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.

South Korea Free Trade Agreement

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey Coverage of the free trade agreement just concluded with South Korea has been all about agriculture which is being talked up without anyone being able to see the fine print, according to Professor Jane Kelsey, It appears the legal scrubbing …

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, …