Displaying items by tag: fta

Tuesday, 26 October 2021 08:55

Finally, a deal is here

News that NZ and the UK have agreed 'in principle' to the terms of the free trade agreement (FTA) will come as welcome news to the dairy sector.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 October 2021 07:55

NZ seeks support for trade deals

Trade and Export Minister Damien O'Connor says he's had positive discussions with top EU trade politicians and officials on his trip to Europe.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 September 2021 11:55

Leaving on a jet plane - again!

Damien O'Connor is planning to head back to Europe again shortly to breathe oxygen into the free trade agreements that New Zealand is negotiating separately with the UK and the EU.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 August 2021 06:55

'We want an Aussie-style agreement'

What happens in the next six weeks will be critical for New Zealand to secure a free trade agreement (FTA) with the UK, according to the executive director of the Dairy Companies Association (DCANZ), Kimberly Crewther.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 30 June 2021 09:55

Aussie FTA leaves NZ meat sector envious

New Zealand's meat sector will be hoping to benefit from a yet-to-be-signed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) that its Australian counterparts are about to enter into with the UK.

Published in General News
Thursday, 24 June 2021 08:55

All locked up and without a plan to unlock

OPINION: Australia and the UK have just concluded a free trade deal.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 24 June 2021 07:55

Editorial: A good deal takes time

OPINION: When Trade and Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor arrives back in the country in a few days' time, don't expect him to be waving around a piece of paper saying NZ has nailed free trade agreements (FTAs) with the UK and EU.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 17 June 2021 10:55

Editorial: Tough road ahead

OPINION: Trade Minister Damien O'Connor recently flew of to the UK and Eu in an effort to add some much needed momentum to the glacial pacde of free trade talks currently taking place between NZ and both Britain and Europe.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 10:55

UK warned to honour FTA commitments

Plans for the United Kingdom to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) have come with a warning from New Zealand dairy companies.

Published in World News
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 09:55

Trade issues dominate meat industry

Trade issues are well traversed in the Meat Industry Association's (MIA) annual report.

Published in General News
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