World Trade Agreement Removes Long Standing Barriers

Press Release – Gallagher WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – August 14, 2015) – The New Zealand Government’s signing, today, of the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) has presented a massive opportunity. Sir William Gallagher, CEO and Chairman of the …World Trade Agreement Removes Long Standing Barriers to Lucrative Government Contracts WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – August 14, 2015) – The New Zealand Government’s signing, today, of the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) has presented a massive opportunity. Sir William Gallagher, CEO and Chairman of the Gallagher Group, is overjoyed at the potential this agreement presents for his global security business. “As with all New Zealand companies, we’ve long faced challenges in competing for Government business offshore. This agreement gives us the opportunity to simply and directly present our highly innovative government security solutions to the world,” said Sir William. The Government Procurement Agreement opens up trade opportunities for Gallagher in 43 WTO member countries, including the US, Canada, Japan, and 28 countries in the European Union. According to New Zealand Economic Development Minister, Steven Joyce, the agreement provides New Zealand companies with guaranteed access to bid for an estimated USD1.7 trillion in annual overseas government contracts. As one of New Zealand’s shining business examples for innovation and technology, Gallagher has developed Government specific security solutions for countries throughout the world. “We’ve been working in the Government space...

Read More