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Trade
Wed 16 Nov 2016
Trade Minister Todd McClay travels to Peru today to attend the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial Meeting in Lima where he expects to hold talks on RCEP, FTAAP and TPP. Mr McClay will join trade and foreign ministers from 20 other APEC economies which account for half of global trade and 60 per cent of world GDP. ...
Trade
Tue 15 Nov 2016
Trade Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the third reading of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Amendment Bill in Parliament today. The passage of this Bill is a significant step towards New Zealand ratifying the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). ...
Trade
Tue 15 Nov 2016
Trade Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the third reading of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Amendment Bill in Parliament today. The passage of this Bill is a significant step towards New Zealand ratifying the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). ...
Trade
Thu 10 Nov 2016
  TPP Bill: Third Reading Speech   I move, that the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Amendment Bill be now read a third time. ...
Trade
Thu 10 Nov 2016
  TPP Bill: Third Reading Speech   I move, that the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Amendment Bill be now read a third time. ...
Trade
Thu 3 Nov 2016
Minister of Trade Todd McClay has welcomed the second reading of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Amendment Bill in Parliament today. “TPP is our biggest trade deal to date, and presents a huge opportunity for our economy, adding an estimated $2.7 billion a year to New Zealand’s GDP once it has been fully phased in,” says Mr McClay. ...
Trade
Thu 3 Nov 2016
Minister of Trade Todd McClay has welcomed the second reading of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Amendment Bill in Parliament today. “TPP is our biggest trade deal to date, and presents a huge opportunity for our economy, adding an estimated $2.7 billion a year to New Zealand’s GDP once it has been fully phased in,” says Mr McClay. ...
Trade
Fri 28 Oct 2016
Trade Minister Todd McClay says New Zealand and Australia have outlined a series of initiatives and agreed a process to reinvigorate the New Zealand-Australia single economic market agenda. "The Closer Economic Relations agreement (CER) with Australia was New Zealand's first free trade agreement over thirty years ago, and today we are two of the most integrated economies in the world. "The single economic market agenda is about reducing barriers and encouraging trans-Tasman economic growth," says Mr McClay. ...
Trade
Fri 28 Oct 2016
Trade Minister Todd McClay says New Zealand and Australia have outlined a series of initiatives and agreed a process to reinvigorate the New Zealand-Australia single economic market agenda. "The Closer Economic Relations agreement (CER) with Australia was New Zealand's first free trade agreement over thirty years ago, and today we are two of the most integrated economies in the world. "The single economic market agenda is about reducing barriers and encouraging trans-Tasman economic growth," says Mr McClay. ...
Trade
Fri 28 Oct 2016
Trade Minister Todd McClay will visit China and Hong Kong for a series of trade discussions, and participate in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial meeting in Cebu, Philippines. ...
Trade
Fri 28 Oct 2016
Trade Minister Todd McClay will visit China and Hong Kong for a series of trade discussions, and participate in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial meeting in Cebu, Philippines. ...
Trade
Mon 24 Oct 2016
Trade Minister Todd McClay and EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström have agreed on the importance of working in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) towards reducing non-tariff barriers (NTBs), addressing harmful fisheries subsidies that contribute to over fishing, and reform of domestic support in agriculture. "Commissioner Malmström and I are committed to progressing these important issues in Geneva as part of preparations for the next WTO Ministerial Conference in 2017," say Mr McClay. ...
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