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Lane Street Studios named Wellington Exporter of the Year

Lane Street Studios named Wellington Exporter of the Year

Lane Street Studios named Wellington Exporter of the Year Source: Business Central Upper Hutt film production business Lane Street Studios has been crowned Exporter of the Year at this year’s 2024 ExportNZ ASB Wellington Export awards. The awards celebrate exporting...

ExportNZ Trade & Advocacy Update May 2024

ExportNZ Trade & Advocacy Update May 2024

UAE FTA Negotiations to Go Ahead.

At the beginning of the month, New Zealand Minister of Trade, Todd McClay met with his UAE counterpart, Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi to announce that New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates would formally commence negotiations towards a bi-lateral free trade agreement.

ExportNZ Trade & Advocacy Update May 2024

NZ-EU Free Trade Agreement brings immediate gains

Export NZ Executive Director Josh Tan says the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed with the European Union is set to deliver immediate outcomes for Kiwi exporters from today. "With an earlier than expected entry into force date, New Zealand horticulture exports will...

EU – NZ – FTA Seizing Opportunities Through Compliance 2024

EU – NZ – FTA Seizing Opportunities Through Compliance 2024

New Zealand’s free trade agreement with the European Union (EU) has entered into force. To realise the significant opportunities presented by this deal, New Zealand exporters of goods and services should familiarise themselves with all relevant EU laws and take steps to ensure their compliance.

ExportNZ Trade & Advocacy Update May 2024

ExportNZ Trade & Advocacy Update April 2024

Activity over the past month has been largely devoted to ensuring full utilisation of FTAs that have been negotiated rather than negotiating new ones. The one exception is the Gulf where work continues on both the GCC and UAE opportunities. Submissions on the UAE FTA are being analysed.

ExportNZ Trade & Advocacy Update May 2024

ExportNZ Trade & Advocacy Update March 2024

Foreign Minister Peters paid an important visit to India this month. The visit appears to have gone well and to have been appreciated by the Indian side. No specific outcomes were expected, particularly on the trade front.

ExportNZ Trade & Advocacy Update May 2024

The Exporter – February 2024

If you are an exporter in the Wellington region or know of someone in the region then please check out our ExportNZ ASB Wellington Export Awards for 2024 – entries are currently open! It’s a fantastic way to showcase your business and celebrate the work, the effort, and the innovation that is coming out of the sector.

ExportNZ Trade & Advocacy Update May 2024

The Exporter – November 2023

ExportNZ would like to congratulate Hon Todd McClay on his appointment as Minister for Trade, as well as his appointments as Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Forestry, and Associate Minister of Foreign Affairs. McClay will know our sector well having served as Minister for Trade between 2015 and 2017. We would also like to congratulate Nicola Grigg, on her appointment as Minister of State for Trade.