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New Zealand to participate in Expo 2020 in Dubai

Published By   /  April 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand to participate in Expo 2020 in Dubai

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand to participate in Expo 2020 in Dubai Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Trade Minister Todd McClay have announced that New Zealand will participate in World Expo 2020, to be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The announcement was made during Mr Bridges’ […]

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Historic PACER Plus agreement finally concluded

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Historic PACER Plus agreement finally concluded

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Historic PACER Plus agreement finally concluded Trade Minister Todd McClay says the successful conclusion of PACER Plus negotiations is a landmark day for trade and the sustainable economic development of the Pacific. “PACER Plus is a unique trade and development agreement. It includes a development […]

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McClay in talks to promote trade and investment with Malaysia

Published By   /  April 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay in talks to promote trade and investment with Malaysia

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay in talks to promote trade and investment with Malaysia Trade Minister Todd McClay travels to Malaysia today for high-level talks with Malaysian Trade Minister Mustapa Mohamed and to mark 60 years of successful bilateral relations between the two countries. Mr McClay will also speak […]

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Free trade backers are simply out of touch

Published By   /  April 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Barry Coates, chartered accountants, Economy, Work, & Welfare, exports, Fair trade, Free trade, Free Trade Agreement, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, TPP, TPPA, Trade  /  Comments Off on Free trade backers are simply out of touch

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Free trade backers are simply out of touch Are the backers of free trade out of touch with public opinion? This was the question asked when the Chartered Accountants launched their Future of Trade study. I was astonished by the answer in a room of […]

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National’s new trade agenda looks backwards not forwards

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Barry Coates, Bill English, Economy, Economy, Work, & Welfare, export, Exporters, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, smart green economy, The Issues, TPPA, Trade, value add, World Trade Organization, WTO  /  Comments Off on National’s new trade agenda looks backwards not forwards

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National’s new trade agenda looks backwards not forwards Today’s announcement on trade by Bill English amounts to more of the same. More trade deals that will deliver increasingly modest benefits far in the future. This is a justification for their current approach, not a trade […]

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Waitangi Day Event in Seoul

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Trade  /  Comments Off on Waitangi Day Event in Seoul

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Waitangi Day Event in Seoul A Waitangi Day Event was held in Seoul on 10 February. On 10 February, the Kiwi Chamber  and Kiwi Alumni  joined forces to host a Waitangi Day Event at Mozzie Bar in Itaewon. The […]

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Prospects for NZ/Pacific Alliance FTA gather pace

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Prospects for NZ/Pacific Alliance FTA gather pace

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Prospects for NZ/Pacific Alliance FTA gather pace Trade Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the announcement by Pacific Alliance Ministers that they will look to progressively advance their trade agenda and says this is likely to provide significant opportunity for New Zealand exporters.    The Pacific […]

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McClay: Prospects for NZ/Pacific Alliance FTA gather pace

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay: Prospects for NZ/Pacific Alliance FTA gather pace

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay: Prospects for NZ/Pacific Alliance FTA gather pace Trade Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the announcement by Pacific Alliance Ministers that they will look to progressively advance their trade agenda and says this is likely to provide significant opportunity for New Zealand exporters.    The […]

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Joint Statement by TPP Partners

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Joint Statement by TPP Partners

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Joint Statement by TPP Partners Viña del Mar, Chile – High Level Representatives from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Malaysia, Peru, and Singapore and Vietnam met here today to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on the margins of the High Level […]

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Trade Minister travels to Chile for TPP meeting

Published By   /  March 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Trade Minister travels to Chile for TPP meeting

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Trade Minister travels to Chile for TPP meeting Trade Minister Todd McClay travels from London to Chile today for the first combined meeting of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries following the United States’ withdrawal from the agreement. “I welcome the opportunity to sit down with other […]

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Joint Press Statement by Trade Minister Todd McClay and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox

Published By   /  March 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Joint Press Statement by Trade Minister Todd McClay and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Joint Press Statement by Trade Minister Todd McClay and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox Trade Minister Todd McClay met International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox and Minister for Trade Policy Lord Price today to reaffirm their joint commitment to global trade liberalisation, and lay the […]

