There are several challenges facing APEC businesses. In the booming digital economy, Mr Motomu Takahashi talks about protecting the free flow of data across borders to ensure SME businesses can enter the global economy and see success.
Here is our collection of articles and blog posts regarding trade issues, the importance of trade and the relevance of trade to everyday New Zealanders.
The CPTPP is a good idea that will bring comprehensive and progressive transformation to New Zealand’s trade opportunities, while it preserves the New Zealand Government’s right to regulate in the national interest in areas like public health, the environment and to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.
Mr Motomu Takahashi talks about the strenuous work to complete the CPTPP and it’s positive impact for future generations, particular through unwavering commitment to integrated regional economies, in which NZ has played a leading role.
Ms Abdul Haadi Hafimi speaks from her experience as a SME owner about the challenges of accessing the market and the importance of enabling women to get involved in business and economic growth through choice.
Allan Bollard talks about the CPTPP and the real benefits to having integrated regional economies in the Asia-Pacific and the need to ensure the emerging digital economy works for SMEs throughout Asia-Pacific.
Allan Bollard talks about the real benefits to having integrated regional economies in the Asia-Pacific and the need to ensure the emerging digital economy works for SMEs throughout Asia-Pacific.
Katherine Rich explains the significance of hosting the ABAC meeting in Auckland, New Zealand’s biggest and most successful city to demonstrate our participation in the Asia-Pacific economy. She also talks about the importance of the digital economy for women’s empowerment.
As part of our #ABAC Unwrapped series, Katherine Rich explains how New Zealand has made great strides for women but there is more to be done across Asia-Pacific, particularly in encouraging women into small business and education. This was a subject of discussion at the recent ABAC meeting in Auckland.
ABAC (APEC Business Advisory Council) met in Auckland for four days in February 2018. Hosted by Business NZ with support from Tradeworks, it marks the [read more…]
Tradeworks executive director Stephen Jacobi explains why TPP negotiations across 11 countries can lead to a broader agreement for sustainable trade and inclusive growth amongst [read more…]