New Zealand is a party to a number of completed free trade and investment agreements. These are: the Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Agreement (1983); the New Zealand-Singapore Closer Economic Partnership (2001); the New Zealand-Thailand Closer Economic Partnership (2005); the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership or P4 (2005); the New Zealand-China Free Trade Agreement (2008), the Australia-ASEAN-New Zealand free trade agreement (2009), the New Zealand-Malaysia FTA (2009),an FTA with the GCC, (2009) and the New Zealand-Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership (2010).
A New Zealand-India deal has been mooted. New Zealand’s government has indicated that it wants FTAs with Korea and Taiwan
While talk of a US-New Zealand FTA was hotly resisted and never got off the ground, partly because of New Zealand’s anti-nuclear policy, the expansion of what was initially called the P4 agreement to include the US (the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement) threatens to bring important changes to New Zealand policies.
New Zealand has also signed a number of IPPAs (bilateral investment treaties) with Chile, Argentina, Hong Kong, China and others.
last update: May 2012
Les anti «Tafta» chez Veolia | 19-Dec-2014
Libre-échange et austérité, un cocktail explosif | 18-Dec-2014
Projet d’accord UE-Canada: des choix importants de l’Assemblée nationale qui valent pour le GMT/TAFTA et les APEs | 17-Dec-2014
Accord de partenariat économique (APE) entre UE et CEDEAO : Le ROPPA appelle à un boycott | 16-Dec-2014
TTIP: A recipe for disaster | 15-Dec-2014
48 civil society groups and experts call on TPP negotiators to follow EU’s lead and release secret trade texts | 12-Dec-2014
Eastern Europe against TTIP Trojan Horse | 11-Dec-2014
Activists In Washington protest against TPP | 9-Dec-2014
Un millón de firmas contra el TTIP y el CETA | 9-Dec-2014
WSC UK threaten legal action against UK government | 9-Dec-2014
Sauver le climat exige de stopper Tafta ! | 7-Dec-2014
Seven things you should know about EU-Singapore ISDS | 7-Dec-2014