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Manufacturing at risk as trade rivals boost investment — study

Gavin Evans
Wed, 03 Mar 2021

Gavin Evans
Wed, 03 Mar 2021
New Zealand manufacturing risks falling behind as other countries ramp up schemes to automate more of their industry and encourage greater investment in low-carbon technologies, the Wood Processors and Manufacturers Association says.Countries including Australia, Singapore and South Korea have used their covid response to initiate or accelerate strategic plans to expand their manufacturing sectors, association chair Brian Stanley said. Many other developed economies have also significantly increased funding for low-emissions research and develo...

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