Day: March 16, 2016

TPP reduces non-tariff trade barriers

Press Release – New Zealand Government Trade Minister Todd McClay says the government is looking closely at non-tariff barriers (NTBs) as part of its strategy to boost exports and grow the economy. Addressing the Southland Chamber of Commerce in Invercargill where he is on a regional visit …

Questions For Oral Answer March 16

Press Release – Office of the Clerk 1. ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: What were the estimates given to him in his conversations with banks about the number of dairy farmers that are likely to go into receivership and leave the land? 2. JAMES SHAW to the Prime Minister: Does he …

Global Dairy Trade Down – National Out of Ideas

Press Release – New Zealand First Party New Zealand First says the National Government is completely out of ideas and it is time for farmers to swap over to New Zealand First. The latest fall in global dairy prices isnt a surprise, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament …

Consultation over TPPA not enough

Press Release – Green Party Te Puni Kkiri (TPK) officials were barely consulted over the Governents formal analysis of the impact of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement on New Zealand, leaving doubts that the impact on Mori was properly assessed, the Green Party says. …