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Wanted! New FTA Partners

Wanted! New FTA Partners

This new research completed for NZIBF by Sense Partners provides a forward-looking, data-driven assessment of priority FTA partners for the future. Identifying options for New Zealand’s next tranche of trade negotiations - Final Report - April...

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Submission to MFAT for CPTPP Review

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NZIBF’s Submission to MFAT for CPTPP review

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

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The now widespread use of the term “Indo Pacific” to describe the region to which New Zealand belongs brings a risk of geographical confusion. Stephen Jacobi explores the term Indo Pacific for the TradeWorks blog.

NZ Herald: Turbulence in global trade

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Stephen Jacobi writes about turbulence in global trade, published by NZ Herald.

Address to World Affairs Forum, 22 August 2022

ADDRESS TO THE WORLD AFFAIRS FORUM AUCKLAND, 22 AUGUST 2022 STEPHEN JACOBI EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NZ INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS FORUM TURBULENCE IN GLOBAL TRADE Thanks to Greg Thwaite for inviting me to speak to you this evening. It’s good to be back in the habit of meeting...

Trade and Climate Change: State of Play

TRADE AND CLIMATE CHANGE: STATE OF PLAY. A discussion paper prepared for the NZIBF by Adrian Macey, June 2022. Download here. Update: NZ-EU FTA The NZ-EU FTA has been finalised.  Article X.6 of the  trade and sustainable development chapter is on trade and...

THE NZ/EU FTA IS LIKE THE CURATE’S EGG

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It’s fair enough to claim that this FTA was the best deal that could be obtained in the circumstances and that continuing negotiations might have led to a worse or even no outcome.