Displaying items by tag: free trade

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 11:09

Obama nails it - Editorial

News that the TPP is to be signed here early next month will no doubt fire up outrage, ridiculous claims and pontificating by the usual array of serial protestors, desperate politicians and other economic Luddites.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 08:56

What’s in store for 2016?

Horticulture claims to be the little brother growing up fast, Beef + Lamb NZ welcomes the possibilities new trade agreements will bring and the dairy industry is being urged to stay strong and keep enhancing its reputation.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 16:17

Christmas bonus for NZ agriculture

New Zealand primary sectors were not expecting the World Trade Organisation (WTO) decision to remove all agricultural export subsidies, says the new Trade Minister Todd McClay.

Published in General News
Thursday, 10 December 2015 12:05

Red meat sector welcomes Korea-NZ FTA

The red meat sector welcomes the announcement today that all steps are now completed to enable the Korea-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement to enter into force before the year end.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 13:30

Time for us to re-engage with EU – trade envoy

Affluent markets are the key prize in a free trade agreement with the EU, says ag trade envoy Mike Petersen.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 12:12

Free trade just the start

Even with a free trade agreement you can have "enormous challenges" if you don't have authorities on each side of the border supporting the passage of goods, Prime Minister John Key says.

Published in General News

New Zealand Winegrowers welcome the announcement of a proposed Free Trade Agreement between New Zealand and the EU.

Published in General News
Saturday, 31 October 2015 10:14

FTA talks between NZ and EU

A free trade agreement could be on the cards for New Zealand and the EU, says the Delegation of the European Union to New Zealand.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 07:00

Yet another underarm

Even with the ANZAC relationship dating back 100 years, it seems the lack of commitment by our Australian cousins cost New Zealand's dairy sector more meaningful gains from the recently concluded TPP negotiations.

Published in General News
Saturday, 17 October 2015 07:00

‘We do enviro differently’

Federated Farmers dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard says he's intrigued at the way most other countries deal with environmental issues on dairy farms.

Published in General News

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