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F&P Healthcare overturns ResMed court action in Germany

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:00:45 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 2 (BusinessDesk) - Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, which is battling rival ResMed over intellectual property for face and nasal masks, has succeeded in overturning the second of two preliminary injunctions against it in Germany, allowing the company ...More >>

Work begins on new 570-home subdivision at Orewa

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 13:17:49 +1300 | Changda International NZ

Auckland, 2 December 2016: Groundworks for Sunny Heights, a $420 million, 570-home development at Orewa, have commenced. Developer Changda International NZ hosted a ground-breaking ceremony on site today, attended by CEO of Ngati Manuhiri Mook Hohneck, ...More >>

Business delegation to look at opportunities in Iran

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 11:03:04 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay leads a senior-level business delegation on New Zealand’s first trade mission to Tehran in twelve years, today. More >>

South Island Wool Sale Eases

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:37:49 +1300 | New Zealand Wool Services International

New Zealand Wool Services International ltd’s CEO, Mr John Dawson reports that the 4700 bales on offer saw a 74 percent clearance with mixed results, however all prices paid locally are still above last weeks North Island auction levels.More >>

NZ terms of trade fall 1.8% in third quarter

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:05:01 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 1 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's terms of trade fell in the third quarter, reflecting a decline in the value, price and volume of exports. Dairy, meat and forestry shipments led the drop.More >>

$8M in upgrades to venues across Asia Pacific

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:56:28 +1300 | Cliftons

Australian owned event and conference venue provider Cliftons, invests over $8M in upgrades to venues across Asia Pacific. More >>

New Zealand businesses share Brexit views

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:24:50 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay today published a summary of what New Zealand businesses think about Brexit and the impact they believe it could have on trade with the United Kingdom – New Zealand’s fifth largest trading partner.More >>

Prices fall for New Zealand's key exports

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:05:44 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

Export goods prices fell for dairy, meat, and forestry in the September quarter, leaving the terms of trade lower, Statistics NZ said today. More >>

National slow to learn new trade lessons post TPPA

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:45:59 +1300 | Green Party

Yesterday, the Minister for Trade misused economic data in order to try to make the case for more so-called ‘trade agreements’ like the TPPA which are actually deregulatory straitjackets in disguise.More >>

Sealegs margin boost counters soft Australia, Europe sales

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:06:09 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Sealegs, the amphibious vehicle maker, says increased margins have helped counter soft sales in Australia and Europe. More >>

Lamb exports worth $2.5bn from a higher lambing percentage

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:15:58 +1300 | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) Lamb Crop 2016 report says the average lambing percentage across the country was up 2.1 percentage points – a remarkable performance given the challenges of the previous season.More >>

RCEP must not be another TPP, say civil society groups

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:59:51 +1300 | AFTINET

The failed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) should not be used as a model for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)*, 316 civil society organisations from across the Asia Pacific have warned as the sixteenth round of negotiations begin ...More >>

Non-tariff barriers - A hidden brake on NZ economic growth

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:31:09 +1300 | International Business Forum

Excessive red tape, glacial bureaucratic processes and arbitrary new rules in overseas markets are a big – and costly – part of the trade picture for Kiwi exporters of agriculture, food and other products say the NZ International Business Forum (NZIBF) ...More >>

Non-Tariff-Barrier research welcomed

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:44:45 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the release of two studies which shed new light on the cost and impact of unnecessary red tape and arbitrary trade rules on New Zealand’s exports.More >>

Working with industry to secure 2017 Marlborough vintage

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:52:26 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy are working with the Marlborough wine industry to respond to the challenges of the November 14 earthquake and assist with the 2017 vintage.More >>

Makhlouf: Globalism Over Protectionism

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:44:15 +1300 | New Zealand Treasury

Speech delivered at the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA) Conference in Wellington by the Secretary to the Treasury, Gabriel Makhlouf, 29 November 2016. More >>

Industry plans for Vintage 2017 after Kaikoura Earthquake

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:50:37 +1300 | New Zealand Winegrowers

The New Zealand wine industry is busy planning for the up-coming vintage after taking into account the impact of the recent Kaikoura earthquake. More >>

Murray McCully: Speech to NZIIA Annual Conference

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:30:54 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Ladies and Gentlemen In my eight years as serving as Foreign Minister I can’t think of a more interesting time to be addressing this group. More >>

Italy and NZ commit to doubling two-way trade

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:26:25 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Italian Deputy Minister for Economic Development, Ivan Scalfarotto, and New Zealand Minister of Trade, Todd McClay, have jointly hosted a business event in Milan today committing to doubling two-way trade between the two countries. More >>

OECD multilateral instrument to counter BEPS

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:30:32 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Revenue Minister Michael Woodhouse today welcomed the release of the OECD’s new multilateral instrument – the latest step in the global fight against base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS). More >>


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