Tony Alexander

Economic Commentaries

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Weekly Overview 29 September 2016

Thursday September 29th 2016

This week we discuss the way our export dependence upon agriculture retards long-term growth in NZ’s economy and incomes when compared with many other countries. The absence of any fear that our meat and dairy sectors will ever be relocated offshore directs attention toward deeper and deeper efforts to open new markets for the same old products rather than investing in new ones and owning the chains for distributing them globally.