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Visit to strengthen trade links with Mexico

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker heads to Mexico this weekend for a series of meetings aimed at strengthening trade links with the Latin American nation. Read more »

Joint Statement by Jacinda Ardern and Scott Morrison

Press Release – New Zealand Government

1. Prime Minister the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern and Prime Minister the Hon Scott Morrison MP met in Auckland on 22 February 2019 for the annual Australia-New Zealand Leaders Meeting. Prime Minister Ardern and Mr Clarke Gayford warmly welcomed Prime Minister … Read more »

UN migration pact should be debated by Parliament

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

UN migration pact should be debated by Parliament ACTs Human Rights Spokesman Stephen Berry is calling on the Government to allow the UN Global Compact for Migration to be debated by Parliament. Read more »

NZ Joins Breakaway Push for WTO E-Commerce Rules

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

NZ Joins Breakaway Push for WTO E-Commerce Rules that Protect Google etc from Regulation New Zealand has joined a breakaway group of around 70 countries who affirmed their intention to launch plurilateral negotiations on electronic commerce at the World … Read more »

CPTPP meeting agrees guidelines to expand trade agreement

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The first Commission meeting of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has reached agreement on guidelines to expand the trade agreement. Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker welcomed the agreement on accession procedures … Read more »

Science Deadline: cannabis, ice sheets, science journalism

Press Release – Science Media Centre

The potential for cannabis-related harm is being downplayed in debates about the drug’s legal status, according to Otago researchers. Read more »

Parker to attend first CPTPP Commission meeting in Tokyo

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker heads to Tokyo later this week for the first Commission meeting of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade agreement, which came into force on 30 December 2018. Read more »

Brexit: What does that mean for NZ trade?

Article – RNZ

Brexit: Theresa May survives no-confidence vote but what does that mean for NZ trade? Read more »

New campaign for a 21th century trade agenda

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

The website JusTrade.nz, launched today, heralds a new forward-looking campaign for a progressive 21st century trade agenda. Read more »

Progressive alternatives needed as failed TPPA model enters

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

The Labour-New Zealand First government will be hoping that New Zealanders have got short memories as it celebrates the entry into force of the rebranded Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, minus the United States, says University of Auckland law … Read more »

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