The Commission reached its first birthday in April, and we are looking back on a hectic but rewarding first year. We feel we have made a promising start with two inquiries now finished and two more underway. Read our quick update on work to date and what’s coming down the line.
The New Zealand Productivity Commission has released its findings into international freight services and says although the sector is performing well, there is scope for improvement, which would help lift New Zealand’s living standards.
A report released today by the Productivity Commission on housing affordability in New Zealand has identified a range of factors the Commission says are getting in the way of affordable housing for Kiwis.
The New Zealand and Australian Productivity Commissions have been asked to jointly study the options for further reforms that would increase economic integration and improve economic outcomes. A final report from the study is due to be submitted to both governments in December 2012.