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Foreign Minister to visit Nordic countries

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters is travelling to Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland over the next week. Read more »

Wood, paper exports on the agenda for China FTA

Article – BusinessDesk

March 29 (BusinessDesk) – Improving access to China for exports of New Zealand wood and paper products are among key areas of focus for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in her talks in Beijing next Monday. Read more »

Why NZ must get rid of ISDS now

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

Australias costs for tobacco case it won show why NZ must get rid of ISDS now Read more »

Further steps to combat tax evasion

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Revenue Minister Stuart Nash has announced New Zealand is expanding its global ability to combat tax evasion by joining forces with authorities in 30 countries and jurisdictions. Read more »

Visit to strengthen trade links with Mexico

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker heads to Mexico this weekend for a series of meetings aimed at strengthening trade links with the Latin American nation. Read more »

Commerce Commission v Viagogo: Injunction denied

Press Release – New Zealand High Court

[1] Viagogo AG is a Swiss company that operates a ticket reselling website in New Zealand, In 2018, the Commerce Commission received more complaints about Viagogo than any other trader, and by some considerable margin. To date, more … Read more »

Trade minister to meet Australian counterpart

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker flies to Australia tomorrow to meet his counterpart, Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham. Read more »

NZ Joins Breakaway Push for WTO E-Commerce Rules

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

NZ Joins Breakaway Push for WTO E-Commerce Rules that Protect Google etc from Regulation New Zealand has joined a breakaway group of around 70 countries who affirmed their intention to launch plurilateral negotiations on electronic commerce at the World … Read more »

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 »

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