TPPA Headlines

Rabobank Beef Quarterly

Press Release – Rabobank

A number of trade agreements, such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and a proposed Mercosur/EU trade agreement, look set to start having an impact on global beef trade in 2018. At the same time, applications of blockchain technology are now … Read more »

TPPA rebrand betrays the national interest

Press Release – It’s Our Future

Its Our Future continues to oppose the ironic rebrand of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, says Oliver Hailes, spokesperson for New Zealands network of opponents to the economic treaty, which was released to the public yesterday. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Feb 22

Press Release – Hansard

1. Hon PAULA BENNETT (Deputy LeaderNational) to the Prime Minister : Does she have confidence in all of her Ministers? Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS (Deputy Prime Minister) on behalf of the Prime Minister : Yes. Hon Paula Bennett : Does she have confidence … Read more »

US and Canada to drop ISDS from NAFTA. NZ should for TPPA

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

US and Canada to drop ISDS from NAFTA. NZ should insist on the same for TPPA-11 Canada and the US are set to agree on withdrawing the controversial investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism from the North American Free Trade Agreement … Read more »

Parliament: Oral Questions – 22 February 2018

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. Hon PAULA BENNETT to the Prime Minister: Does she have confidence in all of her Ministers? Read more »

TPP-11: It’s not worth it

Press Release – Barry Coates

According to the governments National Interest Analysis released today, there would be a very small economic benefit from TPP-11. The benefits will be only 0.3 1.0% growth in GDP by the time the TPP is fully implemented, in 20 years time. … Read more »

The D5 are meeting this week – does anybody know?

Column – Peter Dunne

This week, New Zealand is hosting one of the most important international gatherings it will have been part of for some time. No, it is not a meeting of the Five Eyes intelligence and espionage partners. Nor is it anything to do with the Trans Pacific … Read more »

Revised TPP signatories organise their out-clauses

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand government is in negotiations with other signatories to the 11-nation Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement over an unknown number of so-called ‘side letters’ that effectively remove … Read more »

Red Meat Sector welcomes release of the CPTPP text

Press Release – Beef And Lamb NZ

Media Release 21 February 2018 Red Meat Sector welcomes release of the CPTPP text and National Interest Analysis The release of the text of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (CPTPP) and New Zealands National Interest … Read more »

TPPA-11 National Interest Analysis is recycled spin

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

TPPA-11 National Interest Analysis is recycled spin, Labour squanders opportunity for real change The revised National Interest Analysis (NIA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement minus the US (TPPA-11), released today, layers new spin onto … Read more »

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