2019 to be China-New Zealand Year of Tourism

2019 to be China-New Zealand Year of Tourism

A new international agreement will focus on attracting high-value Chinese visitors who stay longer, spend more and travel independently says Tourism Minister Paula Bennett. The 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism initiative was announced in...

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2019 to be China-New Zealand Year of Tourism Arrangement to boost China – NZ trade China FTA upgrade talks began in April China-NZ to collaborate on biomedical research Climate action plan with China E-commerce arrangement to benefit digital sector Enhanced Air Services with China New measures to facilitate Chinese travel Shanghai Becomes First City in Mainland China to Grant Foreign Domestic Workers Residency The top Chinese social media apps for SMEs Understanding the Chinese Millennial Consumer Valuable chilled meat agreement with China "Chengdu Can Du ?" Innovation and start-up environment and opportunities for NZ New Zealand King Salmon joins forces with PCNZ to undertake supply to China

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China Regulatory Brief: Personal Access to VPNs to be Blocked, Tax...

In this week's China Regulatory Brief, we look at the government's instructions to block access to personal VPNs, the new draft regulations on...

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China Now

articles from NZCTA

New Zealand King Salmon joins forces with PCNZ...

Primary Collaboration New Zealand (Shanghai) Co Ltd (PCNZ) has signed a deal with Top of the South based New Zealand King Salmon to support the...

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Events

trade events coming up

NZCTA - HKNZBA Monthly Yum Cha

The NZCTA in association with the HKNZBA are holding a joint regular monthly informal Yum Cha & networking event. The goal is to provide a consistent touch-point for members to rely on to maintain contact with fellow members, and an...

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Eastern Bridge

Featured Member

Eastern Bridge

Eastern Bridge is an International Relations Management company which specialises in connecting organisations in New Zealand and North East Asia. The company provide clients with an outsourced “International Department” with a focus on Greater China, Japan and South Korea for a fraction of the cost of setting up their own. Clients include local governments, manufacturers and exporters, education providers and tourism operators.  Eastern Bridge’s team of eight are based in New Zealand, China and South Korea and bring together a range of skills and experiences relating to doing business with Asia. Eastern Bridge’s services include the International Relations Management Service which is personalised to fit the needs of the client, covering activities which can include communication, marketing, research, due diligence, general advice and training. Eastern Bridge also provides strategic planning and strategy develop and an Asian social media marketing service.

The company was formed by Simon Appleton in 2014. Simon has spent over a decade in Asia, most of which was in Beijing where he studied his Masters in Chinese Law at the prestigious Renmin University. While in Asia Simon has also worked in the media and education sectors. Simon returned to New Zealand in 2010 to work in regional economic development based in the Bay of Plenty. Simon recently relocated his main office to Hawkes Bay, however regularly travels and New Zealand and into Asia to meet with his clients.


Website: easternbridge.co.nz/

ExecTraining

NZCTA China Executive Workshops

In 2016, NZCTA is running a “round table” China executive workshop series. Each session will be limited to no more than 25 with the aim of providing a platform around specific China related topics.
These are designed to encourage round table discussions. The format will be a short presentation followed by a Q&A session with 2-3 panelists.

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Networking

Tap into a growing network of over 250 businesses, representing a diversity of New Zealand business interests, experienced in doing business in and with China. Become part of this network to discover new opportunities and to receive advice from others who have succeeded in trading with China.

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Canton Fair

China Import and Export Fair, renowned as the “Canton Fair”, is an important channel of China’s foreign trade and a demonstration of the country’s opening up policy. It plays a key role in advancing the development of China’s foreign trade and the economic and trade exchanges between China and the rest of the world. And it is renowned for “China’s No. 1 Fair”.

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