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Government Decision to allow dumping gets balance wrong

  • 28 Aug 2015
  • Media Release

BusinessNZ is disappointed the Government has failed to heed submissions and is allowing goods to be dumped in NZ if it is deemed to be in the "public interest", via...

In the zone – PSI

  • 17 Aug 2015
  • Media Release

The Performance of Services Index maintained a solid growth pulse in July. It all suggests a decent start to the third quarter of the year for a big chunk of...

business & society, economy & tax

Positive frame of mind – PMI

  • 13 Aug 2015
  • Media Release

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector had a seasonally adjusted PMI for July at 53.5. Although this was 1.6 points lower than June, it was still the second highest result for the...

economy & tax, manufacturing

David Caygill to chair BusinessNZ Energy Council

  • 31 Jul 2015
  • Media Release

Former Finance Minister Hon David Caygill is to Chair the BusinessNZ Energy Council.

Better regulation for economic growth

  • 28 Jul 2015
  • Media Release

Plans to improve New Zealand’s laws and regulations have been welcomed by BusinessNZ.

New safety bill more practical

  • 24 Jul 2015
  • Media Release

New legislation for health and safety is being made more practical, says BusinessNZ.

ACC transparency strongly supported

  • 23 Jul 2015
  • Media Release

More transparent management of ACC levies is strongly supported, says BusinessNZ.

Humming along – PSI

  • 20 Jul 2015
  • Media Release

New Zealand’s services sector held its own in June as activity remained at a healthy level of expansion, with a seasonally adjusted PSI for June at 58.2

business & society, economy & tax

Tax suggestion constructive

  • 17 Jul 2015
  • Media Release

BusinessNZ says Labour’s proposal for provisional tax is a constructive step.

economy & tax

Expansion reigns – PMI

  • 16 Jul 2015
  • Media Release

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector experienced an increase in expansion during June, with a seasonally adjusted PMI for June at 55.2

economy & tax, manufacturing

Zero hours proposals look workable

  • 12 Jul 2015
  • Media Release

BusinessNZ says the Government's proposals for zero hours contracts look workable.

employment relations

Emissions target challenging but achievable

  • 7 Jul 2015
  • Media Release

New Zealand's new target for emissions reduction is challenging but achievable with collective effort says BusinessNZ.

environment

BIAC guidelines for multinational enterprises

  • 1 Jul 2015
  • Media Release

Guide to good practice

international

Two young Kiwis chosen to become Future Energy Leaders

  • 30 Jun 2015
  • Media Release

The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) is pleased to announce two young New Zealanders are on their way to becoming the next generation of energy leaders, capable of solving the world’s...

energy & infrastructure

The economy – down a gear as risks remain

  • 28 Jun 2015
  • Media Release

New Zealand’s economic fundamentals are pointing in the right direction but growth is slowing, according to the BusinessNZ Planning Forecast for the June 2015 quarter

economy & tax, export & trade

Exporters support TPP move forward

  • 25 Jun 2015
  • Media Release

ExportNZ says the vote by the US legislature to move forward with the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement will be welcomed by New Zealand exporters.

export & trade

TPP momentum good for New Zealand

  • 25 Jun 2015
  • Media Release

New momentum towards the Trans Pacific Partnership is good news for New Zealand, says BusinessNZ.

economy & tax, export & trade, international

Unlocking land for development

  • 17 Jun 2015
  • Media Release

The Productivity Commission’s report Using land for housing provides workable recommendations, says BusinessNZ.

economy & tax, energy & infrastructure

Scaling the heights – PSI

  • 15 Jun 2015
  • Media Release

New Zealand’s services sector showed further expansion in May as key indices continued to scale the heights, with a seasonally adjusted PSI for May at 58.0.

business & society, economy & tax

BIAC and B20 Turkey call for strengthening the financing of SMEs in global value chains

  • 15 Jun 2015
  • Media Release

BIAC and B20 Turkey have released a publication halfway through the Turkish G20 Presidency entitled Business Access to Global Value Chains and Financing SMEs.

international