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Free Trade Agreements

Free Trade Agreements assist exporters by providing improved access and reducing trade barriers to partner markets

Food Consultants

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Intellectual Property

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International Expansion

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Market Entry

Thinking about expanding your business? Here are some useful insights into starting you off on the right path

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Tariff Calculation

Free tools to allow you to calculate tariffs when exporting your goods to Australia and the US


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Free Trade Agreements

Free Trade Agreements

Trade agreements between two or more countries make international trade easier and more efficient. Read more from MFAT about the progress of NZ’s trade relationships.

How to write a research brief

How to write a research brief

Writing a brief can often be a very challenging and time consuming
process – especially for first timers. However it is essential in order to get
the best possible solution for your research needs. Here are some
guidelines to help clients put together a great brief.

Mindsets – Cultural Consultancy

Mindsets – Cultural Consultancy

Mindsets conduct training seminars for businesses that are looking at expanding their domestic Asian clientele base, or undertaking business in China. Mindsets’ ‘cultural awareness’ courses are designed for a range of frontline/back office roles in import/export, hospitality, FMCG, financial and government sectors. Courses aim to build loyalty and sustainable relationships.



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Free Trade Agreements

USA Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Bioterrorism Act 2002

This new regulation applies to participants in the import supply chain to the United States of America – Growers/Harvesters, Manufacturers/Processors, Packers/Forwarders, Purchasers/Importers. This new regulation pertains only to the importation of food, for consumption in the USA. This regulation does not pertain to cargo transiting the USA with a final destination outside the USA.

Free Trade Agreements

Prior Notice of imported food shipments

This booklet was created to inform food transporters, food importers and exporters, foreign manufacturers and growers, and food filers and brokers about the new Prior Notice regulation. It contains important information that may affect your food imports.

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The Employers and Manufactuers Association (EMA) includes ExportNZ regions in the top half of the North Island.

Business Central

Business Central includes ExportNZ regions in the lower half of the North Island.

Business Canterbury

Business Canterbury includes ExportNZ regions in the top half of the South Island.

Business South

Business South - Otago Chamber & Southern Employers includes ExportNZ regions in the lower half of the South Island.