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Business leaders to gather in Auckland to discuss APAC trade agreement
Wed, 31st Jan 2018
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Key topics include removing trade barriers, unfair standards and slow bureaucracy, as well as regulatory hurdles for services trade.
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NZ agrees on negotiating mandate to upgrade China FTA, worth thousands of Kiwi jobs
Fri, 8th Sep 2017
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NZ's bid to boost economy via China FTA upgrade projected to create thousands of jobs, bolstering key sectors and trade ties.
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Australia signs Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
Tue, 6th Oct 2015
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Australia signs controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement with 11 other countries, opening up new economic opportunities.
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NZ primary industry firms open Chinese marketing office
Thu, 9th Apr 2015
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A group of New Zealand primary sector firms has opened a joint marketing office in Shanghai, completing a three-year gestation to make life easier in.
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New Zealand companies need more scale, says Infosys co-founder
Mon, 16th Mar 2015
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Nilekani says what struck him about Kiwi companies was they weren't used to dealing with scale because of the country's small population.
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PM Key says Indian FTA would reduce reliance on China
Fri, 13th Mar 2015
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Prime Minister John Key says a free trade agreement with India would help New Zealand reduce its dependence on the Chinese market, which is the countr.
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Key concedes new budget forecasts could be a 'small' deficit
Mon, 24th Nov 2014
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Prime Minister John Key has intimated for the first time that the Treasury's half-year fiscal and economic update on Dec.
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Australia's FTA with China adds to rivalry in 'hotly contested' market for soft commodities
Thu, 20th Nov 2014
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Australia's free trade agreement with China heralds a renewed focus to diversify the country's economy away from a reliance on mineral exports to s.
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Alliance Group annual profit rises 11% on demand for red meat, higher prices
Fri, 7th Nov 2014
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Alliance Group, the world's largest processor and exporter of sheepmeat, posted an 11 percent rise in annual profit and is distributing $7 million.