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 today...

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2019 to be China-New Zealand Year of Tourism Arrangement to boost China – NZ trade China FTA upgrade talks to begin 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

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Understanding China’s ‘Fapiao’ Invoice System

In China, a fapiao is a legal receipt that serves as proof of purchase for goods and services. The larger fapiao invoice system, however, is an...

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"Chengdu Can Du ?" Innovation and...

As with other tier 1 and 1.5 cities, Chengdu is investing heavily into innovation and entrepreneurship. The rapidly expanding start-up...

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Wellington - Daigou Event

How the Freelance Shopping Adviser Channel can help a Kiwi brand Wechat is a mobile phone based social media app. It is widely used by the Chinese speaking population around the world.  While most people use it for socialising, a lot...

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Latipay is the winner of the main prize at the Australia New Zealand Internet Awards (ANZIA) as Tech Start Up Of The Year 2016.
Latipay is a Kiwi company that provides New Zealand businesses with the payment tools to work directly with Chinese consumers.
The fully compliant Tech Start Up is the only platform that allows Kiwi businesses in the education, travel and e-commerce sector to offer their Chinese students, travellers or consumers a way to pay through the following platforms: WeChat, Alipay, JDPay, & 19 of the main Chinese Online Banks.
The Chinese payer transacts in Chinese Yuan (CNY) through their e-wallet or bank and the New Zealand businesses gets paid in New Zealand Dollars (NZD) all in real time.
Latipay’s three products range from their invoicing platform for larger transactions, their e-commerce payments button for websites ,through to their Point of Sale QR code facility for smaller retail transactions.
Latipay works with some of the largest and most recognised Kiwi brands that interact with Chinese students, travellers and education providers, and this Tech Start Up Award confirms their place as the only compliant provider of these facilities and a leading New Zealand Financial Technology Company.
Latipay operates within the Chinese State Approved Foreign Exchange guidelines (S.A.F.E) and partnered with Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) for their full New Zealand compliance requirements.

Website: www.latipay.nz/


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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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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