TPPA Headlines

National’s TPPA-11 leaves four questions unanswered

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

Nationals TPPA-11 announcement leaves four questions unanswered The National government announced on the last day of Parliament that Cabinet has endorsed terms for a major new trade and investment deal – the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement … Read more »

Impacts of NAFTA on digital rights

Press Release – OpenMedia

Civil society urges trade decision-makers to consider the impacts of NAFTA on digital rights Organizations from Mexico, Canada and the United States highlight the need for increased transparency and urge the exclusion of intellectual property provisions Read more »

Fair trade group slams attempt to revive TPP without US

Press Release – AFTINET

Trade negotiators from 11 of the original 12 TPP countries are meeting in a secret location in Sydney from August 20 for their fourth set of talks to see if the TPP can be revived without the US. They aim to complete talks by November this year. … Read more »

TPP agreement will give New Zealand a competitive edge

Press Release – Federated Farmers

A long awaited Trans Pacific Partnership(TPP) agreement cant come quick enough with approval for a mandate to negotiate good news says Federated Farmers. Read more »

Government approves negotiating mandate for revamped TPP

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) – The government has approved a negotiating mandate for the so-called Trans-Pacific Partnership 11, a trade deal it says could save New Zealand companies $222 million a year, says Trade Minister Todd McClay. Read more »

TPP11 progress is positive

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

Confirmation of New Zealands mandate to negotiate for the new Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP11) is positive progress says the EMA. Read more »

Questions and Answers – August 17

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Budget 2017Social Services 1. BRETT HUDSON (National) to the Minister of Finance : How is Budget 2017 helping support social services over the next 4 years? Hon STEVEN JOYCE (Minister of Finance) : Budget 2017 … Read more »

National Scheming to Lock in TPPA

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 17 AUGUST 2017 National Scheming to Lock in TPPA So Future Govt Has No Influence Read more »

McClay – Government approves TPP11 mandate

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has approved a negotiating mandate for Trans-Pacific Partnership 11 (TPP11), which will ensure New Zealand businesses remain competitive in overseas markets. Read more »

Commitment to TPP11 applauded

Press Release – Business NZ

New Zealands mandate to negotiate for the new Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP11) is good news, says ExportNZ. Read more »

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