PM Post-Cabinet Press Conference – 17 November 2014

Article – The Scoop Team The Prime Minister met with reporters today to discuss: The governmental, independent and other departmental inquiries into the Philip Smith incident Roger Suttons resignation as Chief Executive of CERA owing to sexual harassment The APEC East …

Korea Free Trade Agreement better than nothing

Press Release – Federated Farmers New Zealands recently signed Free Trade Agreement with Korea is a positive step in freeing up our trade relations and represents an absolute bottom line for the quality of outcomes for further agreements.

UPDATE: NZ, South Korea conclude free-trade agreement

Article – BusinessDesk Nov. 15 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand and South Korea have concluded a free-trade agreement that’s expected to cut into export tariffs in the nation’s sixth-largest export market that currently run to about $230 million a year.

TPP conclusion in 2015 still ‘challenging’, says Power

Article – BusinessDesk Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) – The current rush of optimism among supporters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement that the troubled talks will land a deal in the first half of next year is optimistic and “a big ask,” says Simon Power, …