Displaying items by tag: free trade

Monday, 03 July 2017 08:55

China FTA talks set to resume

Tariff elimination on dairy into China is one issue New Zealand will be looking to progress in the Free Trade Agreement update with China, with negotiations starting in less than two weeks.

Published in General News

New Zealand will have to be extremely active – even by its own standards – in trade policy, given the nature of the disruption caused by the new Trump administration.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 13:55

Trade a priority — Editorial

Trade and New Zealand’s position on it has been high on the agenda recently.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 07:55

Mexico FTA could help NZ dairy

New Zealand can survive without the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal in the short term, says Wellington-based trade expert Charles Finny.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 09:55

More FTAs needed

New Zealand needs to work hard on developing special trading relationships with Japan and Mexico, according to the Head of Global Agri for KPMG, Ian Proudfoot.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 09:55

South Korea FTA good for cheese

Fonterra is bracing for a boom in cheese exports to South Korea.

Published in General News
Friday, 02 December 2016 13:33

New Zealand businesses share Brexit views

Trade Minister Todd McClay has published a summary of what New Zealand businesses think about Brexit and the impact they believe it could have on trade with the United Kingdom – New Zealand’s fifth largest trading partner.

Published in General News
Thursday, 01 December 2016 09:52

Non-tariff-barrier research welcomed

Trade Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the release of two studies which shed new light on the cost and impact of unnecessary red tape and arbitrary trade rules on New Zealand’s exports.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 09:55

Exports still facing tariffs in China

More than 75% of New Zealand’s dairy exports to China are still subject to tariffs the industry thought would by now be cut.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 25 November 2016 12:25

Cross-party missions head to Europe and Iran

Trade Minister Todd McClay and opposition MPs are traveling in Europe and Iran over the next week to take part in a number of trade-related events.

Published in General News

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