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UDC Finance’s Chinese-Sale Built on ‘a House of Renminbi’

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:24:01 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 27 JULY 2017 UDC Finance’s Chinese-Sale Built on ‘a House of Renminbi’ More >>

June trade surplus $242 million, boosted by dairy exports

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:41:19 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 26 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand reported a higher-than-expected monthly trade surplus of $242 million in June as exports were boosted by dairy sales, especially to China.More >>

Kiwi school leavers not equipped to engage with Asia

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:19:39 +1200 | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Research released today by the Asia New Zealand Foundation has found less than 10 percent of school leavers are ‘Asia-ready’ and only 36 percent are ‘in the zone’ when it comes to Asia readiness*.More >>

McClay says NZ-Thailand economic relationship upgraded

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 21:22:30 +1200 | New Zealand Government

McClay says NZ-Thailand economic relationship upgraded Trade Minister Todd McClay says Thailand and New Zealand have agreed to market access improvements for our exporters and announced a new agricultural cooperation programme. “In Bangkok today we signed ...More >>

UK Foreign Secretary on UK-NZ infrastructure partnerships

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:14:38 +1200 | British High Commission

UK Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, met with senior representatives from NZ government and industry and UK infrastructure firms in Wellington today to share insights and discuss opportunities for future collaboration.More >>

Gordon Campbell on the Bojo visit

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:53:15 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson is in town today, just over a year since his political career peaked… and then wobbled off into a grey zone of indecision. More >>

Free movement between NZ, Australia, UK, and Canada

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:12:33 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

As UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson winds up his visit, ACT Leader David Seymour is renewing calls for the introduction of a free movement zone between New Zealand and historic allies Australia, Britain, and Canada.More >>

New talks with UK to strengthen friendship

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:55:19 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has welcomed further engagement between New Zealand and the United Kingdom. More >>

Joint statement by UK and NZ foreign ministers

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:51:46 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The United Kingdom and New Zealand have a long-standing, deep and close relationship. More >>

Kiwis should prepare for global trade disruptions

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:24:50 +1200 | MYOB

New Zealand’s exporting businesses must prepare for a raft of changes in international trading conditions that will shape commerce in the coming years, according to New Zealand’s leading accounting software provider MYOB.More >>

Increasing lumber exports leads to new technology investment

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:00:04 +1200 | Forest Industry Engineering Association

Signs are good right now for the country’s wood processing industry. A report from Wood Resources International last week said that although over 50% of the wood harvest in New Zealand is being exported as logs, lumber production had picked up by about ...More >>

Review of Changes to Immigration Policy Welcome

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:53:56 +1200 | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

24 July - We are pleased to hear that the Government is planning to review incoming immigration changes with a specific focus on how they will affect the regions. Effectively addressing skills shortages in manufacturing and other sectors needs to remain a ...More >>

Pascal Lamy to visit Wellington

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:29:07 +1200 | Delegation of the European Union to New Zealand

The Delegation of the European Union to New Zealand is pleased to announce that Pascal Lamy will be in Wellington on Monday 31 July and Tuesday 1 August. More >>

Foreign Secretary to hold trade and security talks in NZ

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 12:15:46 +1200 | British High Commission

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will hold talks on trade, foreign policy and international security issues during a two-day visit to New Zealand. More >>

McClay to Thailand for high-level trade talks

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 12:05:42 +1200 | New Zealand Government

McClay to Thailand for high-level trade talks Trade Minister Todd McClay will make the first official visit to Thailand by a New Zealand Minister since 2013 to engage with key ministers and business leaders on trade. “Thailand is now our eighth largest ...More >>

AFT Pharmaceuticals now licensed in 124 countries

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:19:14 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 20 (BusinessDesk) - AFT Pharmaceuticals, which manufactures the Maxigesic painkiller, said it is now licensed in 124 countries worldwide after it inked a deal with a private European pharmaceutical company called Amicus SA Switzerland.More >>

NZ vanilla producer ensures steady supply in volatile market

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:21:57 +1200 | Heilala Vanilla

New Zealand vanilla producer ensures steady supply in volatile market Soaring prices worldwide for vanilla beans have prompted New Zealand vanilla grower and manufacturer, Heilala Vanilla, to launch a new product to shield its customers from market volatility. ...More >>

Minister of Trade to launch academic's book

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:40:54 +1200 | University of Auckland

Minister of Trade to launch University of Auckland academic's book The Minister of Trade will launch the first academic survey of New Zealand's trade negotiations from the 1970s to the present in Wellington on Thursday, 20 July. Associate Professor ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on humane welfare, child support and tax

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:58:29 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

It made for an unusual Venn diagram, but Greens co-leader Metiria Turei and Finance Minister Steven Joyce were briefly sharing some common elements this week in the set that says – hey, don’t use the powers of the state in ways guaranteed to ...More >>

NZ net foreign liabilities as share of GDP have improved

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:35:50 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 17 (BusinessDesk) - A large improvement in New Zealand’s net foreign liabilities as a share of gross domestic product makes the economy less vulnerable to shocks, but they are still relatively high internationally and the saving and investment ...More >>


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