Posts tagged "Export NZ"

Trump’s Iran threat ‘pretty concerning’ for NZ exporters

[9 May/Radio NZ] New Zealand exports who send goods to Iran might be affected by President Trump’s threat to sanction countries who trade with the Middle Eastern nation. New Zealand exported $120 million of goods to Iran last year, with dairy products making up three quarters of this. Export NZ Executive Director, Catherine Beard, said...

Trans-Pacific Partnership could benefit NZ by up to $4b

[21 February/The Country] New Zealand’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade (‘MFAT’) said the economy will grow by up to $4 billion following the release of the revised Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. The dairy industry is expected to save up to $86 million in tariffs and New Zealand’s exporters would save about $200 million to...

Govt help to exporters gets a boost

[3 April/ Otago Daily Times] Prime Minister, John Key, Trade Minister, Tim Groser and Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce announced that the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) budget will be allocated $55 million of new funding and $14 million of redirected funding over the next four years to assist exporters to succeed internationally, demonstrating...

Russian Minister sees FTA in 2014

 [3 February/ NZ Herald] Russia’s Deputy Economic Minister, Alexei Likhachev, has been reported as telling journalists that Russia, together with its customs union partners Belarus and Kazakhstan, was ‘very likely’ to sign a free trade agreement with New Zealand this year.  Negotiations on the agreement began in 2011.  A spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign...