Trade and Export Growth
The Government's trade agenda took another step forward today with the announcement in Dubai that New Zealand will start exploratory discussions on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O’Connor announced.
Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce and Industry, Textile and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution of India and Hon Damien O’Connor, Minister for Trade and Export Growth of New Zealand, had a bilateral meeting today at New Delhi.
Trade & Export Growth and Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor will depart for India on Saturday for bilateral talks to advance the economic relationship, from 27-29 Augus
Minister for Trade and Tourism, Senator the Hon Don Farrell, hosted Hon Damien O’Connor, New Zealand Minister for Trade and Export Growth, in Adelaide on 11 August to mark the 40th anniversary of the Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (the CER Agreement) and advance the next stage of collaboration across the Tasman under this world-class agreement.
Today, New Zealand and Australia have signed a Sustainable and Inclusive Trade Declaration as we mark 40 years of Closer Economic Relations.
Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O’Connor will depart for Adelaide tomorrow to meet his Australian counterpart, Senator the Hon Don Farrell for the annual Closer Economic Relations (CER)
The United Kingdom’s accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is great news for the region and New Zealand.
New Zealand and the European Union have overnight signed a ground-breaking Free Trade Agreement that will provide significant new trade access to our fourth-largest trading partner.
Next weekend, Auckland will play host to international Trade Ministers as New Zealand hosts the 7th Commission Meeting of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Prime Minister Chris Hipkins will travel to Brussels to witness New Zealand signing the NZ-EU Free Trade Agreement before heading to Stockholm and the NATO Leaders’ Summit in Lithuania.
New Zealand has taken steps to grow primary sector exports through agreement with China to boost agriculture and food safety cooperation.
Trade and Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor is welcoming the election of New Zealand’s candidate, Dr John Barker, as Director General of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) at a meeting this evening in Spain.
Minister of State for Trade and Export Growth Rino Tirikatene will travel to Singapore today, to meet with Singaporean counterparts, promote business investment for wāhine entrepreneurs, and explore
Trade and Export Growth Minister Damen O’Connor will depart tomorrow for London to represent New Zealand at the Commonwealth Trade Ministers’ Meeting and then to Paris to vice-chair the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting.
Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O’Connor joined ministerial representatives at a meeting in Detroit, USA today to announce substantial conclusion of negotiations of a new regional supply chains agreement among 14 Indo-Pacific countries.
Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O’Connor will travel to Detroit tomorrow to represent New Zealand at the annual APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade meeting from 24 – 29 May.