7-minute read (14-minute watch)
Today we’re going to talk about the price breakdown if you want to import one cubic metre standard pallet of goods from China to New Zealand.
This is the most commonly asked question, so I’m delighted to finally break it down for you.
8-minute read (16-minute watch)
Max: Today we’re talking about “Three things I know about my business partner, but his wife doesn’t.” And I think I should clarify some very important things straightaway. I’m not married. Alex is not married either. So we don’t live double lives. Do you Alex?
3-minute read (3-minute listen)
Newscaster: Well, self-driving cars, and driverless trucks, also airliners that fly on autopilot. They’ll soon be commonplace. What about crewless container ships though? Well, they’re just over the horizon, as it were. Eric Frykberg plots their course.
Eric Frykberg: Coming soon to a port near you, the crewless ship with a skipperless bridge nosing itself towards a wharf to unload its cargo. One or two people might be needed to keep an eye on the computers, but they won’t necessarily be on the vessel.
6-minute read (8-minute listen)
Mark: Greg Harford is from Retail New Zealand . He joins us now. Hey, are you all doomed to put up the shutters and close up?
Greg Harford: Well, we represent the retail sector including some online retailers.
1-minute read (20-minute watch)
Today my guest is Dr. Peter Stoeveken co-founder of Stoeveken Cosmetics Ltd who will share his tips for NZ Importers & Entrepreneurs.
They are NZ importers of 100% natural and certified organic beauty care products from Germany.
6-minute read (9-minute listen)
The boom in global trade was caused by a simple steel box. Shipping goods around the world was – for many centuries – expensive, risky and time-consuming.
But, as Tim Harford explains, 60 years ago the trucking entrepreneur Malcolm McLean changed all that by selling the idea of container shipping to the US military.
3-minute read (6-minute listen)
Guyon Espiner: New Zealand First is suggesting to move the Ports of Auckland to Northland. This has been met with some scepticism, particularly from the National Party. We had Simon Bridges on the program a little earlier.
Part of securing export orders is making sure you can deliver. Many Kiwi exporters have underestimated the volume opportunity they encounter overseas. Similar issues arise for NZ importers.
Trading rules and regulations vary from country to country and import legislation can be both complicated and confusing.
Finance is obviously fundamental when exporting & importing: you want to be paid quickly and without complications . Here are some factors to cover.