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Death of Jamal Khashoggi

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:10:10 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters and Minister Trade and Export Growth David Parker say the New Zealand government continues to condemn in the strongest possible terms the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi operatives.More >>

Vector Should Pull Out of Investment Deal with Israel

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 13:55:13 +1300 | Palestine Solidarity Network

MEDIA RELEASE 21.10.2018 PALESTINE SOLIDARITY NETWORK Vector Should Pull Out of Investment Deal with Israeli Weapons Providers The Palestine Solidarity Network is saying energy company Vector should immediately pull out of its just revealed investment deals ...More >>

Global Dairy Trade looks to boost liquidity, add new markets

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 20:14:14 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 19 (BusinessDesk) - The Global Dairy Trade platform is looking to boost liquidity, GDT director Eric Hansen told the NZX Global Dairy Seminar in Singapore. More >>

Framework takes Māori-owned products to the Chinese market

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:29:53 +1300 | Joint Press Release

World-first food trust verification framework takes Māori-owned products to the Chinese market More >>

Reform of the WTO focus of North American talks

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:49:45 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker heads to Washington DC and Ottawa next week to advance New Zealand’s interests in reform of the World Trade Organization and global trade rules.More >>

Alternative trade strategy hui starts tomorrow

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:01:28 +1300 | Professor Jane Kelsey

Alternative trade strategy hui starts tomorrow, aims to set agenda for change A 2-day hui to explore what an alternative and progressive trade strategy should look like starts tomorrow morning at 9am at the Fale Pasifika at Auckland University, ...More >>

Local businesses sharpen focus on China

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:46:34 +1300 | NZCCC

A new series of workshops on China e-commerce and e-payments are being offered to local exporters, marketers, inbound tourism operators, and service providers in Central Otago.More >>

AFTINET disappointed at Senate majority approval of TPP-11

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:41:23 +1300 | AFTINET

“AFTINET is deeply disappointed that the Senate looks set to pass the TPP-11 implementing legislation,” AFTINET Convener Dr Patricia Ranald said today. More >>

UPDATE: A2 shares climb 7.7% on Chinese formula sales

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:34:53 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 17 (BusinessDesk) - A2 Milk Co shares jumped 7.7 percent after the company reaffirmed its expected annual revenue growth, piggybacking off the strength of its infant formula products. More >>

Dame Annette King to attend Asia Europe Meeting Summit

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:19:58 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The Honourable Dame Annette King will attend the 12th Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) Leaders’ Summit as the Prime Minister’s Special Envoy in Brussels this week (18-19 October).More >>

NZ Winemaker awarded second World Pinot Noir trophy in a row

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:12:45 +1300 | Invivo Wines New Zealand

New Zealand Winemaker awarded World Pinot Noir trophy for the second year in a row! More >>

HUI Māori Collective Launched at Parliament

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 08:52:20 +1300 | New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

One of New Zealand’s most innovative business solutions – to take high-quality local food and beverage products direct to Chinese consumers - has been launched at the Beehive. The formal agreement to create the HUI Māori Collective was signed ...More >>

NZ primary sector exports seen rising 2.5% to $43.8B

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 20:52:37 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 15 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand’s primary industry export revenue is forecast to reach $43.8 billion for the year to June 2019, an increase of 2.5 percent on the prior year, according to the Ministry for Primary Industries' latest Situation and ...More >>

PM's Post-Cabinet Press Conference 15/10/18: Fuel, Leaks

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 17:53:02 +1300 | Lyndon Hood

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern again discussed rising fuel prices at Monday's post-cabinet press conference. The government plans to progress amendments to the Commerce Act that would allow a formal investigation of the petrol market (and other markets) ...More >>

Kiwi natural products exporters offered US insights

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:57:39 +1300 | Buy Pure

New Zealand natural products exporters and entrepreneurs have an opportunity to gain insights to give them the inside running into the US market at an Enterprise Bootcamp in November, 2018.More >>

Key challenges of jobs, climate change on agenda

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 12:05:31 +1300 | Professor Jane Kelsey

Key challenges of jobs, climate change on agenda at alternative trade strategy hui 19-20 October Discussions on trade strategy in New Zealand usually focus on market access for primary products. Yet today’s free trade agreements have 20-plus chapters ...More >>

Mainzeal directors ignored forex loan risk

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 19:41:00 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 12 (BusinessDesk) - Directors of failed property company Mainzeal, including former Prime Minister Jenny Shipley and former Brierley Investments boss Paul Collins, should have known there was a high risk they wouldn’t get back millions of dollars ...More >>

QEX Logistics lists on NZX’s Main Board

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:10:15 +1300 | QEX

QEX Logistics lists on NZX’s Main Board QEX Logistics Limited [NZX: QEX] will today migrate its listing from the NXT market to the NZX Main Board. More >>

Minister to attend RCEP talks in Singapore

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:59:20 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Export Growth David Parker is travelling to Singapore to participate in a Ministerial meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). More >>

Indigenous business leaders eye free-trade agreement

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:18:18 +1300 | RNZ

An indigenous free-trade agreement is one of the key ideas up for discussion at the World Indigenous Business Forum in Rotorua this week. More >>


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