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Two-way trade tops $160 billion for the first time – Stats NZ Information Release: Goods and services trade by country: Year ended September 2018

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, China, China-New Zealand FTA, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, exports, Free Trade Agreement, FTA, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics, Terms of Trade, Trade, Trade Statistics, Trade Weighted Index, TWI, Two Way Trade, Wholesale Trade Statistics  /  Comments Off on Two-way trade tops $160 billion for the first time – Stats NZ Information Release: Goods and services trade by country: Year ended September 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Two-way trade tops $160 billion for the first time – 4 December 2018 Increased exports and imports helped push New Zealand’s two-way trade of goods and services to $160.7 billion for the year ended September 2018, up $16.7 billion from the year ended September 2017, Stats NZ said today. Two-way trade, which measures […]

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Monthly goods imports from China rise a record $430 million – Stats NZ Information Release: Overseas merchandise trade: October 2018

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, China, China-New Zealand FTA, Commodity Exports, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Dairy Sector, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, exports, farming, Forestry Sector, Free Trade Agreement, FTA, Horticulture Exports, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, Information and Communication Technology, Information Technology, Internet Technology, KB, Lamb Exports, Manufacturing Statistics, Meat and Dairy Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Peoples Republic of China, Polynesia, Produce Statistics, Producer Output Prices, Retail Spending, Sales Values, Statistics, Technology Sector, Telecommunications, Trade, Trade Deficit, Trade Statistics, Two Way Trade, Vegetables, Wholesale Trade Statistics  /  Comments Off on Monthly goods imports from China rise a record $430 million – Stats NZ Information Release: Overseas merchandise trade: October 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Monthly goods imports from China rise a record $430 million – 27 November 2018 Goods imports from China were up $430 million, reaching $1.5 billion in October 2018, Stats NZ said today. This is the largest dollar value increase for monthly Chinese imports on record. China is New Zealand’s largest trading partner. It […]

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Monthly imports top $6 billion for first time – Stats NZ Information Release: Overseas merchandise trade: October 2018

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, China, China-New Zealand FTA, Consumer News, Crude, Crude Oil Statistics, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Free Trade Agreement, FTA, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil Prices, Pacific,, Peoples Republic of China, Petroleum, Polynesia, Statistics, Trade, Trade Statistics, Two Way Trade  /  Comments Off on Monthly imports top $6 billion for first time – Stats NZ Information Release: Overseas merchandise trade: October 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Monthly imports top $6 billion for first time – 27 November 2018 Monthly imports hit a record $6.2 billion in October 2018, Stats NZ said today. This is the first time imports have hit $6 billion. The previous high was in September 2018. “The value of goods imports has been at a generally […]

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Rights violations, censorship threatens EU-Vietnam deal, says watchdog

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Censorship, Cyber-censorship, Dissent, Evening Report, Free trade, Free Trade Agreement, Gender, Human Rights, Human rights defenders, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, peaceful protest, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, vietnam  /  Comments Off on Rights violations, censorship threatens EU-Vietnam deal, says watchdog

Vietnam’s human rights record could jeopardise an upcoming free trade deal with the European Union, according to Human Rights Watch. Asia-Pacific Journalism’s Jessica Marshall reports. A global human rights watchdog claims that Vietnam’s human rights record could jeopardise a free trade deal with the European Union. A warning letter by Human Rights Watch, dated September […]

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New Zealand Data – Overseas merchandise trade: August 2018

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, Beef Exports, Commodity Exports, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Consumer Price Index, Crude Oil Statistics, Dairy Cattle Statistics, Dairy Sector, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, farming, Food Price Index, Forestry Sector, Free Trade Agreement, FTA, Government Statistics, Horticulture Exports, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, Lamb Exports, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil Prices, Overseas Merchandise Trade, Overseas trade indexes, Petroleum, Produce Statistics, Producer Output Prices, Statistics, Terms of Trade, Trade, Trade Deficit, Trade Statistics, Two Way Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Data – Overseas merchandise trade: August 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions 26 September 2018, 10:45am Overseas merchandise trade statistics provide information on imports and exports of merchandise goods between New Zealand and other countries. Key facts This release refers to trade in goods only. August 2018 monthly values are actual and compared with August 2017. Goods exports rose $366 million (9.9 percent) to […]

