Issued by the New Zealand International Business Forum (NZIBF). 9 March 2018 – The New Zealand International Business Forum (NZIBF) welcomes the signing in Santiago of the [read more…]
Luke Sweeney talks about volunteering at the ABAC meeting in Auckland and why it’s important for young people to be involved in trade and understanding trade issues for the future.
David Toua speaks about key issues for the Pacific, including Papua New Guinea and shared issues of importance across the Asia-Pacific region regarding inclusive growth and using digital technology to engage more people in the economy.
Trump just announced plans to impose new tariffs on steel – New Zealand’s own exports to the US are relatively small, at $39 million in steel and a further $14 million in steel products, and $23 million in aluminium. However markets like the EU, Korea and Canada will be amongst those greatly affected. Does a trade war loom?
NZIBF Director Stephen Jacobi appeared on The AM Show yesterday morning, in the countdown to the CPTPP (Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership) agreement being signed [read more…]
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.
APEC BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL FIRST MEETING, AUCKLAND, 1-4 FEBRUARY 2018 REPORT TO NEW ZEALAND BUSINESS SUMMARY The first meeting of the APEC Business Advisory Council [read more…]
18 January 2018 UK’s trade relationship with Australia and New Zealand inquiry Executive Summary This submission is made on behalf of the New Zealand International [read more…]
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.