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ABAC 18 – Luke Sweeney on young people and trade

As part of our #ABACUnwrapped series, youth volunteer Luke Sweeney talks about volunteering at the ABAC meeting in Auckland and why it's important for young people to be involved in trade and understanding trade issues for the future. It’s important for young people...

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A Trade Policy for our times

A Trade Policy for our times

The Government is “refreshing” its trade policy strategy. That’s both admirable and timely. The...

Oh, What A Lovely War

Oh, What A Lovely War

Who spoke to whom about what in China has over recent weeks fuelled some intense speculation and...

RCEP COMES TO TOWN

RCEP COMES TO TOWN

It’s not a secret – negotiators from the sixteen member economies of the Regional Comprehensive...

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NZIBF 2022 Chair Report

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2022 CHAIR’S REPORT I am pleased to present my second report on the activities and achievements of the NZ International Business Forum (NZIBF) for 2022-23, our fifteenth year of operations.  At the outset I would like to thank Members for...

NZ BUSINESS LEADERS AT APEC 2022

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New Zealand business will be represented at the APEC Leaders’ Week in Bangkok, commencing 13 November, by members of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC).

Submission to MPI on Modernising Our Export Assurances Systems: Legislative Options

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Export New Zealand (ExportNZ) and the New Zealand International Business Forum (NZIBF) welcome the opportunity to comment on the Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) Modernising Our Export Assurance Systems: Legislative Options Consultation Document.

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.