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NZIBF 2023 Chair Report

NZIBF 2023 Chair Report

I am pleased to present my third report on the activities and achievements of the NZ International Business Forum (NZIBF) for 2023-24, our sixteenth year of operations.  I am grateful to all Members and to our executive team for your continuing support. As I...

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NZIBF 2022 Chair Report

NZIBF 2022 Chair Report

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2022 CHAIR’S REPORT I am pleased to present my second report on the activities and achievements of the NZ International Business Forum (NZIBF) for 2022-23, our fifteenth year of operations.  At the outset I would like to thank Members for...

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NZIBF 2023 Chair Report

NZIBF 2023 Chair Report

I am pleased to present my third report on the activities and achievements of the NZ International...

NZIBF 2022 Chair Report

NZIBF 2022 Chair Report

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2022 CHAIR’S REPORT I am pleased to present my second report on the...

NZIBF 2021 Chair Report

NZIBF 2021 Chair Report

The NZIBF Board meets with Indian High Commissioner H E Muktesh Paredeshi at its last meeting for...

Wanted! New FTA Partners

Wanted! New FTA Partners

This new research completed for NZIBF by Sense Partners provides a forward-looking, data-driven...

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Business Forum welcomes UAE FTA negotiations

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The NZ International Business Forum (NZIBF) welcomes the start of formal negotiations on the New Zealand/UAE Closer Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) and looks forward to steady progress that will lead to the securing of a comprehensive and modern agreement between the two economies.

Doubling our exports with zeroes…and ones!

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What if NZ could replace huge amounts of paper documents that accompany every export transaction with data?! Going digital would be a win-win for exporters, consumers and governments. Read Glen Candy’s blog for TradeWorks.

NEW TEAM FOR AUSTRALIA NEW ZEALAND LEADERSHIP FORUM

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The Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum (ANZLF) welcomes the appointment of Stephen Jacobi and Simon Le Quesne to the New Zealand arm of the ANZLF Secretariat.

NZ/EU FTA A BONUS FOR SOME SECTORS – BUSINESS FORUM

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NZIBF acknowledges the passage of the implementing legislation for the New Zealand/European Union Free Trade Agreement and looks forward to the FTA’s entry into force on 1 May.

“MEAGRE OUTCOME” FROM WTO IN ABU DHABI – BUSINESS FORUM

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Despite its overwhelming importance at the heart of the international trade system, members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) have concluded their Ministerial in Abu Dhabi (“MC13”) with only a meagre outcome.

To go or woe with the WTO?

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In our latest Trade Working blog Stephen Jacobi and Stephanie Honey look at prospects for #WTO #MC13.