Remaining TPP Members Must Not Miss The Bus On China

Press Release – Trans Tasman

INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS – After US President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the TPP trade deal, the other 11 countries pursuing it decided to forge ahead on their own. But an editorial in The Main Report Business Alert says it is another Superpower … Read more »

Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties Bill passes

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A bill that introduces a new public interest test into the anti-dumping regime has passed its final reading, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean announced today. Read more »

Canadian minister exposes National’s political spin

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

Prime Minister Bill English and Trade Minister Todd McClay are spinning the outcome of Sundays meeting of the eleven remaining countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement in Hanoi for short-term electoral purposes, according to University of … Read more »

TPP11 demonstrate unity in Vietnam

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay has welcomed a joint statement from the TPP 11 countries saying it shows unity between the 11 and important next steps for the agreement. This outcome was better than we might have hoped for. It demonstrates a commitment … Read more »

Trans-Pacific Partnership joint ministerial statement

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Ha Noi, Viet Nam Ministers and Vice Ministers from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore and Viet Nam met today to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the margins of the Asia-Pacific … Read more »

Q+A: Prime Minister Bill English

Press Release – TVNZ

Prime Minister Bill English told Q+As Corin Dann that New Zealanders shouldnt be too concerned about whats happening politically in the United States. But hour by hour following it would distract, I think, the government from our critical … Read more »

NZ setting the scene for US to demand more in TPPA

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

NZ setting the scene for US to demand more in TPPA The hype leading into the meeting of ministers from the eleven remaining Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement countries in Hanoi today assumes they can bring the US back to the fold by implementing the … Read more »

New Zealand First must put up or shut up on TPP II

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

New Zealand First’s opposition to TPP II shows why we cannot risk giving Winston Peters the balance of power, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

International Health Community Rejects TPP Revival

Press Release – Public Health Association

International Health Community Rejects TPP Revival in Open Letter to Trade Ministers meeting in Hanoi Read more »

The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Bill English

Press Release – The Nation

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Bill English Headlines: Prime Minister Bill English has made his strongest criticisms yet of Donald Trump and says the US Government needs to bring its focus back from what its President is doing, to economic growth … Read more »

McClay attends regional trade meetings in Hanoi

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay has arrived in Vietnam for the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting of Trade Ministers, where he will also co-chair a meeting on the next steps for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The meeting follows a … Read more »

Rugby World Cup will open trade doors with Japan

Press Release – NZTech

Rugby World Cup will open trade doors with Japan May 19, 2017 The build up to the 2019 Rugby World Cup presents a huge opportunity for any New Zealand tech firms considering the Japanese market as the passion for the All Blacks is huge in Japan, NZTech chief … Read more »

Let’s embrace free trade and a renewed TPP

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

ACT stands behind the Governments pursuit of a renewed Trans Pacific Partnership, says ACT Leader David Seymour. This action continues New Zealands modern tradition as a flagbearer of free trade and openness to the world. Read more »

New Zealand – Japan Summit Meeting Joint Press Release

Press Release – New Zealand Government

1. Prime Minister of New Zealand the Right Honourable Bill English and Prime Minister of Japan His Excellency Shinzo Abe held a productive meeting in Tokyo on 17th May 2017. The two leaders reiterated the Strategic Cooperative Partnership between New … Read more »

PM meets with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Bill English and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reiterated their commitment to the Trans-Pacific-Partnership (TPP) in a meeting in Tokyo today. Read more »

Trans Tasman’s Political Pulse – 18 May, 2017

Press Release – Trans Tasman

Raising The TPP From The Grave INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS – Prime Minister Bill Englishs trip to Japan this week is intended to find an alternative path to lock in some of the gains once promised by the Trans-Pacic Partnership trade deal. Read more »

English Hoodwinked into Early TPPA

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 18 MAY 2017 English Hoodwinked into Early TPPA Read more »

Nowhere for Labour to hide on TPPA in election year

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

As Prime Minister Bill English heads off to Japan with trade minister Todd McClay in their quest to revive the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) minus the USA, the silence from Labour is deafening, Auckland University law professor … Read more »

PHARMAC budget increase welcome news for Pharma

Press Release – Dr George Laking

Trade Minister Todd McClay has said, correctly, that the legislation implementing the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) will not come into force unless and until the agreement does. On its face, the governments move today to ratify the … Read more »

Speech: Peters – Parliamentary Delegation dinner

Speech – New Zealand First Party

Speech at dinner in honour of Parliamentary Delegation of Maharashtra Legislature Langham Hotel, Auckland 7pm, Saturday, May 13, 2017 Exciting possibilities for both countries Welcome to the delegates of Maharashtra Legislature. Thank you for the … Read more »

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