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Barriers to Trade

Barriers to TradeBarriers to trade can take two forms. Tariff Barriers – the duties you pay at the border for your goods to enter a country and Non-Tariff Barrriers that cover everything else. Tariff barriersReductions in tariffs are usually negotiated through...

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Australia keeps playing field level for New Zealand wine

If your business is facing unjust regulations and rules in foreign markets have you ever thought that maybe they could be challenged? The New Zealand Government is maintaining the focus on barriers to trade and welcomes inquiries from exporters concerned with...

Barriers to Trade

Trade Update – March

March Trade UpdateCPTPPCPTPP has been signed.  We now need to get it ratified fast.  Once six members have ratified the agreement it comes into force.  While in Chile for the signing ceremony New Zealand, Canada and Chile agreed to work...

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Going for Gold

Catherine BeardTaking a black-listed company and turning it around to win international contracts is no small feat, but it’s something rowing skiff manufacturer Laszlo Boats NZ has achieved and has its sights set even higher with the help of an Olympian golden...

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Barking Mad

Catherine BeardWho would have thought that a natural product used centuries ago by indigenous people is now being used as a powerful ingredient in ‘functional food’, to combat the stresses, strains and ailments of our modern world?Customers around the...

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DIY distribution key to success for Olivado

Catherine BeardSupply and distribution are two of the biggest issues Kiwi exporters are faced with, especially when it comes to food and beverage products.I caught up with Jason Vokes who runs the New Zealand operations of Olivado from Kerikeri, to learn how this...

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Navigating the long-haul China journey

Catherine BeardDoing business in China is not for the faint-hearted, but when it’s your first ever export market you’re in for a really steep learning curve! This didn’t put Rachael Speedy and her team at NZ Premium Foods off however, as she has...