New Zealand Forest Industries Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Next government must improve investment climate

Tuesday, 16 August 2005, 2:24 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

New Zealand’s next government must urgently improve the investment climate if the country is to receive maximum benefit from forestry and wood processing, industry leaders say. More >>

China timber projects lay foundation for marketers

Wednesday, 27 July 2005, 11:08 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

Completed China timber projects lay foundation for marketers A major initiative to gain regulatory acceptance for Radiata pine in China will be successfully completed in the next few months, providing a solid foundation for further market development. ... More >>

RMA - wake up and smell the coffee

Tuesday, 26 July 2005, 9:15 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The Resource Management Act is killing investment in wood processing, say forest industry organisations. More >>

Forest Industries Council to Pass Baton to Woodco

Friday, 1 July 2005, 10:56 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The New Zealand Forest Industries Council is preparing to pass the baton of industry representation to a new umbrella body. More >>

Shanghai Centre Helps China Wood Export Effort

Tuesday, 21 June 2005, 9:18 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The opening of a centre to showcase New Zealand wood products in Shanghai will be an important boost to the industry’s export effort, says Forest Industries Council Chief Executive Stephen Jacobi. More >>

Global Forest and Paper Industries Unite in Geneva

Friday, 10 June 2005, 9:28 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

A delegation from the international forest and paper industry is in Geneva June 7-9 to press the industry’s case for trade liberalization in the wood and paper sectors through World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Doha Development Agenda. More >>

Forest Industry Urges Progress on Trade

Wednesday, 1 June 2005, 9:56 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

On the eve of a major gathering of global forest industry CEOs in Vancouver, industry associations from six countries - Australia, Canada, Chile, South Africa, New Zealand and the United States - have urged trade negotiators to focus on delivering a major ... More >>

Chance to Push for Open Markets in Forest Products

Monday, 30 May 2005, 1:34 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

A Global Forest Summit beginning in Vancouver this week provides a strong opportunity to promote open markets in the trade of forest products, NZFIC Chairman Lees Seymour said today. More >>

Fire Safety Seminar Important to Timber Trade

Tuesday, 24 May 2005, 9:03 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The New Zealand Forest Industries Council welcomes the APEC-led seminar on the fire safety of timber, starting in Wellington tomorrow, as it will open the way for growth in trade and timber products in the Asia-Pacific region. More >>

Fire Safety Seminar Important to Trade in Timber

Monday, 23 May 2005, 4:59 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The New Zealand Forest Industries Council welcomes the APEC-led seminar on the fire safety of timber, starting in Wellington tomorrow. More >>

Major Pulp and Paper Conference

Thursday, 12 May 2005, 5:26 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

Appita, the technical association serving the Australian and New Zealand pulp and paper industry, begins one of the sector's biggest events in Auckland on Monday (May 16). More >>

Carbon Tax Means Reduced Wood Export Value

Wednesday, 4 May 2005, 2:57 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

More logs on wharves and less high value export production will be the inevitable consequence of the Government's carbon tax, says NZ Forest Industries Council Chief Executive Stephen Jacobi. More >>

Govt/Ind. Initiative Will Help Make Forestry No. 1

Wednesday, 6 April 2005, 4:23 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The Forest Industry Development Agenda, announced by Hon Jim Anderton, will help the industry on its way to becoming New Zealand's largest export earner, industry leaders said. More >>

Forest Industry Welcomes Wood Design Funding

Wednesday, 30 March 2005, 5:54 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The Government’s announcement of a $2.26 million initiative to promote wood design will encourage innovation in the construction industry, says NZ Forest Industries Council Chief Executive Stephen Jacobi. More >>

Forestry - The Unsung Hero Of The Kyoto Protocol

Tuesday, 15 February 2005, 5:37 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The real heroes of the Kyoto Protocol are the tens of thousands of New Zealanders who have invested over the years in commercial planted forests and who work in the forestry and wood processing industries, say industry leaders. More >>

Wood And Paper Industry Expansion On CER Agenda

Monday, 13 December 2004, 12:20 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

Government Ministers in New Zealand and Australia have been asked to assist the further development of the wood and paper industries of the two countries as part of the weekend’s CER Business Dialogue in Queenstown. More >>

Closer TransTasman Links Critical Says Wood Sector

Tuesday, 7 December 2004, 10:33 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The prominent inclusion of wood and paper products on the agenda for this month’s CER Business Dialogue meeting in Queenstown will help New Zealand and Australian exporters get a better deal internationally, says NZ Forest Industries Council Chairman ... More >>

Forestry Finds Marketing Strength In Numbers

Sunday, 14 November 2004, 4:42 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

A significant cross section of the New Zealand wood products industry has committed to working together to make inroads into the crucial China market. More >>

Forest Industry Seeks Coalition

Monday, 27 September 2004, 11:53 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

A major conference aimed at developing a co-operative market strategy for the Chinese wood products market will take place in Rotorua on 11 and 12 November. More >>

Developing China Wood Opportunities

Monday, 27 September 2004, 12:38 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

A major conference aimed at developing a co-operative market strategy for the Chinese wood products market will take place in Rotorua on 11 and 12 November. More >>

 

 

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