Wednesday, 22 May 2019 08:25

World reopens for NZ asparagus

An asparagus breeder sees scope for the industry making a “tremendous breakthrough” via the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

Published in General News
Monday, 08 April 2019 10:46

Hero or hypocrite?

Your old mate was interested to see Trade Minister David Parker recently hailing the success of the revamped TPP trade deal.

Published in The Hound
Friday, 18 January 2019 12:56

Change of tune

The Hound, like most rational people in NZ’s primary and export sectors, was delighted to see the much maligned and denigrated trade agreement of the past few years – the CPTPP, formerly known as the TPP – come into force this month.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 14:55

Revamped TPP irons out bumps

The new revamped TPP agreement preserves the essential elements of the original agreement – particularly improved access to Japan, Canada and other markets – says New Zealand International Business Forum (NZIBF) executive director Stephen Jacobi.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 12:55

TPP 11 deal still ‘very alive’

The possibility is still “very alive” that New Zealand will get on board the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, says trade expert and consultant Stephen Jacobi.

Published in General News

If we don’t get Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) through, we will be seriously ‘squeezed’ in the Japanese market, says trade expert Stephen Jacobi.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 14:55

TPP with or without US worthwhile

While it is New Zealand’s preference to have the US in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), there is still value in the agreement without the US, says lead negotiator Martin Harvey.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 13:55

Trade a priority — Editorial

Trade and New Zealand’s position on it has been high on the agenda recently.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 07:55

Mexico FTA could help NZ dairy

New Zealand can survive without the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal in the short term, says Wellington-based trade expert Charles Finny.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 09:55

More FTAs needed

New Zealand needs to work hard on developing special trading relationships with Japan and Mexico, according to the Head of Global Agri for KPMG, Ian Proudfoot.

Published in General News
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