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NZIBF Welcomes The Start Of Comprehensive Trade Negotiations With The UAE

Tuesday, 7 May 2024, 11:13 am | NZ International Business Forum

The NZ International Business Forum (NZIBF) welcomes the start of formal negotiations on the New Zealand/UAE Closer Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) and looks forward to steady progress that will lead to the securing of a comprehensive and modern agreement ... More >>

New Team For Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum

Tuesday, 2 April 2024, 5:17 pm | NZ International Business Forum

Stephen Jacobi and Simon Le Quesne will carry out executive duties on behalf of Business New Zealand to support the ANZLF’s policy objectives. They will work closely with the Australian Secretariat which is supported by the Business Council of Australia. More >>

NZ/EU FTA A Bonus For Some Sectors – Business Forum

Friday, 22 March 2024, 9:46 am | NZ International Business Forum

The NZ International Business Forum (NZIBF) acknowledges the passage of the implementing legislation for the New Zealand/European Union Free Trade Agreement and looks forward to the FTA’s entry into force on 1 May. “This agreement was difficult to negotiate. ... More >>

From AI To Fast Fashion, ‘World’s Environment Parliament’ Adopts Bold Action Plans

Saturday, 2 March 2024, 2:27 pm | NZIBF

Despite its overwhelming importance at the heart of the international trade system, members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) have concluded their Ministerial in Abu Dhabi (“MC13”) with only a meagre outcome. NZ International Business Forum ... More >>

Large Business Delegation Bound For India

Wednesday, 23 August 2023, 6:14 am | NZ International Business Forum

Fifty business representatives will leave later this week bound for Delhi, making it one of the largest delegations ever to head for India. The delegation, comprising members and senior leaders of five business organisations, comes at a time of renewed ... More >>

IPEF Supply Chain Agreement – A Useful But Modest Step – Business Forum

Monday, 29 May 2023, 1:08 pm | NZ International Business Forum

“Supply chains are the arteries of global trade – any moves to make them function more efficiently and make sure they are resilient in times of crisis are to be welcomed”, says NZIBF Executive Director Stephen Jacobi. Mr Jacobi was reacting to the announcement ... More >>

Welcoming Report's Strategic Focus On India Market

Thursday, 27 April 2023, 9:27 am | NZ International Business Forum

The NZ International Business Forum (NZIBF) welcomes the discussion document India & New Zealand, A Relationship Ready For Its Next Phase released today by the India New Zealand Business Council (INZBC). “INZBC and the report’s authors ... More >>

Asia-pacific Business Leaders Gathering In Auckland, 12-14 February 2023

Wednesday, 8 February 2023, 7:51 pm | NZIBF

Equity, sustainability and opportunity are key themes of one of the largest gatherings of senior Asia-Pacific business leaders held in New Zealand for some time. The APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) is due to meet in Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland . Aotearoa/New ... More >>

Major Gathering Of Asia-pacific Business Leaders To Be Held In Auckland, 12-14 February 2023

Wednesday, 14 December 2022, 3:50 pm | NZIBF

Sustainability, digitalisation and resilient, inclusive trade will be key themes of a major gathering of senior Asia-Pacific business leaders to be held in Auckland early next year – the first such event to be held in New Zealand for some time. ... More >>

Nz Eu Fta – A Mixed Bag, Says Business Forum

Friday, 1 July 2022, 3:36 pm | NZ International Business Forum

Reacting to the overnight conclusion of negotiations for a free trade agreement between New Zealand and the European Union, the NZ International Business Forum (NZIBF), which brings together a cross section of major exporters, said the outcome was mixed ... More >>

NZ EU FTA Coming Down To The Wire – Hold The Line, Says Business Forum

Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 10:14 am | NZ International Business Forum

As negotiations accelerate to conclude an ambitious free trade agreement between New Zealand and the European Union, the NZ International Business Forum (NZIBF), representing a cross section of major exporters, urges the Government and its negotiators ... More >>

WTO Back In Business – International Business Forum

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 2:41 pm | NZIBF

The NZ International Business Forum (NZIBF) welcomes the outcome of the World Trade Organization (WTO) 12th Ministerial Council meeting in Geneva and congratulates Trade Minister O’Connor and officials. “It’s great to see the WTO back in the business ... More >>

Business Forum Commends Russia Sanctions Legislation

Thursday, 10 March 2022, 6:56 am | NZIBF

The NZ International Business Forum (NZIBF) has commended Parliament’s bipartisan Russia Sanctions legislation, targeting those involved in the invasion of Ukraine. “Tough times call for tough measures and this legislation is an appropriate response ... More >>

Business Forum Applauds “Historic” NZ UK FTA

Tuesday, 1 March 2022, 8:26 am | NZ International Business Forum

The conclusion of the NZ UK Free Trade Agreement is a historic moment for NZ’s trade, says the NZ International Business Forum. “This new free trade agreement, negotiated and concluded in record time, delivers unprecedented access to the UK ... More >>

NZIBF: WTO Ministerial Conference: Open Letter To Trade Minister O'Connor

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 12:37 pm | NZ International Business Forum

As you and your colleagues prepare to gather in Geneva, we write this open letter to express the strong support of the New Zealand business community for ambitious outcomes at the Twelfth World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference (“MC12”). More >>

APEC – ‘A Powerful Example Of Community’ – Business Forum

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 2:14 pm | NZ International Business Forum

In a year of unprecedented challenge, New Zealand’s leadership in APEC and the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) has helped the region to weather the storm of the pandemic and secure a better foundation for the future, says the New Zealand ... More >>

New Zealand To Ratify RCEP – Good Move Says Business Forum

Monday, 1 November 2021, 12:20 pm | NZ International Business Forum

Final steps are being completed for New Zealand’s ratification of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Trade Agreement, which brings implementation of the Agreement’s useful provisions a step closer, says the NZ International Business ... More >>

Chinese Taipei Cptpp Application Welcome, Says Business Forum

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 3:05 pm | NZIBF

Chinese Taipei’s formal application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) raises the prospect of wider cutting-edge trade liberalisation in the Asia Pacific region, says Stephen Jacobi, Executive Director ... More >>

China's CPTPP Application Welcome Says Business Forum

Friday, 17 September 2021, 10:28 am | NZIBF

China’s formal application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is a welcome expression of its interest in further trade reform, says Stephen Jacobi, Executive Director of the NZ International Business ... More >>

Wanted ! New FTA Partners

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 11:52 am | NZ International Business Forum

New research commissioned by the NZ International Business Forum (NZIBF) identifies options for New Zealand’s next tranche of trade negotiations. “Trade is the country’s lifeblood and trade has boosted the economy during the pandemic” says NZIBF Executive ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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