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NZ and EU move closer to FTA

Published By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on NZ and EU move closer to FTA

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ and EU move closer to FTA Trade Minister Todd McClay and European Union Trade Commissioner Cecelia Malmström have agreed the completion of joint scoping discussions towards an EU-NZ Free Trade Agreement (FTA) following a meeting in Brussels today. After almost 2 years of discussion, […]

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Minister confident over billion dollar beef appeal

Published By   /  February 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Minister confident over billion dollar beef appeal

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister confident over billion dollar beef appeal Trade Minister Todd McClay says he is extremely confident New Zealand has a strong case following Indonesia’s decision to appeal a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling in favour of New Zealand beef and horticulture exports and says he […]

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Bad Idea: TPPA without the USA

Published By   /  February 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Barry Coates, Bill English, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Fair trade, Free trade, Green Party, ISDS, Malcolm Turnbull, Opposition News, Politics, TPP, TPPA, Trade, Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, USA  /  Comments Off on Bad Idea: TPPA without the USA

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Bad Idea: TPPA without the USA News that Prime Minister Bill English is expected to try and resuscitate the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) when he meets with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull this weekend makes me question why English is intent on flogging this particular […]

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Trade Minister to visit Japan and Singapore

Published By   /  February 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Trade Minister to visit Japan and Singapore

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Trade Minister to visit Japan and Singapore Trade Minister Todd McClay will visit Japan and Singapore this week to discuss regional trade issues with his ministerial counterparts. During his visit to Japan, which is the first stop, Mr McClay will meet with the Minister in […]

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Doha service increases trade and travel options

Published By   /  February 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Doha service increases trade and travel options

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Doha service increases trade and travel options Trade Minister Todd McClay today welcomed the inaugural daily flight of Qatar Airways direct Auckland – Doha service at Auckland International Airport saying the world’s longest flight was set to boost New Zealand trade and tourism. “Qatar is […]

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Re-think trade deals for a fair and clean economy

Published By   /  January 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Barry Coates, Climate Change, Donald Trump, Economy, Work, & Welfare, EU, Fair trade, Free trade, Free Trade Agreement, Green Party, NBR, Opposition News, Politics, Sierra Club, TISA, TPP, TPPA, Trade, trade agreements, Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, TTIP, USA  /  Comments Off on Re-think trade deals for a fair and clean economy

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Re-think trade deals for a fair and clean economy Donald Trump didn’t kill the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), popular opinion did. Trump – and Hillary Clinton for that matter – wouldn’t have campaigned against the TPPA if they didn’t think that would align them with […]

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Future trade progressing with the UK

Published By   /  January 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Future trade progressing with the UK

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Future trade progressing with the UK Trade Minister Todd McClay has said that New Zealand’s ongoing and future trade relationship with the United Kingdom is in good shape following agreement on the next steps for the newly established NZ-UK Trade Policy Dialogue. The progress was made […]

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New Zealand Embassy Dubai – We’re moving

Published By   /  January 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Embassy Dubai – We’re moving

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand Embassy Dubai – We’re moving The New Zealand Embassy in Abu Dhabi will be moving to new premises from Thursday 19 January, and will be closed to the public for two days. The Embassy will re-open on Monday […]

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Vanuatu company accused of exporting kava ‘trash’ throws industry in turmoil

Published By   /  January 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Business, Culture, Development, Evening Report, exports, Featured, Global, kava, kava exports, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, plantations, PMC Reportage, Reports, Sarami Plantation, Sustainability, Trade, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu company accused of exporting kava ‘trash’ throws industry in turmoil

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Tainted kava threatens Vanuatu’s kava export industry. Pictured is ground Vanuatu kava sold by a US retailer. Image: Vanuatu Daily Digest By Len Garae in Port Vila The writing is on the wall for the fate of Peter Colmar’s kava exporting company, Sarami Plantation, now that the Minister […]

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