The EU’s proposed restrictions on the use of geographical names in products could have implications for NZ exports to other regions – including China, a trade expert says.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 March 2019 12:11

Optimism over EU/NZ FTA

EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan is optimistic that a quality free trade agreement (FTA) between the EU and NZ can be negotiated before the end of 2019.

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Sunday, 23 December 2018 08:55

FTA with UK could be a boomer

Dynamic gains in both the New Zealand and United Kingdom economies could be made if some trade barriers were freed up.

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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.

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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, 18 January 2017 09:44

Fonterra eyes Korean cheese market

As New Zealand marks the one-year anniversary of its Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with South Korea, Fonterra is gearing up to take advantage of huge potential for its dairy products there, particularly cheese.
Published in General News
Monday, 09 January 2017 10:06

FTA boosting exports to Korea

The start of 2017 saw two thirds of New Zealand’s exports to Korea become duty free, up from 46% in 2016.
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
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 11:55

NZ China FTA upgrade welcomed by Fonterra

Fonterra has welcomed Prime Minister John Key's announcement at APEC of the launch of China NZ FTA upgrade negotiations.

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