The Tribunal agrees that the CPTPP breaches the Crown’s obligations to Māori under Te Tiriti o Waitangi and failed to protect Māori rights and interests in data and the digital domain.
British onion growers are concerned that the recently signed UK-New Zealand trade deal will disadvantage the sector and see food producers in general “openly sold out”.
Any new entry in the CPTPP requires the unanimous support of all the trade bloc’s members.
The RCEP, a major trade deal including Japan, China, ASEAN, Australia and other members, is set to take effect on Jan. 1, the Australian government has announced.
New Zealand, Chile talks among those Paris seeks to pause. Trade pacts have been weaponized in previous French elections.
The price of allowing this FTA to proceed without open public and media debate is just too high. Another TPPA-style agreement will lock us into the failed neoliberal project of the 20th century.
In principle agreement to phase out tariffs on apple and pear exports welcomed by growers in New Zealand.
With the release of an Agreement in Principle for a New Zealand United Kingdom free trade agreement we are once again left shadow boxing with a deal whose text we aren’t allowed to see.
For now, New Zealand’s free trade deal with the UK might be about building back butter - but it could end up being more about Beijing.
The only winners the mega-corporations who run New Zealand’s meat and dairy farms," said UK shadow trade secretary.
The UK is on the verge of sealing a trade deal with New Zealand as it seeks new economic allies after leaving the European Union.
NZ Trade Minister Damien O’Connor is back from a two-week trip to the US and EU and says good progress has been made on trade talks.
Chile sees growing interest from several nations in joining the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement, an international treaty brokered last year by the country and fellow APEC members New Zealand and Singapore.
A free trade deal with the UK is taking longer than both sides had hoped.
The UK is on the brink of signing a trade agreement with New Zealand which is expected to mirror Britain’s controversial deal with Australia over agricultural imports.
A free trade deal with the United Kingdom is getting closer, with both sides set to sign an agreement in principal by the end of the month.
What happens in the next six weeks will be critical for New Zealand to secure a free trade agreement with the UK, according to the executive director of the Dairy Companies Association.
There is minimal value added by DEPA, even as a pathfinder for e-commerce proponents in the WTO and APEC. For critics of the TPP and CPTPP’s one-sided rules, DEPA reflects a wasted opportunity.