NZ Sends Symathy To Taiwan
"The thoughts of New Zealanders are with the people of
Taiwan as they come to terms with the impact of yesterday's
destructive earthquake," the Prime Minister Jenny Shipley
"New Zealand, like Taiwan, is vulnerable to
earthquakes, so we feel a special symapthy for those who are
suffering and who have lost loved ones.
"I know that all
New Zealanders want to express their empathy to the people
of Taiwan at this terrible time," the Prime Minister
"We will ensure that this sympathy is conveyed to
Chinese Taipei representatives," she
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Commerce Commission: Retail Fuel "Not As Competitive As It Could Be"
The Commission has outlined some options it considers could improve competition. There are two broad sets of options it thinks may have the potential to help create a competitive wholesale market. These are:
• Greater contractual freedom to make it easier for resellers to switch between suppliers; and
• Enabling wider participation in the majors’ joint infrastructure, notably the shared terminals and supporting logistics involved in their borrow-and-loan system.
Further options, including improving the transparency of premium petrol prices, are discussed in the draft report. More>>