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“Trade For All” consultation lacks credibility

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

Trade For All consultation lacks credibility while negotiations on old model continue The Trade for All consultation announced by the Prime Minister today is predictably underwhelming and lacks credibility, says University of Auckland … Read more »

Trade for All won’t fix low business confidence

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Governments Trade for All agenda is simply a rehash of Nationals work on trade and wont make up for plummeting business confidence caused by the Governments anti-growth policies, Nationals Trade spokesperson Todd McClay … Read more »

Modernising our trade policy with Trade for All

Press Release – New Zealand Government

This Government is today launching its Trade for All agenda and inviting New Zealanders to have their say on what matters to them on trade policy and in trade agreements. Read more »

NZ ambassador to US won’t extend three-year term

Press Release – RNZ

The New Zealand ambassador to the United States Tim Groser will not be extending his term, Foreign Minister Winston Peters says. Read more »

Q+A: Corin Dann interviews US Ambassador Scott Brown

Press Release – TVNZ

1. On the US steel tariffs and New Zealand: Read more »

Trade Ministers Meet for CER Talks

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon Steven Ciobo MP and New Zealand Minister for Trade and Export Growth, Hon David Parker, have met in Auckland to strengthen trans-Tasman economic links under the Australia-New Zealand Closer … Read more »

Acting PM Peters upbeat about progress on US trade

Article – BusinessDesk

July 24 (BusinessDesk) – Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters welcomed a green light from the US Congress making it easier for New Zealanders seeking to trade or invest in the world’s biggest economy. Read more »

Singapore becomes third nation to ratify CPTPP

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Singapore has notified New Zealand it has completed its domestic procedures to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Read more »

UK launch of public consultations on a FTA welcomed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The United Kingdoms decision to launch public consultations on a Free Trade Agreement with New Zealand has been welcomed by Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker. Read more »

Q+A: Sir Lockwood Smith interviewed by Corin Dann

Press Release – TVNZ

Sir Lockwood Smith: Soft Brexit not the answer for the UK Former New Zealand High Commissioner to the UK Sir Lockwood Smith says Britain needs to seize an opportunity to strike a meaningful post-Brexit trade deal with the EU. Read more »

Interim report on origin of food bill

Press Release – Primary Production Committee

The Primary Production Committee has today published its interim report on the Consumers Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Bill. The report was presented to provide an update on the proposed recommendations for amendment to the bill and seek feedback … Read more »

Japan, world’s third largest economy, ratifies CPTPP

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker has welcomed Japans early ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Read more »

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