Surfing the digital wave – Digital technology is transforming everything about the way that we live, work and do business. Trade is no exception.
We, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers Responsible for Trade, met in Viña del Mar, Chile from 17-18 May 2019 to discuss key regional [read more…]
Friday 17 May, 2019 In the framework of the Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting (MRT), the negotiations for the Digital Economic Association Agreement were launched, [read more…]
This trade war is not about trade at all: it’s about politics and most specifically about geopolitics and the economic rivalry between two great powers.
Stephen Jacobi discusses the benefits and challenges of the NZ/EU FTA. Negotiations are taking place in Wellington this week – find out more about the NZ/EU FTA here.
By Fiona Cooper, Director, ANZLF New Zealand NZIIA Hawkes Bay, 2nd May 2019 Thank you, Dick, for the kind introduction and for giving me the [read more…]
Senior Asia-Pacific business leaders have issued a strong call to support and reform the World Trade Organisation, recognising the critical role that the global rules-based trading system plays in sustaining prosperity for all countries, businesses and communities.
26 April 2019 The WTO and its predecessor the GATT have created and sustained a system of multilateral trade rules which have helped to generate [read more…]
26 April 2019 Senior Asia-Pacific business leaders of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), meeting this week in Jakarta, Indonesia, stressed their shared commitment to [read more…]
A joint statement on planned WTO tariff rate quotas post-Brexit from the NZ Food and Beverage Exporters