacturing employment falls

Thursday, 8 August 2013, 2:25 pm | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The latest Statistics New Zealand Household Labour Force Survey shows an increase in the unemployment rate to 6.4%, as well as a significant decrease in the number of people employed in manufacturing, say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters ... More >>

NZMEA Survey: Cloud or silver lining? - 5 August

Monday, 5 August 2013, 1:18 pm | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during July 2013, shows total sales in June 2013 decreased 29.48% (export sales decreased by 16.21% with domestic sales decreasing 39.3%) on ... More >>

Manufacturing Inquiry - Act or Deny

Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 3:11 pm | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Monday’s release of the report from the Inquiry into Manufacturing sets out a clear, achievable path for improvement in the manufacturing sector in New Zealand, say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA). More >>

Active Central Banks

Wednesday, 8 May 2013, 4:30 pm | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) has admitted to intervening in currency markets responding to the appreciation of our currency, say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA). More >>

Scorn or Debate – what NZ Power might mean?

Friday, 3 May 2013, 11:54 am | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Since the release of the NZ Power proposal there has not been a solid, logical debate about what NZ Power might mean, and the current problems inherent in the electricity market say New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA). More >>

NZ Power Ticks the Boxes

Friday, 19 April 2013, 4:14 pm | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The NZ Power announcement proposes changes and regulation in the electricity market that are a positive move towards addressing long standing issues in our electricity market after the Bradford reforms in 1998, say the New Zealand Manufacturers and ... More >>

High dollar - who cares?

Friday, 12 April 2013, 1:52 pm | NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

This week the New Zealand dollar reached post float highs on the TWI due to strong appreciations against both the Yen and US Dollar. These trends are very threatening for exporters say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA). More >>

 

 

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