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Brexit Expert Visits New Zealand

Press Release – NZ Institute of International Affairs

One of Britains leading commentators on Brexit and British politics will be in New Zealand at the end of January to talk about what Brexit means for the UK and for New Zealand. Read more »

New campaign for a 21th century trade agenda

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

The website, launched today, heralds a new forward-looking campaign for a progressive 21st century trade agenda. Read more »

Multiple hits to China-NZ relationship

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 21 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s relationship with China is rapidly deteriorating as the country is swept up in what long-time trade and foreign policy adviser Charles Finny describes as a “new Cold War” caused by the Western alliance pushback … Read more »

India trade deal a valuable prize

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 3 (BusinessDesk) – India could become a major export market for fruit and vegetable growers if progress could be achieved on reducing tariffs on New Zealand goods, the Horticulture Export Authority says. Read more »

Global Dairy Associations Call on G20 Leaders to Support WTO

Press Release – Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand

The Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) has joined with counterpart dairy associations in Argentina, Australia, Europe, the United States and Uruguay in a call for G20 leaders to reject trade-distorting actions and intensify efforts … Read more »

GCSB declines Spark’s proposal to use Huawei 5G equipment

Press Release – Spark

Spark New Zealand recently notified the Director-General of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB), in accordance with the requirements of the Telecommunications (Interception Capability and Security) Act 2013 (TICSA), of its proposed approach … Read more »

NZ consults on a new free trade agreement with the UK

Press Release – British High Commission

The government of New Zealand is seeking views about a free trade agreement with the UK and on Friday 23 November issued a call for written submissions. International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox has welcomed the step, which will help to ensure that … Read more »

IP Predators Target Kiwi Businesses Overseas

Press Release – Delta Insurance

Kiwi businesses can no longer afford to ignore intellectual property (IP) assets while drawing up their risk management strategy. Thats the key finding of a review of IP risk management by kiwi company Delta Insurance, Protecting Your Competitive … Read more »

Joint Statement by Sebastián Piñera and Jacinda Ardern

Press Release – New Zealand Government

At the invitation of the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Chile, Sebastin Piera, undertook a State Visit to New Zealand on 19 November 2018. Read more »

The Nation: Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker

Press Release – The Nation

Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker says New Zealand is trying to position itself as the bridge between the United States and China. We have a bit of a reputation for the honest broker, and its times like this that we should draw upon that reputation. Read more »

NZ deepens connections with Peru at APEC Leaders’ Week

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today signed an air services agreement with his Peruvian counterpart, Nstor Popolizio, at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders Week in Port Moresby. Read more »

Stalled upgrade to Singapore free trade deal

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 15 (BusinessDesk) – Strained relations between New Zealand and Singapore appear to be mending with the announcement that a stalled upgrade to a free trade agreement between the two countries is going ahead. Read more »

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