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RMA Review Shows Promise But Time Will Tell

Friday, 17 September 2004, 9:40 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The forest and wood processing industries today welcomed the announcement of proposed changes to the Resource Management Act (RMA) tabled by the Government. More >>

Radiata Gains Ground In China

Thursday, 19 August 2004, 9:56 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The New Zealand Forest Industries Council (NZFIC) is making good progress in resolving technical issues around the use of Radiata Pine in China’s construction sector. More >>

National And Labour Get It Wrong On Climate Change

Friday, 6 August 2004, 2:30 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The forest and wood processing industries have expressed disappointment that National has followed Labour’s lead in advocating the nationalisation of forest carbon sink credits. More >>

Small Victory for New Zealand forestry industry

Friday, 9 July 2004, 11:22 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The New Zealand forestry industry has welcomed a small victory in protecting the industry’s international image. More >>

Forestry seeks major changes in RMA review

Monday, 5 July 2004, 11:01 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The forest and wood processing industries are calling for a major shake-up of the Act which regulates the effects of industry on the environment. More >>

New Chair For Forest Industries Council

Monday, 31 May 2004, 12:43 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

Lees Seymour, Managing Director of Weyerhaeuser New Zealand, is the new Chairman of the New Zealand Forest Industries Council (NZFIC). He takes over from outgoing Chairman Devon McLean who held the role for the last five years. More >>

Forest Prods Promote Elimination Of Trade Barriers

Friday, 14 May 2004, 10:16 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

Forest products industry representatives from Canada, New Zealand and the United States were in Geneva this week to push for significant progress in the latest round of industrial market access talks. The visit represented a renewed commitment to ... More >>

Industry Reaffirms Support For Free And Fair Trade

Friday, 23 April 2004, 5:44 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

International forest and paper products industry representatives, meeting in Canberra, Australia this week have urged the international community not to let 2004 become a ‘wasted year’ for the process of trade liberalisation. More >>

Trans-Tasman Agreement Follows Historic Meeting

Tuesday, 20 April 2004, 4:46 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The plantation forest and wood products industries on both sides of the Tasman have concluded their first ever joint meeting, with an agreement to co-operate in the fields of international trade, climate change, and research. More >>

Forest Industries Welcome China FTA Prospect

Thursday, 15 April 2004, 9:39 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The New Zealand Forest Industries Council (NZFIC) welcomes the Government’s conclusion of a Trade and Economic Co-operation Agreement with China as a first step towards negotiating a comprehensive free trade agreement (FTA). More >>

NZFIC says cohesion vital for forest sector dev.

Friday, 27 February 2004, 11:30 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

Greater co-operation and cohesion are the keys to the forest and wood processing sector’s future development, according to the Chief Executive of the Forest Industries Council, Stephen Jacobi. More >>

Forestry Commodity Levy – Study Commissioned

Friday, 23 January 2004, 11:10 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

Forest industry organisations have commissioned international forestry experts, Jaakko Poyry to undertake a study of the issues surrounding a commodity levy for the New Zealand forestry industry. More >>

Radiata Wins Chinese Recognition – President Hu

Tuesday, 28 October 2003, 11:36 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

Chinese President Hu Jintao confirmed the decision during his visit to New Zealand over the weekend, New Zealand Forest Industries Council chief executive Stephen Jacobi said today. More >>

Address To Timber Design Society Seminar

Friday, 3 October 2003, 1:15 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

I think the attendance of so many today clearly shows the interest and timeliness of this seminar. More >>

Disappointing Result But Forestry Work To Continue

Monday, 15 September 2003, 2:35 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The outcome of the Cancun World Trade Organisation (WTO) meeting is not the end of the Doha negotiations but a lot more work will be needed to achieve a significant outcome for forestry, the New Zealand Forest Industries Council said today. More >>

NZ Forestry Represented At Meeting With Ministers

Thursday, 11 September 2003, 10:14 am | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The New Zealand Forest Industries Council today joined other international forestry organisations in urging world trade ministers to deliver a fair deal for forestry. More >>

Forest Industries Council Attending WTO Meeting

Friday, 5 September 2003, 5:33 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

Stephen Jacobi, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Forest Industries Council, is attending the ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organisation in Cancun, Mexico from 10-14 September as an adviser to the New Zealand delegation. More >>

Forest Industry Council Welcomes Trade Initiative

Thursday, 7 August 2003, 3:39 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

New Zealand Forest Industries Council chief executive Stephen Jacobi today congratulated Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton on his decision to seek strategic input from business into current world trade negotiations. More >>

Timber Treatment Proposals Threaten Forestry Ind

Tuesday, 29 July 2003, 1:43 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

Proposed changes to building regulations as a result of the leaky buildings issue are ludicrous and represent a major threat to the country’s third largest export industry, the New Zealand Forest Industries Council said today. More >>

BIA Cost Benefit Analysis a Good Move

Friday, 2 May 2003, 5:07 pm | New Zealand Forest Industries Council

The New Zealand Building Industry Federation (BIF) and the New Zealand Forest Industries Council (NZFIC) today welcomed the decision of the Building Industry Authority (BIA) to undertake a cost benefit analysis of possible recommendations regarding the use ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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