Trade Update

ExportNZ Trade & Policy UpdateJanuary 2023

ExportNZ Trade & Policy Update
January 2023

New Zealand Chairing the CPTPP Commission It will be New Zealand’s turn to host the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Commission in 2023, with trade ministers from the 11 member countries converging in Auckland in July. New...

ExportNZ Trade & Policy UpdateJanuary 2023

ExportNZ Trade & Policy Update
November 2022

2022 ExportNZ DHL Export Barometer Survey Report ExportNZ and DHL partner annually to survey exporters about the industry environment and their expectations for the future. This year’s survey showed us that exporters are optimistic about their exporting futures (67...

ExportNZ Trade & Policy UpdateJanuary 2023

ExportNZ Trade & Policy Update October 2022

ExportNZ Trade & Policy Update October 2022 It has been another busy month for the New Zealand trade policy team. The month has seen a CPTPP Council meeting and a negotiating session on the UK CPTPP Accession.  New Zealand is preparing to take on the CPTPP...

ExportNZ Trade & Policy UpdateJanuary 2023

Trade & Policy Update September 2022

New Zealand-United Kingdom FTA  The elevation of Liz Truss as British Prime Minister is said to give New Zealand a “huge advantage” according to Trade and Export Growth Minister, Damien O’Connor. As British Trade Secretary, Truss had a part in negotiating the...

ExportNZ Trade & Policy UpdateJanuary 2023

Trade update – August

New Zealand-European Union FTA  The NZ-EU FTA, concluded on 30 June, is now undergoing legal verification and, after that, will be translated into the EU’s 23 official languages. The FTA will need to be agreed by Ministerial representatives from each of the 27...

ExportNZ Trade & Policy UpdateJanuary 2023

Trade update – July

July Trade Update The EU-NZ FTA end game was fascinating to watch Last month we were awaiting the PM’s visit to Brussels and did not know whether New Zealand would be prepared to finalise the FTA with the EU or seek to extend negotiations in the hope of getting a more...

ExportNZ Trade & Policy UpdateJanuary 2023

Trade update – June

Trade update - June All Eyes On PM’s Visit to BrusselsSenior Officials have been camped in Europe for weeks and Minister O’Connor has stayed on after the WTO Ministerial to be in Brussels.  Does this mean that the PM will be able to reach...

ExportNZ Trade & Policy UpdateJanuary 2023

Trade update – May

Trade update - May United Kingdom-New Zealand FTAThe international treaty examination process has been completed by the Foreign Affairs, Defence, and Trade Select Committee, and they have released their final report. The Agreement will now move into the legislation...

ExportNZ Trade & Policy UpdateJanuary 2023

Trade update – April

Trade update - April China-NZ FTA UpgradeThe Upgrade entered into force on 7 April. The upgraded agreement will improve New Zealand’s access into China’s services market for a number of sectors including Airport Operations Services, Audio Visual...

ExportNZ Trade & Policy UpdateJanuary 2023

Trade update – March

Trade update - March March 2022 Trade UpdateNZ-UK FTAWith the Agreement signed New Zealand has moved fast towards ratifying the FTA.  The process begins with consideration of the Agreement at Select Committee.  The submissions are worth a read,...

ExportNZ Trade & Policy UpdateJanuary 2023

Trade update – February

Trade update - February February 2022 Trade UpdateWith the EU-NZ FTA negotiations effectively on hold pending the French elections, the main focus of activity has been on the finalisation of the NZ-UK FTA and CPTPP expansion.UKWe understand that we are very close to...

ExportNZ Trade & Policy UpdateJanuary 2023

Trade update – December/January

Trade update - December/January December 21/January 22 Trade UpdateWhile New Zealanders and Australians have been sunning themselves on the beach the trade policy world has remained very active.  This has included some unexpected developments and more good...