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Chinese officials kick out EMTV, foreign media from APEC events – allow Beijing state media

By   /  November 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, China, Development, DJF, Economics, EMTV, Evening Report, Featured, Geopolitics, Human Rights, KB, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, scott waide, Trade, United States  /  Comments Off on Chinese officials kick out EMTV, foreign media from APEC events – allow Beijing state media

Some critics say that China’s latest behaviour toward foreign journalists casts doubt over its vow to treat neighbours with “respect”. Image: Natalie Whiting/ABC News/My Land, My Country By Scott Waide Papua New Guinea’s freedoms of speech, expression and access to information were challenged yesterday when Chinese officials barred both local and non-Chinese media from attending meetings at three Asia-Pacific […]

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Scott Waide: How China is several moves ahead in Port Moresby

By   /  November 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, China, Development, DJF, Economics, EMTV, Evening Report, Featured, Geopolitics, KB, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, scott waide, Trade, US  /  Comments Off on Scott Waide: How China is several moves ahead in Port Moresby

Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and Prime Minister of PNG Peter O’Neill shaking hands. Image: Solomon Kantha/My Land My Country COMMENTARY: By Scott Waide In November every year, the Papua New Guinean National budget usually takes centre stage. But not this year. This week, the 2019 budget came two days before the start of the biggest […]

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Chinese President Xi’s early PNG arrival upstages APEC rivals

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Asia Pacific Report, Development, Diplomacy, DJF, Evening Report, Featured, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Trade  /  Comments Off on Chinese President Xi’s early PNG arrival upstages APEC rivals

News headlines with the arrival of the Chinese president in Papua New Guinea for APEC. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Port Moresby last night to attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders summit and is poised to steal a march on rival world leaders. With the […]

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Annual trade deficit largest since January 2009 – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Overseas merchandise trade: September 2018

By   /  October 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Crude, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil Prices, Overseas trade indexes, Petroleum, Trade, Trade Deficit, Trade Statistics, Wholesale Trade Statistics  /  Comments Off on Annual trade deficit largest since January 2009 – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Overseas merchandise trade: September 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Annual trade deficit largest since January 2009 – 25 October 2018 Annual imports of fuels and crude oil rose sharply, driving the trade deficit to $5.2 billion for the September 2018 year, Stats NZ said today. This year’s trade deficit is the largest annual trade deficit since January 2009. The deficit widened […]

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Annual trade deficit largest since January 2009

By   /  October 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Business Confidence, Crude Oil Statistics, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics, Trade, Trade Deficit, Trade Statistics  /  Comments Off on Annual trade deficit largest since January 2009

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions 25 October 2018, 10:45am Annual imports of fuels and crude oil rose sharply, driving the trade deficit to $5.2 billion for the September 2018 year, Stats NZ said today. This year’s trade deficit is the largest annual trade deficit since January 2009. The deficit widened as imports, especially of fuels, crude oil, […]

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Correction to Goods and services trade by country: Year ended June 2018 – Stats NZ

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, FTA, Import Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Overseas Trips, Services Exports, Total Services Exports, Trade, Trade Statistics, Two Way Trade  /  Comments Off on Correction to Goods and services trade by country: Year ended June 2018 – Stats NZ

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Correction to Goods and services trade by country: Year ended June 2018 3 October 2018 Stats NZ has corrected Goods and services trade by country: Year ended June 2018 and its related news story Visitors boost trade surplus. The correction was a result of a processing error involving exports of travel services data. […]

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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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New Zealand Gross domestic product: June 2018 quarter – Data Sets and Analysis

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economic Statistics, Economics, GDP, Government Statistics, Gross Domestic Product, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics, Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Gross domestic product: June 2018 quarter – Data Sets and Analysis

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Gross domestic product (GDP) provides a snapshot of the performance of the economy. GDP is New Zealand’s official measure of economic growth. Download data Key facts New Zealand economy grew 1.0 percent in the June 2018 quarter. Broad-based growth, with 15 of 16 industries up. Agriculture, forestry, and fishing was up 4.1 […]

