TPPA Headlines

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Gerry Brownlee

Press Release – The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Gerry Brownlee Headlines: Foreign Affairs Minister Gerry Brownlee says his meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson this week will focus on trading relations, the war on terrorism and relative positions on climate … Read more »

Tillerson Visit a Good Opportunity

Press Release – CAFCA

Why is Bill English sucking up to Rex Tillerson (whom Donald Trump calls “Mr Exxon”) at exactly the same time that his boss is giving the fingers to the world and walking away from the Paris Climate Agreement and hence any American responsibility … Read more »

New public engagement programme promotes trade opportunity

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay has announced a series of trade-related public, iwi and business events signalling greater public engagement to help New Zealanders identify new opportunities and benefits from trade agreements. Read more »

Remaining TPP Members Must Not Miss The Bus On China

Press Release – Trans Tasman

INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS – After US President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the TPP trade deal, the other 11 countries pursuing it decided to forge ahead on their own. But an editorial in The Main Report Business Alert says it is another Superpower … Read more »

Sheep and Beef sector welcomes TPP agreement

Press Release – NZ Beef and Lamb

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA) welcome the recent statement by the Trade Ministers of the eleven Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries in Hanoi to work towards bringing the trade agreement into force expeditiously. Read more »

Questions and Answers – May 23

Press Release – Hansard

1. KANWALJIT SINGH BAKSHI (National) to the Minister of Finance : What reports has he received on the economy, ahead of Thursday’s Budget announcement? Read more »

Revised TPPA must come back to Parliament

Press Release – Green Party

Any new version of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) without the United States (US) must be brought back to Parliament for scrutiny and examination, whether Bill English thinks its necessary or not, the Green Party said today. Read more »

PM’s Press Conference 15/05/22: TPP, meth, housing

Article – Liana Pantaleo

Prime Minister Bill English began todays press conference with a summary of his trip to Japan, noting Japans commitment to the TPP. Read more »

Canadian minister exposes National’s political spin

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

Prime Minister Bill English and Trade Minister Todd McClay are spinning the outcome of Sundays meeting of the eleven remaining countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement in Hanoi for short-term electoral purposes, according to University of … Read more »

Gordon Campbell on the demonising of Iran

Column – Gordon Campbell

Will New Zealand still be willing to pursue its recent trade overtures to Iran, now that US President Donald Trump has used his speech in Riyadh to single out Iran as the main source of terrorism and instability in the Middle East? Read more »

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