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Govt review risks widening FDI gap with Australia

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government is creating more uncertainty for foreign investors with another review of the Overseas Investment Act, a move that may see New Zealand fall further behind Australia in attracting capital, Nationals Finance spokesperson Amy Adams says. Read more »

Dairy product prices descend, led by whole milk powder

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 17 (BusinessDesk) – Dairy product prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade auction as whole milk powder slid amid the prospect of increased supply. Read more »

Stronger-than-expected inflation could spur a rethink

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 16 (BusinessDesk) – The Reserve Bank may have to rethink its rate cut option after higher-than-expected third quarter inflation pushed the annual number to just below the mid-point of its target range. Read more »

Auditor-General’s Annual report 2017/18 published

Press Release – Office of the Auditor-General

The Auditor-Generals Annual report 2017/18 was presented to the House of Representatives today. In this report we describe the Offices work in 2017/18, and give an update on progress against our strategic intentions and the public sector outcomes we seek … Read more »

NZ 3Q inflation higher than expected but driven by one-offs

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Higher-than-expected third-quarter inflation is unlikely to take rate cuts off the table as it was largely driven by higher petrol prices, something the Reserve Bank has said it will look through. Read more »

Govt’s Commerce Amendment Bill an Invitation to Corruption

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Governments Introduction of Market Studies via the Commerce Amendment Bill is a sad day for both the Government and the National Party, according to ACT leader David Seymour. Read more »

Green Party welcomes review of Overseas Investment

Press Release – Green Party

Green Party welcomes review of Overseas Investment, will push for protection of water and Mori cultural values Read more »

Fuel tax, low dollar, bad policies hike living costs

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Figures today show a falling New Zealand dollar, rising fuel prices and bad Government policies are driving up the cost of living for Kiwi families, National Finance spokesperson Amy Adams says. Read more »

Petrol pushes annual inflation to 1.9 percent

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) increased 1.9 percent in the September 2018 year, driven by higher petrol prices, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Next phase in rewrite of Overseas Investment rules

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government is launching the second chapter in its rewrite of the Overseas Investment Act to ensure investments are consistent with New Zealands national interest. Read more »

NZ primary sector exports seen rising 2.5% to $43.8B

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 15 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealands primary industry export revenue is forecast to reach $43.8 billion for the year to June 2019, an increase of 2.5 percent on the prior year, according to the Ministry for Primary Industries’ latest Situation and … Read more »

September 2018 Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

Media Release: September 2018 Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries New Zealands primary industry export revenue is forecast to reach $43.8 billion for the year to June 2019, an increase of 2.5 percent from 2018. The Ministry for Primary Industries … Read more »

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