Sheep & beef profits decline
New Zealand sheep and beef farm profits are expected to decline in the coming year as higher spending outweighs a lift in revenue from the products they sell.T
NZ’s trade opportunity with India
It’s the fastest-growing major economy in the world, so why does India remain a relatively minor figure among NZ’s trade partners?
What ‘Belt and Road’ could mean for NZ
Victoria University of Wellington’s Jason Young looks at the leading role NZ could play in China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
NZ’s terms of trade lifts 0.6% in June quarter
New Zealand’s merchandise trade rose in the June quarter, bolstered by stronger dairy and record meat prices, but fell short of expectations.
Fonterra cuts 2019 forecast payout
Fonterra Cooperative Group has cut its forecast payout to farmers by 25 cents per kilogram of milk solids. The world’s biggest dairy exporter lowered its forecast farmgate milk price to $6.75/kgMS from $7/kgMS.
Tackling the trends behind Trump
British economist Philippe Legrain on how to overcome “the politics of pessimism” - and why Kiwi businesses should hire refugees.
EU diplomat hails NZ’s ‘exceptional year’
European Union and NZ to cooperate more closely on security and in the Pacific, after high-profile visit.
Ardern’s plan to boost business confidence
PM marks return to Parliament with launch of trade agenda, saying the Government must rebuild Kiwis’ faith in trade.