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ExportNZ Welcomes TPP deal

Press Release – ExportNZ Catherine Beard, Executive Director of ExportNZ says it is a huge relief for New Zealand exporters that the Trans Pacific Partnership deal has reached a positive conclusion, despite not getting all we wanted from dairy access. It is important … ExportNZ Welcomes TPP deal Catherine Beard, Executive Director of ExportNZ says it is a huge relief for New Zealand exporters that the Trans Pacific Partnership deal has reached a positive conclusion, despite not getting all we wanted from dairy access. “It is important to remember the significance of the TPP opportunity.” “TPP represents around 40% of world GDP – and our businesses need equal access to those huge markets. New Zealand has more to gain from TPP than most countries because the highest tariffs apply to primary products, which are around two-thirds of our goods exports.” “New Zealand has been trying for years to get competitive access to big markets like the US and Japan, and TPP will open those doors and allow our exporters to compete. ” “TPP will eliminate tariffs on 93 per cent of New Zealand’s exports to the United States, Japan, Canada, Mexico, and Peru, and for that result our negotiators and Trade Minister Groser must be congratulated.” “If we want to have diversified exports – both goods and services, to participate in global value chains and to spread our risk...

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US Developments on TPP & EU, What this Means for NZ

Press Release – ExportNZ US developments on TPP & EU, what this means for NZ, Go Global is coming and more… MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTORWednesday 27 February 2013 US developments on TPP & EU, what this means for NZ, Go Global is coming and more… MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Save the date! Go Global 2013 is coming on 23 May. If you missed last year’s Go Global, you can check out the 2012 programme here and also register for the 2013 gathering, which promises to be bigger and better than ever. Watch this space for the soon to be announced line up of world class speakers. What we can promise is a first class networking and learning opportunity from Kiwis who have taken on the world and are winning in international markets. Register before 15 March to take advantage of the early bird $99 special rate. Register here. Trade Update – US developments on TPP and Europe In this month’s update I bring you the latest developments to come out of the US and what this means for NZ. In his State of the Union address, President Obama re-stated the US intention to have TPP concluded this year, but also to launch and conclude a trade and investment agreement with the EU (The Trans-Atlantic Partnership) within the same time frame. More… Building strategies for a new decade...

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