Trade

NZIER estimates 130,000 jobs will be created over the next two years, with the unemployment rate dropping to 5.2 per cent by early 2017, from 5.8 per cent currently Photo / NZ Herald

Economic growth tipped at 3pc

The economy is expected to grow at about 3 per cent a year out to 2017, driving jobs growth and reducing unemployment, says…

 
US Trade Representative Michael Froman (left) with Japanese Economy Minister Akira Amari in Tokyo. Photo / AP

US, Japan trade reps talk TPP

The US and Japan need further work to resolve differences on autos and farm exports that are hindering progress towards…