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Absolutely crucial statement by Foreign Minister Lavrov

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:25:19 +1300 | The Vineyard of the Saker

Finally the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs found the time, energy and personnel to translate this most important statement. They even posted it (thanks to Jonathan Jarvis for the pointer!). And if you detect irritation on my part you are correct ...More >>

Doubling of flights between NZ and China

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:10:48 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Flights between New Zealand and China are set to double under amended air services arrangements, says Transport Minister Simon Bridges. More >>

CORRECT: NZTE's annual report shows big company woes weigh

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:47:24 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 26 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, the government’s international business development agency, said the 540 key companies it works with grew their export revenues by 1.3 percent or $383 million in the 2013/2014 year after some larger ...More >>

Europe patent for colorectal cancer prognostic technology

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:35:48 +1300 | Pacific Edge

The European Intellectual Property Office which operates across 38 countries including all European Union members, has awarded Pacific Edge a patent for its colorectal cancer prognostic technology. More >>

Correction on Pacific Edge Limited Patent Issue

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:34:31 +1300 | Pacific Edge

Pacific Edge Limited ("the Company") advises the market that it has incorrectly posted the NZX release for the issue of its bladder cancer patent in Europe. More >>

NZTE's annual report shows big company woes weigh on growth

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:27:43 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 26 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, the government’s international business development agency, said the 540 key companies it works with grew their export revenues by 1.3 percent or $383 million in the 2013/2014 year after some larger ...More >>

Standards Authority Supports the Father of Manuka Honey

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:22:13 +1300 | Dr Peter Molan

Dr Peter Molan is widely acknowledged as the father of NZ’s flourishing Manuka Honey industry. More >>

Minister outlines ‘export double’ vision for primary sector

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:17:38 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has outlined his goal for the primary sector to double the value of exports by 2025 today in a speech to industry leaders in Wellington today. “The export double goal is an ambitious but achievable target, which will ...More >>

China’s state visit delivers more movies

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:15:03 +1300 | World TV Limited

In conjunction with China’s President Xi Jinping’s state visit, members of the business delegation have concluded mutually beneficial contracts with local companies. At the forefront is the agreement signed between China Movie Channels of Beijing ...More >>

PHARMAC to change how it makes funding decisions

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:09:30 +1300 | PHARMAC

PHARMAC will change the way it makes funding decisions from late next year. Its nine Decision Criteria will be replaced by 15 Factors for Consideration. The change will occur in late 2015 once PHARMAC is certain that people understand the new Factors ...More >>

Customs brokers welcome Trade Single Window development

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:27:47 +1300 | Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation

The Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of New Zealand (CBAFF) has welcomed the announcement of measures that will help streamline processes for the industry. More >>

Goodhew: DairyNZ Board Dinner

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:18:04 +1300 | New Zealand Government

There are also a large number of CE’s and leaders from business, government and local government here, including Kingi Smiler, Chairman of Miraka and Laurie Margrain, Chairman for Open Country Dairy, and Martyn Dunne, Director General of the Ministry ...More >>

Establishment of NZ-China Strategic Partnership

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:13:32 +1300 | New Zealand Government

At the invitation of Governor-General Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Prime Minister The Rt Hon John Key of New Zealand, President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China made a state visit to New Zealand from 19 to 21 November 2014.More >>

Border wait reducing from 24-hours to minutes

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:08:14 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says from early next year traders will be able to register directly with the Joint Border Management System (JBMS) to manage their own information online in real time. “The Trade Single Window component of JBMS allows traders ...More >>

NZ export log prices rise in November, China demand weak

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:27:46 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand export log prices edged up in November although demand from China, the country's largest market, is likely to remain subdued until the second quarter of next year.More >>

National income shows strong growth in 2014

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:25:48 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

In the March 2014 year, New Zealand earned $14.4 billion more as a country than in 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today. National disposable income was up 8.2 percent to $189.2 billion, in current prices, in the March 2014 year.More >>

Major Support for China-NZ Screen Collaboration

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:52:28 +1300 | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) today welcomed the signing of the New Zealand-China Television Co-Production Agreement and announced two initiatives to further support feature film and television collaboration between the two countries.More >>

PM’s Keenness on Foreign Ownership Shocks Winston Peters

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:18:08 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Prime Minister John Key’s enthusiasm for the foreign ownership of farmland and now hotels, shows how naïve the Government is. “What does one make of Mr Key telling Federated Farmers, if the only buyers were domestic buyers and he was a credit officer, ...More >>

NZ China Mayoral Forum opens doors for economic benefits

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:16:23 +1300 | Local Government NZ

The inaugural New Zealand China Mayoral Forum will be held today in Auckland, the first of a regular exchange between mayors and governors from the two countries, expected to increase engagement and create significant economic benefits throughout ...More >>

Aus/NZ Govt Procurement Agreement reaffirmed

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:02:08 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The New Zealand and Australian governments have today re-confirmed their commitment to a single competitive procurement market with the signing of the Australia and New Zealand Government Procurement Agreement (ANZGPA), Economic Development Minister ...More >>

 

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