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McClay says jobs at the heart of Latin American trade deal

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay says jobs at the heart of Latin American trade deal

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay says jobs at the heart of Latin American trade deal Trade Minister Todd McClay says a trade agreement with Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru could be worth 10,000 jobs to provincial New Zealand and will give Kiwis unprecedented access to fast-growing Latin American markets. […]

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McClay – NZ-EU FTA to be fast-tracked

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay – NZ-EU FTA to be fast-tracked

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay – NZ-EU FTA to be fast-tracked Trade Minister Todd McClay says he expects the NZ-European Union Free Trade Agreement to be formally launched later this year after the European Commission and New Zealand both finalised their respective negotiating mandates. “It’s extremely important the European […]

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McClay says Vanuatu signing PACER Plus an important development

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay says Vanuatu signing PACER Plus an important development

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay says Vanuatu signing PACER Plus an important development Trade Minister Todd McClay has welcomed Vanuatu to the landmark Pacific trade and development agreement PACER Plus and says this is another important step in developing the economies of our Pacific Island neighbours. “Vanuatu wasn’t ready […]

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McClay – China FTA upgrade worth thousands of jobs

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay – China FTA upgrade worth thousands of jobs

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay – China FTA upgrade worth thousands of jobs Trade Minister Todd McClay says the Government has agreed a negotiating mandate to upgrade the China Free Trade Agreement that will deliver thousands of jobs and be worth billions to our economy. “China is a significant […]

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McClay initiates urgent trade consultation over Queensland Govt practices

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay initiates urgent trade consultation over Queensland Govt practices

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay initiates urgent trade consultation over Queensland Govt practices Trade Minister Todd McClay says he is deeply disappointed Queensland is pushing ahead with discriminatory government procurement rules which will unfairly disadvantage and potentially harm New Zealand companies. Mr McClay has today initiated formal consultations with […]

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Government delivers on trade access promise

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Government delivers on trade access promise

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government delivers on trade access promise Trade Minister Todd McClay has launched a new online portal and non-tariff barrier (NTB) clearing house to improve Kiwi access to international markets. “The National-led Government is committed to removing barriers to trade so our exporters can compete internationally,” […]

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McClay – Government approves TPP11 mandate

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay – Government approves TPP11 mandate

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay – Government approves TPP11 mandate The Government has approved a negotiating mandate for Trans-Pacific Partnership 11 (TPP11), which will ensure New Zealand businesses remain competitive in overseas markets. Trade Minister Todd McClay says New Zealand will be pushing for the minimal number of changes […]

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McClay says NZ-Thailand economic relationship upgraded

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay says NZ-Thailand economic relationship upgraded

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay says NZ-Thailand economic relationship upgraded Trade Minister Todd McClay says Thailand and New Zealand have agreed to market access improvements for our exporters and announced a new agricultural cooperation programme. “In Bangkok today we signed an agreement increasing the volume of New Zealand dairy […]

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McClay to Thailand for high-level trade talks

By   /  July 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay to Thailand for high-level trade talks

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay to Thailand for high-level trade talks Trade Minister Todd McClay will make the first official visit to Thailand by a New Zealand Minister since 2013 to engage with key ministers and business leaders on trade. “Thailand is now our eighth largest trading partner. Since […]

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McClay announces FTA negotiations with Pacific Alliance

By   /  July 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay announces FTA negotiations with Pacific Alliance

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay announces FTA negotiations with Pacific Alliance Trade Minister Todd McClay has announced the launch of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru and says better market access and lower tariffs will be of real value to New Zealand exporters. “This […]

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McClay says time is right for trade deal with four amigos

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay says time is right for trade deal with four amigos

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay says time is right for trade deal with four amigos Trade Minister Todd McClay says he believes the time is right to launch trade talks with Mexico, Chile, Peru and Colombia as part of the Government’s push for better access in Latin America. Mr […]

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Speech at PACER Plus signing ceremony

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Speech at PACER Plus signing ceremony

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Speech at PACER Plus signing ceremony Màlò e lelei, kia orana, tena kotu, tena kotu, tena kotu, katoa and kia ora. Prime Minister, the Honourable ‘Akilisi Pohiva. My counterpart, the Honourable Dr Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa, Minister of Trade. May I acknowledge all of the ministers, negotiators […]

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McClay says United States open to FTA

By   /  June 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay says United States open to FTA

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay says United States open to FTA Trade Minister Todd McClay says his visit to Washington for high-level trade talks with the Trump Administration has been a success and that the U.S. has indicated it is open to a free trade agreement (FTA) with New […]

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McClay congratulates Crawford Falconer

By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay congratulates Crawford Falconer

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay congratulates Crawford Falconer Trade Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the appointment of respected trade policy expert Crawford Falconer as the U.K.’s Chief Trade Advisor. “I congratulate Crawford and wish him well in his new role,” Mr McClay says. Mr McClay says that Mr Falconer […]

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McClay to Washington for high-level trade talks with Trump administration

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay to Washington for high-level trade talks with Trump administration

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay to Washington for high-level trade talks with Trump administration Trade Minister Todd McClay will make New Zealand’s first official ministerial visit to Washington under the Trump administration this week and says he will be pressing to advance our trade relationship. Mr McClay will meet […]

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McClay says PACER Plus signing a historic day for NZ-Pacific relations

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay says PACER Plus signing a historic day for NZ-Pacific relations

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay says PACER Plus signing a historic day for NZ-Pacific relations Trade Minister Todd McClay says a new era of closer economic relations with the Pacific has dawned following the signing of the PACER Plus trade and development agreement in Tonga today. “This is a […]

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PACER Plus – a new era for Pacific economic relations

By   /  June 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on PACER Plus – a new era for Pacific economic relations

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: PACER Plus – a new era for Pacific economic relations Trade Minister Todd McClay says the signing ceremony in Tonga of the landmark PACER Plus trade and development agreement on Wednesday will usher in a new era for closer economic relations in the Pacific. Mr […]

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Early release of FTA scoping paper demonstrates ambition on trade

By   /  June 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Early release of FTA scoping paper demonstrates ambition on trade

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Early release of FTA scoping paper demonstrates ambition on trade Trade Minister Todd McClay has released an information paper on the scope of the proposed free trade agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and the European Union (EU) as the Government seeks to have 90 per […]

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New services group to enhance trade opportunity

By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on New services group to enhance trade opportunity

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New services group to enhance trade opportunity Trade Minister Todd McClay has announced the establishment of the Services Export Reference Group at a press conference to launch an OECD study in Paris today highlighting the significant opportunity services exports offer the New Zealand economy. “Services […]

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Combating protectionism and launch of EU negotiations high on McClay’s Paris agenda

By   /  June 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Combating protectionism and launch of EU negotiations high on McClay’s Paris agenda

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Combating protectionism and launch of EU negotiations high on McClay’s Paris agenda Trade Minister Todd McClay says the OECD Trade and Economic Ministers Council Meeting in Paris this week will be an important opportunity for New Zealand to show continued leadership on trade liberalisation. Mr […]

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