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Port Strike Causing Major Disruption for Manufacturers

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 3:14 pm | The Manufacturers' Network

The current industrial action by workers at the Lyttelton Port is starting to effect Canterbury manufacturers, who are facing delays and increased cost for the freight of goods and inputs. More >>

Manufacturing shows solid growth to end 2017

Friday, 9 March 2018, 10:43 am | The Manufacturers' Network

Manufacturing showed solid growth in the December quarter of 2017, with total manufacturing improving 1.8% on December 2016, while manufacturing excluding meat and dairy saw an impressive 3.2% growth on the December 2016 quarter. More >>

The time is right for economic development scenario planning

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 10:38 am | The Manufacturers' Network

“A concerted Government effort to strengthen the export capability of the country’s manufacturing sector is urgently needed to compensate for the likely impact of climate change on the agricultural sector,” says Mr Dieter Adam, CE of The Manufacturers’ ... More >>

Appointment of Adrian Orr to RBNZ a signal for change?

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 10:40 am | The Manufacturers' Network

The appointment of Adrian Orr to be the new Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) appears to be a good move by the Minister of Finance. To be really effective, however, Mr Orr will need to take seriously the issue of our sustained overvalued ... More >>

Large challenges remain to grow high value manufacturing

Monday, 13 November 2017, 3:58 pm | The Manufacturers' Network

Recent changes to the TPP agreement, now called CPTPP, appear to be a step forward, particularly with the potential removal of some of the more controversial parts, such as Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) clauses. Yet, we need to remind ... More >>

NZMEA Launches its New Name: The Manufacturers' Network

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 5:29 pm | The Manufacturers' Network

The NZMEA signals an even stronger focus on supporting globally competitive manufacturers with the launch of a new name: THE MANUFACTURERS’ NETWORK More >>


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