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11 May 2017

Questions about TPP’s future as NZ ratifies agreement

The New Zealand government has ratified the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) free-trade agreement. | Read more

30 March 2017

Trump’s trade strategy and controversial tax proposal

NZUS Council director analyses Trump's trade strategy and controversial tax proposal. On NBR Radio. | Read more

24 March 2017

PM launches ambitious trade agenda

Prime Minister Bill English has today launched New Zealand’s updated trade strategy, Trade Agenda 2030, and reiterated the Government’s commitment to free trade. | Read more

24 January 2017

NZ likely to be offered one-on-one trade deal with United States

US President Donald Trump has indicated that the 11 other countries of the TPP - including New Zealand - will be approached to negotiate a one on one deal with the United States. | Read more

23 January 2017

‘Plan B’ TPP on the cards - PM

A 'Plan B' Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement could still go ahead without the United States, Prime Minister Bill English says. | Read more

17 October 2016

New PPI report highlights TPP’s many practical benefits for U.S. small exporters

The Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) today released a new policy memo highlighting the many practical ways in which the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will make exporting faster, easier, cheaper, and more certain for U.S. small exporters, and how growing small business trade would help spread trade’s benefits to more Americans. | Read more

30 September 2016

Fran O’Sullivan: TPP hot topic on US political agenda

When Hillary Clinton came to town in 2010 the then Secretary of State said "we are very committed to the Trans Pacific Partnership we want to expedite the negotiations as much as possible." | Read more

29 September 2016

John Kerry warns TPP rebuff a ‘giant step backward’

US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned of grave consequences for America if the nation walks away from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). | Read more

03 August 2016

Obama: Pulling up drawbridge on trade would hurt US workers

President Barack Obama found common cause with the leader of Singapore in the face of growing political headwinds against the Trans-Pacific Partnership, warning that to "pull up a drawbridge" on trade would only hurt the United States and its workers. | Read more

02 June 2016

Six years of export growth to United States

New Zealand's exports to the United States (US) increased for the sixth consecutive March year in 2016, Statistics New Zealand said today. This earned New Zealand $2.8 billion more in 2016 than in 2010. | Read more

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