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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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Fair and sustainable trade: A Green Party vision for New Zealand’s trading relationships

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Fair trade, Free trade, Green Party, Opposition News, PACER, Politics, TPPA, Trade, treaties  /  Comments Off on Fair and sustainable trade: A Green Party vision for New Zealand’s trading relationships

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Fair and sustainable trade: A Green Party vision for New Zealand’s trading relationships Trade is a cornerstone of the New Zealand economy. It provides us with the things we want and need, and enables us to pay for those with exports that generate business opportunities […]

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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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Lamb Shank Redemption at NZ Food Week in Korea

By   /  July 7, 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 Lamb Shank Redemption at NZ Food Week in Korea

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Lamb Shank Redemption at NZ Food Week in Korea Celebrity Chef Lee Jinho and his cooking demonstration New Zealand Food Week in Korea and local interest in New Zealand food and beverage offerings has kept the NZTE Seoul office […]

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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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PACER Plus: In whose interests?

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Free trade, Green Party, Opposition News, PACER, Pacific,, Politics, The Issues, Trade, trade agreement  /  Comments Off on PACER Plus: In whose interests?

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: PACER Plus: In whose interests? The government’s pursuit of free trade agreements at any cost has now turned to some of the most unique but vulnerable societies in the world – our Pacific neighbours. The government is again pushing a trade agreement that undermines the […]

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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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