Free trade will lift Kiwi incomes: National

Press Release – New Zealand National Party National today released a set of policies that reinforces the Partys commitment to openness with the world as the path to lift New Zealanders incomes, in contrast with opposition parties that want to isolate us from the rest of the world. New …

Getting NZ agriculture on global market access ‘VIP’ list

Press Release – Rabobank Priority must be given to policy and regulatory settings that improve market access for New Zealand exporters, with a heightened focus on the negotiation of Free Trade Agreements and building business-to-business and government-to-government working …

Asia-Pacific Countries Assemble

Press Release – ESCAP-SCAS ESCAPs Annual Session live webcast Bangkok: Asia-Pacific countries will convene in Bangkok this week for the annual policy session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), focusing on the role of regional …

TPPA is a bad idea

Press Release – Democrats for Social Credit Currently New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Brunei, Vietnam, the USA, Japan, Malaysia, Canada, and Mexico are still negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Officially talks finished last August, but the reality is that they keep …

TPP risks a weaker global trading system, says ex-WTO head

Article – BusinessDesk July 21 (BusinessDesk) – The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a step backwards to the days before the World Trade Organisation when the the US and Europe controlled the global trading system to the detriment of developing economies, says a former director-general …

Enhancing New Zealand – Japan cooperation

Press Release – New Zealand Government The Prime Minister of New Zealand Rt Hon John Key and the Prime Minister of Japan His Excellency Shinzo Abe met in Auckland on 7 July 2014. Prime Minister Key welcomed Prime Minister Abe on his official visit to New Zealand and appreciated Japans …