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New Zealand avocados step closer to China

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:15:49 +1300 | NZ Avacado

New Zealand is a significant step closer towards supplying fresh avocados to Chinese consumers and opening up access to a brand new market for our growers, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and New Zealand Avocado announced today. A series of ...More >>

International Award for Juicies

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:56:58 +1300 | Tasman Bay Food Group

The Nelson Tasman company behind popular Kiwi brand Juicies has scored an international award, taking out the New Zealand-Taiwan Business Excellence Award in Taipei last night.More >>

UPDATE: Pushpay plans for US listing, capital raising

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:55:19 +1300 | BusinessDesk

(Updates with detail of US stock exchange plans in paras 1 and 4, updates share price) More >>

New Zealand Māori Tourism rolls out the red carpet

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:49:31 +1300 | NZ Maori Tourism

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Genoapay plans Australian expansion, mulls US push

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:43:55 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Genoapay, whose payment platform is available in 210 merchant stores around the country and upwards of 60 independent automotive, dental, veterinary, and hair and beauty stores, is planning to expand into Australia early next year ...More >>

Trade Minister accepts open letter against TPPA-11

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:57:34 +1300 | Joint Press Release

Today Trade Minister David Parker accepted an open letter calling for full and transparent public consultation before committing to the TPPA-11. More >>

Regional Series: Trump, Kim, and the nuclear codes

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:09:20 +1300 | North Asia CAPE

Directly following a thought-provoking inaugural seminar on New Zealand-China trade relations, the North Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPE) will this month host a regional series focusing on some of the more pressing issues facing North ...More >>

Deer velvet joint venture aims for a “world-first”

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:49:36 +1300 | Deer Industry NZ

The NZ deer industry has agreed to support one of South Korea’s largest pharmaceutical companies in its plans to develop and market a product with proven health benefits based on NZ deer velvet. More >>

CPTPP Important to Maintain Competitiveness

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:25:57 +1300 | Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand

The Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) is welcoming the progress made towards realisation of a TPP agreement (now referred to as CPTPP). More >>

Green Party statement on TPPA

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:00:09 +1300 | Green Party

The Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand maintains its strong opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). More >>

TPP agreement safeguards New Zealand’s export sector

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:10:58 +1300 | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers congratulates Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and the coalition government for recognising the importance of free trade to New Zealand. More >>

Gordon Campbell on the TPP outcome, and the Hobbit law

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:55:53 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

W hen even Justin Trudeau seems willing to abandon you by the wayside, you know you’re in trouble. Yet somehow the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal has come lurching back from the dead – and as predicted in this column last week, the member ...More >>

Confidence increases as Kiwi exporters widen the net

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:15:02 +1300 | Business NZ

Auckland, 13 November, 2017: The 2017 ExportNZ DHL Export Barometer released today shows Kiwi exporters are feeling confident and expecting orders to increase in the next twelve months.More >>

CPTPP moves welcome

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:54:30 +1300 | Business NZ

ExportNZ says news that TPP - now CPTPP - is back on track will be appreciated by exporters. More >>

Q+A: Rodney Jones interviewed by Jack Tame

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 12:28:53 +1300 | TVNZ

Beijing-based New Zealand businessman claims worst NZ trade performance with China since “80s” The tremendous growth rate in trade with China has eased off according to Beijing-based Wigram Capitol Advisors principal Rodney Jones.More >>

Q+A: David Parker interviewed by Corin Dann

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 11:55:34 +1300 | TVNZ

TPP deal still alive - NZ Trade Minister David Parker The TPP negotiations taking place in Vietnam appear to have overcome several stumbling blocks and is close to being signed by the remaining 11 nations involved the agreement. It is now being ...More >>

Labour’s TPPA-11 spin omits inconvenient details

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 11:13:47 +1300 | Professor Jane Kelsey

Labour’s TPPA-11 spin omits inconvenient details ‘Having agreed to the National government’s original Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, with some aspects suspended pending a possible US re-entry, the new government has begun to spin its achievements, ...More >>

Govt defends modest gains as TPP limps back to life

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 10:53:51 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) - The government is defending its support for an amended version of the TPP Pacific Rim trade and investment pact, saying it has achieved substantial progress on all five of the areas that Labour campaigned on changing.More >>

Revised Trans-Pacific Partnership a better deal for NZ

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 10:49:44 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker has welcomed the 11-member Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) which incorporates the TPP.More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews David Parker

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 01:11:48 +1300 | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews David Parker Headlines: Trade Minister David Parker says the TPP definitely won’t be signed at the current APEC meeting and he doesn’t know if it can be revived. But he says “it’s not completely dead ...More >>


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