Dr Norman and the bogus manufacturing figures revisited
Any future finance minister who argues – as both David Parker and Russel Norman do – that New Zealand's food processing sector is somehow not valid is operating with an extraordinary degree of ideological blindness.
Rob Hosking Thu, 13 Jun 2013
Well, it seems we have an explanation for where Green Party co-leader got his “40,000 jobs lost in manufacturing” claim.
It is not a good explanation, but at least it is one.
The claim, made in a press release after the release of the latest manufacturing data on Monday, caused no little
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