[5 September/NZBRiC]

The New Zealand Business Roundtable in China was launched in Shanghai on 5 September. The event was attended by senior members of the New Zealand business community in Shanghai. The Board Chair, Kevin Parish, said it was a representational platform led by New Zealand business and would advocate for key interests on behalf of New Zealand businesses operating in China. He added it would provide a forum for New Zealand business to share experience, opportunities and challenges for their China operations. Zespri, Fonterra, Primary Collaboration New Zealand (PCNZ) and KEA NZ were among the founding board members. The Government had an advisory role on the Board through representatives.