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New Zealand Data – Balance of payments and international investment position: Year ended 31 March 2018

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, Beef Exports, Commodity Exports, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Crude Oil Statistics, Dairy Cattle Statistics, Dairy Sector, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, Free Trade Agreement, FTA, Government Statistics, Horticulture Exports, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, Lamb Exports, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil Prices, Overseas Merchandise Trade, Overseas trade indexes, Produce Statistics, Producer Output Prices, Statistics, Terms of Trade, Trade, Trade Deficit, Trade Statistics, Two Way Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Data – Balance of payments and international investment position: Year ended 31 March 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions 26 September 2018, 10:45am Balance of payments records the value of the country’s transactions with the rest of the world. It shows changes in financial claims on, and liabilities to, the rest of the world. International investment position is a snapshot of the country’s financial assets and liabilities. Key facts At 31 […]

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Statistics New Zealand – Monthly trade deficit widest on record

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, Beef Exports, Commodity Exports, Consumer Goods Statistics, Crude Oil Statistics, Dairy Cattle Statistics, Dairy Sector, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, Forestry Sector, Free Trade Agreement, FTA, Government Statistics, Horticulture Exports, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, Lamb Exports, Meat and Dairy Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil Prices, Overseas trade indexes, Produce Statistics, Producer Output Prices, Statistics, Terms of Trade, Trade, Trade Deficit, Trade Statistics, Two Way Trade  /  Comments Off on Statistics New Zealand – Monthly trade deficit widest on record

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions 26 September 2018, 10:45am A rise in goods imports to near record levels in August 2018 has contributed to the largest-ever monthly goods trade deficit, Stats NZ said today. The trade deficit in August 2018 was $1.5 billion (37 percent of exports). The average monthly deficit in August over the last five […]

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Free trade backers are simply out of touch

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Barry Coates, chartered accountants, Economy, Work, & Welfare, exports, Fair trade, Free trade, Free Trade Agreement, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, TPP, TPPA, Trade  /  Comments Off on Free trade backers are simply out of touch

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Free trade backers are simply out of touch Are the backers of free trade out of touch with public opinion? This was the question asked when the Chartered Accountants launched their Future of Trade study. I was astonished by the answer in a room of […]

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Re-think trade deals for a fair and clean economy

By   /  January 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Barry Coates, Climate Change, Donald Trump, Economy, Work, & Welfare, EU, Fair trade, Free trade, Free Trade Agreement, Green Party, NBR, Opposition News, Politics, Sierra Club, TISA, TPP, TPPA, Trade, trade agreements, Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, TTIP, USA  /  Comments Off on Re-think trade deals for a fair and clean economy

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Re-think trade deals for a fair and clean economy Donald Trump didn’t kill the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), popular opinion did. Trump – and Hillary Clinton for that matter – wouldn’t have campaigned against the TPPA if they didn’t think that would align them with […]

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Barry Coates’ speech on the final reading of the TPPA Amendment Bill

By   /  November 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Barry Coates, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Free Trade Agreement, Green Party, interception, Justice & Democracy, Opposition News, Parliament, Politics, Speech, The Issues, TISA, TPP, TPPA, Trade, trade agreement  /  Comments Off on Barry Coates’ speech on the final reading of the TPPA Amendment Bill

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Barry Coates’ speech on the final reading of the TPPA Amendment Bill Barry Coates’ speech on the final reading of the TPPA Amendment Bill, 10 November 2016. Tēnā koe, Mr Assistant Speaker. I rise to talk on the third reading of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement […]

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