The economy, as measured by gross domestic product (GDP), grew 0.6 percent in the
December 2017 quarter, Stats NZ said today. Growth was driven by increases in the
service industries but was tempered by falls in the primary sector.
Helping international innovators connect, collaborate and undertake R&D in NZ
Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods has today formally launched
the Innovative Partnership programme which aims to attract future-focused international ...
New Zealand's seasonally adjusted current account deficit widened to $2.0 billion
in the December 2017 quarter, Stats NZ said today. The $407 million increase in the
deficit was mainly driven by New Zealand importing aircraft and other transport equipment, ...
March 15 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell a quarter US cent after news
New Zealand's economy grew at a slower-than-expected pace in the fourth quarter and
economists now expect near-term growth to remain subdued.
The Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said that the latest Gross
Domestic Product (GDP) figures out today showed economic anxiety from some business
leaders is a political response, rather than one grounded in evidence.
14 March 2018 Megan Woods should stop re-announcing R&D programmes Science and
innovation Minister Megan Woods should stop re-announcing the previous Government’s
R&D programmes and come up with some of her own, National Party Science and Innovation ...
March 15 (BusinessDesk) - Canterbury’s manufacturers are frustrated that the on-again,
off-again Lyttelton port strike is causing delays in receiving crucial materials,
and pushing freight costs up because of the need to transport goods to and from other ...
Mediation between the the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) and Lyttelton
Port was unsuccessful today due to employer intransigence and the workers will reluctantly
resume strike action from midnight Tuesday 20 March.