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Free Trade Agreements assist exporters by providing improved access and reducing trade barriers to partner markets
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Free tools to allow you to calculate tariffs when exporting your goods to Australia and the US
Tech Safe was selected by the New Zealand Government to deliver a programme to improve the cyber-security of businesses to help them meet the objectives of the government’s cyber security strategy
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.
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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 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.
Access a basic profile of New Zealand’s top 100 companies ranked by number of employees. Kompass has complete profiles of 15,000 NZ businesses including details on their activities, brands, people, products & services searchable by 30 different criteria. Top 100, Top 500, Top 1000: they’ve got it. Free trial available.
If you want to understand your customers, market research is a good tool. The companies listed here specialise in market research and are all members of the Association of Market Research Organisations (AMRO).
A comparison of study of key considerations for New Zealand’s exporters. A report for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 2010.
Implementation of the US Advance Cargo Information Program follows a staggered approach starting on the East coast in August 2004. Full details on the time frames and the affected states are outlined here.
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.
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.
This booklet was created to inform domestic and foreign food facilities about the new food facility registration law and regulations. It contains important information that may affect your firm.
Detailed cargo information is required for all NZ flights (including transit cargo) to or through the USA. Find out how to submit your data to the USA Customs and Border Protection (CBP) System here.
The past two decades have witnessed an active period of global reform with respect to policies concerning Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). This paper examines – from an empirical, economic perspective – policies that complement the generally strengthened framework for IPRs in developing countries.