Although wailing and gnashing of teeth appears to have largely subsided, it seems TPP -or now, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on Trans Pacific Partnership [read more…]
ADDRESS TO JAPAN NZ BUSINESS COUNCIL AUCKLAND, 23 APRIL 2018 STEPHEN JACOBI, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS FORUM CPTPP – SIX WAYS AND MORE TO [read more…]
“Our region stands at a crossroads,” said David Toua, Chair of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), at a meeting of senior Asia-Pacific leaders in [read more…]
SUBMISSION TO THE FOREIGN AFFAIRS, DEFENCE AND TRADE COMMITTEE OF THE NEW ZEALAND PARLIAMENT INTERNATIONAL TREATY EXAMINATION OF THE COMPREHENSIVE AND PROGRESSIVE AGREEMENT FOR TRANS-PACIFIC [read more…]
The international rules-based trading system is essential to the economic wellbeing of New Zealand and other small states. For the little guys without real economic heft [read more…]
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…]