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Jonathan Sinclair on the triggering of Article 50

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:45:45 +1300 | British High Commission

Yesterday, the UK government, acting in accordance with the wishes of the British people, began the process for leaving the European Union. More >>

US expert to host a course on food fraud prevention

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:22:51 +1300 | Food Integrity Conference

As 12 people accused of making and selling fake branded baby milk powder in China are on trial in Shanghai, a course on food fraud prevention has been organised to assist New Zealand exporters.More >>

The importance of maintaining quality & quantity of market

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:38:06 +1300 | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand and the Meat Industry Association reiterate the importance of at least maintaining the quality and quantity of current market access into the European Union and the United Kingdom, following the UK triggering of Article 50. ...More >>

Minister leads delegation to Texas and Silicon Valley

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:35:50 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins is leading a petroleum sector trade delegation to Texas and an electricity sector trade delegation to Silicon Valley next week.More >>

Russia willing to re-start NZ free-trade talks

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:44:22 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 29 (BusinessDesk) - Russia is willing to restart free trade talks with New Zealand that were halted after the annexation of the Crimean peninsula, but Trade Minister Todd McClay says it is too soon to resume negotiations with the world's ...More >>

Zespri opens new Middle East office to support growth

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:56:12 +1300 | Zespri

Zespri officially opened its Middle East office in Dubai earlier this week to manage its growing sales and marketing programmes in this region and other developing markets. More >>

PT&I’s Pacific Path to Market programme a success!

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:50:10 +1300 | Pacific Islands Trade and Invest

Pacific Islands Trade & Invest’s delegation of 25 small Pacific Island businesses has given the four-day Pacific Path to Market programme the thumbs up. More >>

India Trade Alliance welcomes Government Trade Agenda 2030

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:10:03 +1300 | India Trade Alliance

India Trade Alliance strongly supports the recently announced Government’s new trade strategy, Trade Agenda 2030, released by the Prime Minister on Friday. More >>

Red meat sector must pursue both ‘value and volume’

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:45:12 +1300 | Rabobank

The New Zealand red meat sector must focus on creating greater value from its exports into China, as the rate of import growth slows in this major export market, according to new research from Rabobank. More >>

UK visit opens doors to global fintech trade

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:59:19 +1300 | Make Lemonade

The new national umbrella organisation FinTechNZ has opened the doors for hundreds of Kiwi businesses seeking to trade with United Kingdom companies. More >>

Cervena to be marketed in Germany

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:38:15 +1300 | Deer Industry NZ

Cervena venison is to be marketed in Germany during the northern hemisphere summer as part of a market development trial. More >>

Dairy – the New Cream of Choice in China

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:41:02 +1300 | Fonterra

For chefs across China, it’s out with the old mock cream and in with the UHT cream as Fonterra ups capacity to meet growing demand. More >>

Natalie Robinson kicks off NZCTA YA Forum

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:09:00 +1300 | NZCTA Young Associates

AUCKLAND, March 28, 2017 - New Zealand China Trade Association Young Associates (NZCTA YA) will launch their 2017 with The New Zealand China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum. The Forum is on 1 April 2017 at the Seafarers Club. The Forum is just one ...More >>

NZ, China FTA upgrade agreed among slew of new deals

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:46:05 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English and China Premier Li Keqiang signed off a series of cooperation deals spanning trade, customs, travel and climate change and confirmed commencement of official talks on an upgrade to ...More >>

P³ is the mantra for Kiwi business in India

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:29:19 +1300 | India Trade Alliance

Ralph Hays, the newly appointed New Zealand Trade Commissioner and Consul General designate to Mumbai, India has called upon the Kiwi businesses to be ‘Patient, Persevere, Persistent’ when approaching the Indian market.More >>

NZ’s Economic Kowtow to China Begins

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:03:42 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

With Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Wellington today, New Zealand First is demanding transparency over the secret deals being done behind closed doors. More >>

NZ US Council to take Trade Agenda 2030 to Washington DC

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:08:12 +1300 | NZ US Council

The New Zealand United States Council welcomes the Government’s Trade Agenda 2030 and will push the new strategy in Washington this week. More >>

Arrangement to boost China – NZ trade

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:45:45 +1300 | New Zealand Government

An agreement to boost New Zealand-China trade was today signed by Customs Minister Nicky Wagner and China’s Ambassador, His Excellency Mr Wang Lutong. More >>

E-commerce arrangement to benefit digital sector

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:38:07 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay says the electronic-commerce arrangement signed with China today will help New Zealand’s digital exports rise up the value chain and has the potential to be a big win for the wider digital economy.More >>

Valuable chilled meat agreement with China

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:32:40 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Trade Minister Todd McClay have welcomed a Memorandum of Cooperation that allows for the export of chilled meat into China, calling it a big win for exporters.More >>


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