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Agriculture is the challenge to New Zealand in its quest to achieve a quality comprehensive free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU).

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 09:55

First move towards UK/NZ trade deal

Britain has taken its first formal step to negotiate a post-Brexit free trade agreement with New Zealand, Australia and the US. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 July 2018 14:55

Talking up NZ/EU free trade

A 50% increase in trade, higher wages for New Zealanders and cuts in tariffs to benefit our producers. 

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 June 2018 08:55

Working hard on a deal

The EU has done a lot of pre-planning for the start of FTA negotiations, says the EU ambassador to NZ.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 08:55

UK’s support will ice NZ’s trade cake

Britain's top diplomat in New Zealand strongly supports an NZ/EU free trade agreement.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 10:08

EU charm offensive

New Zealand is keeping pressure on the EU as formal talks to set an agenda for negotiating a free trade agreement are a few weeks away.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 09:55

EU/NZ trade deal will benefit dairy

Dairy products will be high on the agenda when New Zealand and the European Union begin formal negotiations next month on a free trade agreement (FTA).

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 12:55

EU free trade still eludes NZ

There is no good reason why New Zealand should not get a free trade agreement with the European Union (EU), says Trade Minister David Parker.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 August 2017 08:55

Euro leaders want to trade with NZ

Trade Minister Todd McClay is confident the European Union and New Zealand will begin negotiating a free trade agreement by the end of the year.

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 July 2017 09:55

Doing well for a small outfit

Prime Minister Bill English recently spoke at the NZ Institute of International Affairs annual dinner and touched on trade. Here are excerpts from his speech.

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