Posts Tagged ‘Debt’

After the boom comes the pinch Comments 0

Friday, May 16th, 2014

It’s tough to picture the future if you’re a New Zealander under 30. Your first home has never been more out of reach, if you want to live in one of the main centres – not that we have much of a choice, because high rates of unemployment and thousands of dollars of student debt Read more

Pacific nations’ growing indebtedness Comments 0

Friday, April 15th, 2011

The Lowy institute has expressed concern about the Pacific nations’ growing indebtedness. The report surveys Pacific states for a breakdown of the aid and loans they have received from China. It states that China’s aid to Pacific nations over five years totals just over $NZ800 million. The bulk of China’s aid is through soft loans Read more