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Maori are amongst the biggest beneficiaries of TPP

  • 5 Feb 2016
  • Media Release

In the lead up to Waitangi celebrations and the signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership in New Zealand this week, much is being made of Maori opposition to the TPP...

Business supports TPP

  • 2 Feb 2016
  • Media Release

Business and export groups have written to the Prime Minister in support of the Trans Pacific Partnership.

business & society, economy & tax

Trade consensus may be over

  • 29 Jan 2016
  • Media Release

ExportNZ is concerned that the consensus between the main political parties on trade may be over.

business & society, economy & tax

Ending on a high note – PMI

  • 21 Jan 2016
  • Media Release

New Zealand's manufacturing sector recorded its highest month of expansion for 2015, The sector has now been in continued expansion since October 2012.

economy & tax, manufacturing

On a High – PSI

  • 14 Dec 2015
  • Media Release

Activity in New Zealand’s services sector rose to its highest level since November 2007, according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI).

business & society, economy & tax

Steady state

  • 11 Dec 2015
  • Media Release

New Zealand's manufacturing sector remained in a steady state of expansion. The seasonally adjusted PMI for November was 54.7, 1.5 points higher than October.

economy & tax, manufacturing

New BusinessNZ Chief Executive

  • 27 Nov 2015
  • Media Release

The BusinessNZ Council has appointed Kirk Hope as new Chief Executive of BusinessNZ.

B20 calls for structural reforms

  • 17 Nov 2015
  • Media Release

Addressing the G20 heads of state and government in Antalya, Turkey yesterday Phil O’ Reilly called for structural reforms for dynamic and inclusive labour markets.

In the groove – PSI

  • 16 Nov 2015
  • Media Release

Despite a softer result in October, activity in New Zealand’s services sector continued to show expansion, according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI).

business & society, economy & tax

Offshore Boost – PMI

  • 12 Nov 2015
  • Media Release

New Zealand's manufacturing sector continued its expansionary path for October. The seasonally adjusted PMI for October was 53.3, although this was 1.7 points lower than September, the level of expansion...

economy & tax, manufacturing

BusinessNZ goes carbon neutral

  • 6 Nov 2015
  • Media Release

New Zealand’s largest business advocacy body, BusinessNZ, is now certified as carbon neutral.

Sizzling September – PSI

  • 19 Oct 2015
  • Media Release

Activity in New Zealand’s services sector continued its upwards momentum, according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI)

business & society, economy & tax

Steady operator – PMI

  • 15 Oct 2015
  • Media Release

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector experienced an increase in expansion during September, with a seasonally adjusted PMI for September at 55.4

economy & tax, manufacturing

New report on NZ’s energy future to 2050 highlights future choices

  • 14 Oct 2015
  • Media Release

The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) today launches a new report - New Zealand Energy Scenarios: Navigating energy futures to 2050 – which outlines two different scenarios of what New Zealand’s...

Business Commends the OECD and G20 on the Delivery of the 2015 BEPS Package

  • 7 Oct 2015
  • Media Release

“The BEPS project needed to happen, and the OECD and G20 should be congratulated both for their hard work and for achieving high-level consensus across many issues”, said BIAC Tax...

BusinessNZ says TPP a good deal for New Zealand

  • 6 Oct 2015
  • Media Release

BusinessNZ is congratulating Trade Minister Tim Groser and Chief Negotiator David Walker on getting the best deal possible for New Zealand in the Trans Pacific Partnership.

New Zealand ‘16th most competitive’ nation

  • 1 Oct 2015
  • Media Release

New Zealand is the 16th most competitive country in the world, according to this year’s Global Competitiveness Index*.

Exporters - better profitability and orders but barriers remain

  • 29 Sep 2015
  • Media Release

Exporters are feeling confident, expecting increasing profitability and rising orders in the next twelve months.

The economy – balancing act

  • 29 Sep 2015
  • Media Release

Economic growth has taken a hit but is still likely to remain at around 2 percent per year, according to the September 2015 quarter.

ACC funding transparency supported

  • 22 Sep 2015
  • Media Release

BusinessNZ says the removal of ACC residual levies will be a welcome step towards a more transparent ACC.