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Review of Changes to Immigration Policy Welcome

Monday, 24 July 2017, 11:53 am | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

24 July - We are pleased to hear that the Government is planning to review incoming immigration changes with a specific focus on how they will affect the regions. Effectively addressing skills shortages in manufacturing and other sectors needs to remain a ... More >>

Budget 2017: Some positive moves but ...

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 3:39 pm | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Budget 2017 announced today contains some positive measures in the areas of income support and infrastructure, but largely misses the mark in providing real support towards manufacturers and exporters, say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters ... More >>

Domestic Sales Improve While Exports Continue Downward

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 12:28 pm | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during November 2016, shows total sales in October 2016 decreased 6.81% (year on year export sales decreased by 20.72% with domestic ... More >>

Upper South Island Earthquake Response

Monday, 14 November 2016, 12:38 pm | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the earthquake that hit the upper South Island and Wellington region today. We have been reaching out to our manufacturing members and offer our support if there is anything we can do to help them in this ... More >>

Mayoral Debate Lacks Focus on Industry and Jobs

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 1:30 pm | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Today’s Auckland mayoralty debate covered a range of issues, but completely missed any discussion on Auckland’s productive industry, jobs and wealth creation, say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA). More >>

Signs of Challenges for Exporters

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 10:54 am | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during August 2016, shows total sales in July 2016 decreased 15.27% (year on year export sales decreased by 20.48% with domestic sales ... More >>

Overvalued Exchange Rate Matters

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 1:36 pm | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The New Zealand dollar remains overvalued and has risen close to the TWI 15 month high experienced last month, following comments from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand yesterday lowering expectations of significant OCR cuts. The effect of our high and ... More >>

New Lending Limits a Good Call

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 1:05 pm | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Manufacturers and exporters welcome the Reserve bank of New Zealand’s (RBNZ) proposed expansion of existing Loan to Value Ratios (LVR) today – this should give them more freedom to address continued low inflation and an exchange rate that remains ... More >>

Manufactured exports take off - confidence boosted

Monday, 11 April 2016, 11:03 am | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during March 2016, shows total sales in February 2016 increased 64.29% (year on year export sales increased by 74.42% with domestic sales ... More >>

NZMEA Survey: Room for RBNZ to cut rates

Monday, 7 March 2016, 11:07 am | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during February 2016, shows total sales in January 2016 decreased 18.58% (year on year export sales decreased by 25.06% with domestic ... More >>

Confidence takes a hit

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 1:54 pm | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during March 2015, shows total sales in February 2015 decreased 18.20% (year on year export sales decreased by 27.06% with domestic sales ... More >>

John Walley bids farewell to NZMEA

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 11:51 am | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Chief Executive John Walley officially retires from his position at the end of March, after 16 years in the role. NZMEA President Tom Thomson presented John with a Life Membership of the ... More >>

Low inflation allows for OCR cut

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 3:45 pm | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Today’s CPI release by Statistics NZ showed low inflation pressure, with a fall of 0.2% in the December quarter and a rise of 0.8% for the year ended December. This low inflation means the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) could cut the OCR to support ... More >>

Export growth falls, but still positive

Friday, 5 December 2014, 11:14 am | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during November 2014, shows total sales in October 2014 decreased 4.61% (year on year export sales increased by 1.11% with domestic ... More >>

Expectations better than experience

Monday, 10 November 2014, 10:54 am | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during October 2014, shows total sales in September 2014 decreased 4.08% (year on year export sales increased by 13.54% with domestic ... More >>

RBNZ more than talk

Friday, 3 October 2014, 12:46 pm | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions, completed during September 2014, shows total sales in August 2014 decreased 1.01% (year on year export sales increased by 14.1% with domestic ... More >>

Tom Thomson elected as NZMEA President

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 9:36 am | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Tom Thomson, Managing Director of EPL (Elastomer Products Ltd), has been elected President of the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) at the Association’s 135th AGM. Tom takes over from Brian Willoughby who completes his ... More >>

RBNZ right to hold OCR - 11 September

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 11:10 am | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) announced today the OCR would remain unchanged at 3.5%. This will be welcomed by manufacturers and exporters, as an increase at this point would add further upwards pressure to our persistently overvalued currency, ... More >>

Domestic sales fall, exports stay positive

Friday, 29 August 2014, 11:35 am | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Domestic sales fall, exports stay positive - 29 August For results tables and historical data click here . More >>

Mixed signals, strong sales - 8 August

Friday, 8 August 2014, 10:29 am | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during July 2014, shows total sales in June 2014 increased 28.38% (year on year export sales increased by 30.45% with domestic sales increasing ... More >>

 

 

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