Tuesday, 07 May 2019 10:22

TPP already paying off

The Trans-Pacific trade deal, CPTPP, has already cut tariffs on New Zealand beef to Japan from 38.5% to 26.6%.

Published in General News
Thursday, 25 January 2018 11:55

Sheep and beef sector welcomes trade deal

Farmers and meat processors are welcoming the conclusion of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) negotiations in Tokyo.

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.

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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
Friday, 27 January 2017 14:12

Trade is life blood — meat industry

While disappointed by the US decision to withdraw from the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), the New Zealand sheep and beef sector remains strongly supportive of the deal.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 14:55

TPP not dead yet!

NZ’s special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen recently completed two weeks of talks in Canada and the US advocating for the TPP and trade. He says politics dominate, but TPP is definitely moving forward.

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