The Green/Labour bloc manufactured a manufacturing crisis and on Monday thy released their “report” in the matter. It was more of a strategic withdrawal after figures and statistics proved they had manufactured the crisis and that manufacturing is in fact on the rise.
Another report also pours scorn on the Green/Labour bloc’s manufactured crisis.
Another survey has dented claims by Opposition political parties that New Zealand’s exporting manufacturing industries are in a state of crisis.
Labour leader David Shearer and economic development spokesman David Clark were hot on the case yesterday, claiming the Government had its head buried when it came to the state of the manufacturing industries.
However, the annual DHL Export Barometer – which canvassed 277 firms in the manufacturing, agriculture, tourism and professional services sectors – found 59% of companies were confident export orders would increase in the next 12 months, up from the record low of 51% in last year’s survey.
Fifty-four percent of exporters were expecting profitability to rise over the same period, despite the strong currency. Read more »