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How to use China’s Negative Lists and Foreign Investment...

Entry into the Chinese market is regulated by the country’s negative lists ...

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NZ China Council Investment Report “Understanding Chinese...

Our investment report “Understanding Chinese Investment in New Zealand” ...

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NZ China Council names former Consul General as Executive Director

The New Zealand China Council has appointed Rachel Maidment as its new Executive ...

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A Glance At NZ Trade With China After The Coronavirus Outbreak –...

Daily trade data for the last four weeks and a day gives an updated glance at New ...

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UMS partners with New Zealand China Trade Association (NZCTA)

United Media Solution (UMS), New Zealand’s leading Chinese digital marketing ...

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A Glance At NZ Trade With China After The Coronavirus Outbreak – 10 March Update

A Glance At NZ Trade With China After The Coronavirus ...

Daily trade data for the last four weeks and a day gives an updated glance at New Zealand exports to China since the COVID-19 outbreak, Stats NZ said. The high-level graphs released today show total export and import values, and export and import values to and from China. CSV files include exports and imports to...

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China Top Trade Partner For 2019

China Top Trade Partner For 2019

China was New Zealand’s top trading partner in 2019, Stats NZ said. Since 2017, China has been New Zealand’s top trading partner, and from 2013 the second-largest trading partner. In the year ended December 2019, 23 percent of New Zealand’s total goods and services exports and 16 percent of...

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Primary industries in good shape to respond to drought and COVID-19

Primary industries in good shape to respond to drought and ...

The primary sector’s strength, resilience and ability to respond to the effects of drought and the global impact of COVID-19 is highlighted by a new report out on 12 March.The latest Situation Outlook for Primary Industries, from MPI, forecasts primary sector revenue will rise 0.5 per cent in the year to June 2020 to...

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What 2020 looks like for Kiwi exporters in China

What 2020 looks like for Kiwi exporters in China

Damon Paling, former NZTE trade commissioner to China and now refreshed after a break on the Hauraki Gulf, shares his outlook for Kiwi exporters in China this year. Through the end of 2019 two-way trade in goods and services between New Zealand and China comfortably exceeded NZD30 billion. Despite ongoing headwinds facing the...

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China overtakes the US as top beef market

China overtakes the US as top beef market

China overtook the United States as the biggest market for New Zealand beef exports in 2019, Stats NZ said today. In the year ended December 2019, beef exports to China rose $880 million (112 percent) from 2018 to reach $1.7 billion. In contrast, beef exports to the US fell $245 million (20 percent) to $956...

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Message of support for the city of Wuhan

Message of support for the city of Wuhan

On behalf of the New Zealand China Council, I express my support to the city and people of Wuhan during the difficulties presented by the coronavirus outbreak. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the outbreak and the authorities working to address the serious public health challenges which have emerged.China is an...

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Exhibition remembers first Chinese New Zealander

Exhibition remembers first Chinese New Zealander

A photograph of the first Chinese New Zealander is catching the eye of his descendents almost a hundred years after his death.Appo Hocton's picture  is part of the "Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A Photographic Journey" exhibition at the Wellington Portrait Gallery.Wellington-born Graeme Inwood is Hocton's great...

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New Structure Confirmed for NZ China Council

New Structure Confirmed for NZ China Council

NZ China Council Chair Sir Don McKinnon has announced a new governance and membership structure to improve the Council’s operational effectiveness and enhance the diversity of its membership.The new structure will provide for a larger membership drawn from government agencies, business and the wider community. The...

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The future is in your hands - go build it

The future is in your hands - go build it

Dajia hao, tena koutou katoa. My thanks to Jan Fitzgerald and her colleagues at the Institute of Global Engagement New Zealand for the kind invitation to be with you in Christchurch today: it’s a pleasure for me to join you in welcoming our Chinese visitors to New Zealand.I understand you come from all over China...

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Deepening our relationship with China

Deepening our relationship with China

Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis will travel to China tomorrow to deepen the 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism and our relationship with China. “The 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism showcases our flourishing people-to-people connections, offers opportunities to foster new relationships and strengthen current...

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China’s SOE Reforms: What the Latest Round of Reforms Mean for the Market

China’s SOE Reforms: What the Latest Round of Reforms ...

China’s SOE Reforms: What the Latest Round of Reforms Mean for the Market Written by: Zoey Ye Zhang, Asia Briefing, Dezan Shira & Associates The latest round of China’s SOE reforms covers topics like “SOE classification”, “capital assets management”, “mixed ownership...

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Annual exports to China top $15 billion for first time

Annual exports to China top $15 billion for first time

Annual exports to China jumped 22 per cent in April to top $15 billion for the first time, amid growing demand for beef, lamb, logs and dairy products.Exports to China now account for about a quarter of New Zealand's international sales. Exports to Australia, its second-largest trading partner rose 0.7 per cent to $9b in the...

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