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Business leaders to gather in Auckland to discuss APAC trade agreement
Key topics include removing trade barriers, unfair standards and slow bureaucracy, as well as regulatory hurdles for services trade.
NZ agrees on negotiating mandate to upgrade China FTA, worth thousands of Kiwi jobs
NZ's bid to boost economy via China FTA upgrade projected to create thousands of jobs, bolstering key sectors and trade ties.
Australia signs Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
Australia signs controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement with 11 other countries, opening up new economic opportunities.
NZ primary industry firms open Chinese marketing office
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.
New Zealand companies need more scale, says Infosys co-founder
Nilekani says what struck him about Kiwi companies was they weren't used to dealing with scale because of the country's small population.
PM Key says Indian FTA would reduce reliance on China
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.
Key concedes new budget forecasts could be a 'small' deficit
Prime Minister John Key has intimated for the first time that the Treasury's half-year fiscal and economic update on Dec.
Australia's FTA with China adds to rivalry in 'hotly contested' market for soft commodities
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.
Alliance Group annual profit rises 11% on demand for red meat, higher prices
Alliance Group, the world's largest processor and exporter of sheepmeat, posted an 11 percent rise in annual profit and is distributing $7 million.