The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
The ability of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to hear any New Zealand disputes arising out of Brexit could be under threat.
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.
The New Zealand meat industry could be hit by fallout from the tense and divisive Brexit negotiations.
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.
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.
Agriculture is high on his agenda as new Trade Minister Todd McClay attends the 10th WTO Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya.
Much is at stake in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial meeting getting underway in Nairobi.
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.
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.