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29 September 2017

TPP deal hinges on coalition decision

Trade experts are fearful coalition talks could get in the way of, and possibly sink, New Zealand's involvement in the Trans Pacific Partnership. | Read more

18 June 2017

New Zealand optimistic about free trade deal with U.S.

The United States has indicated it is open to a free trade agreement (FTA) with New Zealand, New Zealand's trade minister said on Sun | Read more

23 May 2017

NZ trade minister Todd McClay scores early invitation from US counterpart

Trade Minister Todd McClay hopes to travel to Washington next month after receiving an early invitation from newly appointed US trade representative Robert Lighthizer, who is only a week into the job. | Read more

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

11 May 2017

TPP hopes still alive despite loss of US

New Zealand has become the second country to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. But with the United States pulling out, is it really worthwhile - and what are the chances of getting it across the l | 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

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