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Ministry PIF review 2017

By   /  June 28, 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 Ministry PIF review 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Ministry PIF review 2017 The State Services Commission has published the Ministry’s second review under its Performance Improvement Framework (PIF). These reviews are designed to help public sector leaders improve the performance of the agencies they lead. The central […]

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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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Appointments support business growth and promotion

By   /  May 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Appointments support business growth and promotion

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Appointments support business growth and promotion Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Trade Minister Todd McClay have welcomed appointments and reappointments to the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Board (NZTE) and the New Zealand Story Board (NZ Story Board). Carmel Fisher has been appointed to […]

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New Zealand Consulate-General Sydney location change

By   /  May 23, 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 Consulate-General Sydney location change

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand Consulate-General Sydney location change The New Zealand Consulate-General in Sydney is moving to new premises at 20 Bond Street in the Sydney CBD. The Consulate will be closed to the public from 3pm on Thursday 25 May and […]

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Manchester: Incident at Manchester Arena

By   /  May 23, 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 Manchester: Incident at Manchester Arena

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Manchester: Incident at Manchester Arena There has been an incident at the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena. Local authorities have confirmed that there have been a number of fatalities and injuries. We advise New Zealanders currently in Manchester to […]

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Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement Ministerial Statement

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement Ministerial Statement

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement Ministerial Statement Ha Noi, Viet Nam – Ministers and Vice Ministers from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore and Viet Nam met today to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the margins of the Asia-Pacific […]

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McClay attends regional trade meetings in Hanoi

By   /  May 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay attends regional trade meetings in Hanoi

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay attends regional trade meetings in Hanoi Trade Minister Todd McClay has arrived in Vietnam for the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting of Trade Ministers, where he will also co-chair a meeting on the next steps for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The meeting follows […]

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Ratifying the TPPA makes no sense

By   /  May 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Barry Coates, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Environment & Resource Management, Fair trade, Green Party, investor state dispute, ISDS, Opposition News, Politics, TPP, TPPA, Trade, Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement  /  Comments Off on Ratifying the TPPA makes no sense

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Ratifying the TPPA makes no sense The recent high-fiving between the government and agricultural exporters over ratification of the TPPA (Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement) is empty gesture politics in an election year. Ratification by New Zealand means nothing. New Zealand law changes are not implemented unless […]

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McClay says TPP ratification keeps options open

By   /  May 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay says TPP ratification keeps options open

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay says TPP ratification keeps options open Trade Minister Todd McClay has welcomed Cabinet’s decision to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and says the move shows leadership with Japan who has also ratified the agreement. “Cabinet’s decision sends a clear message that we see value […]

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Ambitious trade target agreed with Vietnam

By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Ambitious trade target agreed with Vietnam

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ambitious trade target agreed with Vietnam Trade Minister Todd McClay says he sees big opportunities for New Zealand exporters following a visit to Vietnam this week. Mr McClay met with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Trade Minister Tran Tuan Anh to talk about regional […]

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McClay to hold talks with Vietnamese PM on Trade

By   /  May 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay to hold talks with Vietnamese PM on Trade

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay to hold talks with Vietnamese PM on Trade Trade Minister Todd McClay travels to Vietnam today to hold talks with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Trade Minister Tran Tuan Anh to discuss developments for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Regional Comprehensive Economic […]

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