The ability of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to hear any New Zealand disputes arising out of Brexit could be under threat.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 09:20

Meaty matters for NZ

New moves are afoot, this month, to try to resolve the issue of tariff rate quotas (TRQs) which will threaten New Zealand sheepmeat exports to Europe when Britain leaves the European Union (EU) next year.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 14:55

Are EU and UK doing the dirty of NZ?

The New Zealand meat industry could be hit by fallout from the tense and divisive Brexit negotiations.

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Trade Minister Todd McClay and EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström have agreed on the importance of working in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) towards reducing non-tariff barriers (NTBs), and reform of domestic support in agriculture.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 16:17

Christmas bonus for NZ agriculture

New Zealand primary sectors were not expecting the World Trade Organisation (WTO) decision to remove all agricultural export subsidies, says the new Trade Minister Todd McClay.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 13:19

Agriculture in spotlight for new trade minister

Agriculture is high on his agenda as new Trade Minister Todd McClay attends the 10th WTO Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 14:38

Eyes on WTO ministerial meeting

Much is at stake in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial meeting getting underway in Nairobi.

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A Lincoln University expert says NZ exporters will have to be on their game to reap the benefits of a huge trade access deal that has gone under the radar.

Published in General News
Friday, 02 October 2015 16:31

Feds boss hits out at TPP sceptics

The last 20 years of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) have provided an objective framework to base our international trade and seen the Feds provide great assistance to small countries like New Zealand.

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