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Broad-based growth as GDP rises 1 percent in June quarter – 20 September 2018, 10:45am

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture Exports, Business Expansion, Commodity Exports, Dairy Cattle Statistics, Dairy Sector, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, GDP, Government Statistics, Gross Domestic Product, Import Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Statistics, Trade  /  Comments Off on Broad-based growth as GDP rises 1 percent in June quarter – 20 September 2018, 10:45am

Gross domestic product (GDP) rose 1.0 percent in the June 2018 quarter, up from 0.5 percent last quarter, Stats NZ said today. This is the largest quarterly rise in two years. Growth was broad-based, with 15 of 16 industries recording higher production. Mining was the only industry to decline, reflecting one-off factors. “Once again service […]

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Fruit exports boost wholesale trade in June quarter – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Wholesale trade survey: June 2018 quarter

By   /  September 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Commodity Exports, Crops, Economic Statistics, Economics, farming, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Produce Statistics, Producer Output Prices, Trade, Trade Surplus, Wholesale Trade Statistics  /  Comments Off on Fruit exports boost wholesale trade in June quarter – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Wholesale trade survey: June 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Fruit exports boost wholesale trade in June quarter – 7 September 2018 Fruit exports drove wholesale trade sales up in the June 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. The seasonally adjusted total sales value for wholesale trade rose 2.6 percent in the June 2018 quarter, following a modest 0.3 percent rise in the […]

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Higher dairy export prices boost terms of trade – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Overseas trade indexes (prices and volumes): June 2018 quarter (provisional)

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, Beef Exports, Business Confidence, Crude Oil Statistics, Dairy Cattle Statistics, Dairy Sector, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, Lamb Exports, Meat and Dairy Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil Prices, Overseas Merchandise Trade, Overseas trade indexes, Pacific,, Produce Statistics, Producer Output Prices, Statistics, Terms of Trade, Trade, Trade Statistics, Trade Surplus, Two Way Trade, Wholesale Trade Statistics  /  Comments Off on Higher dairy export prices boost terms of trade – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Overseas trade indexes (prices and volumes): June 2018 quarter (provisional)

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Higher dairy export prices boost terms of trade – 3 September 2018 Export prices increasing more than import prices in the June 2018 quarter led to a 0.6 percent rise in the terms of trade, Stats NZ said today. Terms of trade measures the purchasing power of New Zealand’s exports abroad and is […]

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High Level Political Forum on sustainable development – New Zealand statement

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Trade  /  Comments Off on High Level Political Forum on sustainable development – New Zealand statement

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Statement delivered by Craig J. Hawke, Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the United Nations, 20 July 2018 Thank you, Mr President. In 2018, as we increasingly live with the impacts of climate change, achieving truly sustainable development is the challenge of our times. The space […]

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Public Meeting on New Zealand’s Interests in Antarctica

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Trade  /  Comments Off on Public Meeting on New Zealand’s Interests in Antarctica

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Have your say about how we express New Zealand’s interests in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. Date:  Wednesday, 25 July Time:  4.00pm-5.30pm Venue:  Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Level 12, HSBC Tower, 195 Lambton Quay New Zealand has significant and enduring strategic interests in Antarctica […]

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New futures for New Zealand’s development cooperation in an SDG world

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Trade  /  Comments Off on New futures for New Zealand’s development cooperation in an SDG world

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Remarks by Deputy Secretary Pacific and Development Group Jonathan Kings at event hosted by New Zealand Aid and Development Dialogues at Victoria University, Wellington, 5 July 2018 Let me first thank the organisers for today.  We welcome these opportunities and I acknowledge the New Zealand Aid […]

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New Zealand humanitarian assistance for the Rohingya crisis and Myanmar Humanitarian Fund

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand humanitarian assistance for the Rohingya crisis and Myanmar Humanitarian Fund

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand is providing a further $4 million in humanitarian assistance to those affected by recent violence in Myanmar, including Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Cox’s Bazar currently hosts the world’s largest refugee population with approximately 700,000 people having crossed the border into Bangladesh since […]

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