Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker have announced the conclusion of negotiations to upgrade New Zealand’s existing free trade agreement with China.
New Zealand and Australia were negotiating "very hard" with India at RCEP-FTA to reduce duty on dairy products so that they can get access to the world’s largest market of dairy products.
New Zealand beef and cheese exporters to Japan will be robbed of the recently acquired advantage over US producers, who will gain access to the high-value market on the same terms as CPTPP signatories.
Pacer Plus has been promoted as a hybrid development and trade deal, with the primary benefits going to the nine Pacific countries that have signed the deal.
Japan and New Zealand to work toward expanding the existing 11-member trans-Pacific partnership free trade pact as they seek further economic and regional integration in the Indo-Pacific.
New Zealand will take part in negotiations with Chile and Singapore to establish new international rules and best practice for supporting and promoting trade in the digital era.
New Zealand and Singapore announced negotiations on a Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA) that would establish new trade rules and best practices for the digital era. Australia should join and actively participate in these negotiations.
India’s demand for easier movement of workers and professionals is being considered seriously by New Zealand and could be met provided market barriers to the Country’s goods are eased
UK International Trade Secretary reaffirmed the UK’s commitment to move quickly on a free trade deal with New Zealand as soon as the country leaves the European Union.
There is a high risk that New Zealand would still allow the investor to sue New Zealand in this expensive and discredited system of international investment arbitration
Co-ops, private dairies oppose freely opening Indian markets to global dairy producers.
Foreign Minister Winston Peters is heading to the US to meet with senior Trump administration officials for the second time in just over six months.
Several new trade pacts that cater to transnational corporations, like the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership or the proposed deals pending with Europe, threaten to radically change the map and wipe out India’s small dairy producers.
Negotiators leading trade talks between New Zealand and the European Union are hopeful a deal can be concluded by the end of 2019, although agriculture still looms as a potential stumbling block.
Singapore and New Zealand on Friday signed a joint declaration to step up cooperation in four strategic areas, Among them is the upgraded Agreement between New Zealand and Singapore on a Closer Economic Partnership (ANZSCEP).
There are other governments, international institutions, and influencers who are genuinely rethinking the current rule-book and resisting moves to make it even worse.