TPP countries gang up on US, talk ‘TPP-minus-1’

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Leaders of Asia-Pacific countries gathering in the Peruvian capital, Lima, for an annual summit are talking up the potential to complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade and investment agreement “minus one”: the … Read more »

Malaysia-NZ FTA review welcomed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

18 November 2016 Media Statement Malaysia-NZ FTA review welcomed Trade Minister Todd McClay and Malaysian Minister of International Trade and Industry YB Dato Sri Mustapa Mohamed met at APEC in Lima today to conclude the first General Review of … Read more »

Once ‘Bad’ Russia is Now ‘Good’ as PM Flip Flops Again

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

The Prime Ministers numerous flip flops, inside and outside of Parliament, and on the diplomatic circuit is hindering rather than helping New Zealands trade agreements. Read more »

McClay to Peru for APEC meeting

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay travels to Peru today to attend the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial Meeting in Lima where he expects to hold talks on RCEP, FTAAP and TPP. Read more »

TPP Act Sends Important Signal – Business Leaders

Press Release – International Business Forum

Business leaders have welcomed the passage of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Implementation Act in the New Zealand Parliament. Read more »

Govt passes TPPA Bill under the shadow of the quakes

Press Release – ActionStation

The TPPA Amendment Bill has passed its Third and final reading today despite the majority of New Zealanders not wanting it. Read more »

TPP Bill passes Third Reading

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the third reading of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Amendment Bill in Parliament today. Read more »

Government pressing ahead with the TPP Ratification – Why?

Press Release – TPP Free Wellington

The New Zealand Government presses ahead with the TPP Amendment Bill in the face of overwhelming public opposition. Read more »

Era of trade liberalisation “over” in the West

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 13 (BusinessDesk) – A generation of trade liberalisation as we know it is over, says Shashi Tharoor, a leading Indian political and international figure, visiting New Zealand today. Read more »

Q+A: Tim Groser

Press Release – TVNZ

Bloody shame if TPP doesnt go ahead says Tim Groser New Zealand isnt in some type of trade crisis if the TPP doesnt go ahead says New Zealands Ambassador to the United States Tim Groser. What Id say to New Zealanders is if TPP doesnt … Read more »

NZ, Israel close to signing bilateral innovation agreement

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 11 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand and Israel are close to signing an innovation agreement that would lead to joint research and development. Read more »

Trump election means TPP demise likely but not certain

Press Release – Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network

The election of Donald Trump as the next President of the US makes the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) less likely but does not guarantee the deal is dead, Convener of the Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network Dr Patricia Ranald said today. Read more »

Protest NZ – Israel trade summit Friday Nov 11

Press Release – Palestine Solidarity Network

No business with Israel while the Occupation is business as usual – protest NZ- Israel trade summit Friday Nov 11 Read more »

Key concedes TPPA is dead for now

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

Key concedes TPPA is dead for now, needs to withdraw implementing legislation While opponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) will welcome its likely demise, we would prefer our governments had rejected the deal as bad for their peoples. … Read more »

Masterton Factory Another Victim of NZ’s Excessive Globalism

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

The death of Masterton factory Sliderite can be laid at the door of successive NZ governments, says New Zealand First Deputy Leader Ron Mark Read more »

NZ Trade Mission to India Recognises STAAH

Press Release – STAAH

John Key, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, has recently completed a trade mission to India, accompanied by his wife Bronagh Key. Read more »

Key Reveals He’ll Sell Us Out for TPPA

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Prime Minister John Key has revealed he is ready and only too willing to sell this country out to get the TPPA through, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Warning on TPPA to voters

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First warned today that pro-TPPA politicians will revive the Trans Pacific deal if voted in next year. Read more »

Q+A: Little’s Position on the TPP Wrong: Mike Moore

Press Release – TVNZ

Littles Position on the TPP Wrong: Mike Moore Former Labour leader and ex-ambassador to the US, Mike Moore, says while he doesnt want to criticise current Labour leader Andrew Little, but he disagrees with Mr Littles opposition to the TPP agreement. … Read more »

Reinvigoration of NZ-Australia SEM agenda

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Todd McClay Minister of Trade 28 October 2016 Media Statement Reinvigoration of NZ-Australia SEM agenda Trade Minister Todd McClay says New Zealand and Australia have outlined a series of initiatives and agreed a process to reinvigorate the New … Read more »

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