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Beijing Announces Visa and FDI Incentives to Attract Foreign Talent

Beijing has announced new visa, residency, and foreign investment incentives in ...

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Understanding Legal Proceedings in China

For foreign investors running businesses in China, it is very likely that they would ...

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Auckland Airport sees 92% surge in Chinese tourists

Auckland Airport sees 92% surge in Chinese tourists in February as annual figures hold ...

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Two-way trade with China more than triples over the past decade

New Zealand’s two-way trade with China increased more than three-fold in the ...

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Mandarin language assistants welcomed

Forty eight Mandarin Language Assistants were officially welcomed to New Zealand ...

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A Shanghai story

A Shanghai story

By Glen Murphy, Regional Director, China, NZTE: John Chan was one of the first people I met when I moved to China in early 2003. John had just published his book China Streetsmart and my predecessor had provided some data for the book so John wanted to introduce himself.I was new to China whereas John had moved to...

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Tim Groser - Address to the NZ China Centre Conference

Tim Groser - Address to the NZ China Centre Conference

Hon Tim Groser: Minister of Trade: 2 July 2014 Address to the NZ China Centre Conference. Thank you for this opportunity to address the NZ China Centre at my old Alma Mater, Victoria University. I of course understand there are other pathways to relative professional success than tertiary qualifications. But having...

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China at the Crossroads

China at the Crossroads

China at the Crossroads : By Tony Browne. In November 2013 China’s leaders met in plenary session – at the so-called Third Plenum of the ruling Communist Party’s current Central Committee – to decide on a new, far-reaching reform programme. Opinions are divided on how effective this programme of...

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MFAT Survey on exporting to Asia

Do you export to Asia ? The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) needs to hear about the priorities and challenges faced by manufacturing, processing and forestry companies who export to Asian markets, to help the Government advance and protect NZ's economic and commercial interests in negotiations for the...

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The East is Green:

The East is Green:

The Future of China’s Environmental Regime : By Matthew Zito, Editor, China Briefing In the month since China announced the first revisions to its 1989 Environmental Protection Law, the Revised Law‘s implications have been closely studied by policy analysts, media outlets, and foreign investors alike,...

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China: A market to sell to, or a customer to help?

China: A market to sell to, or a customer to help?

By Glen Murphy, Regional Director, China, NZTE :  Before joining NZTE, I started a sales consulting and training business and used my time and experience to help companies develop a modern approach to their sales efforts. Over three years, I conducted 60 assignments in 13 countries, so it was a terrific and...

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Auckland International Airport Ltd - Accelerate Guangdong

Auckland International Airport Ltd - Accelerate Guangdong

Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment : Auckland International Airport Limited (AIAL) is focussed on increasing the air connectivity out of Guangdong, China. Guangdong is China’s largest consumer market with one of the highest per capita disposable incomes. Diversifying from its usual marketing...

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New Zealand and China: Looking ahead, what China's comprehensive reform means for New Zealand

New Zealand and China: Looking ahead, what China's ...

HE Ambassador Wang Lutong. Full text of the speech by Ambassador Wang Lutong at Victoria University.  Dear Mr. Neil Quigley, Deputy Vice Chancellor of Victoria University of Wellington, Mr. Tony Browne, Chairman of Confucius Institute at Victoria University of Wellington, Mr. Peter Harris, Acting Director of New...

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An Overview of China’s Retail Industry

An Overview of China’s Retail Industry

By Eunice Ku, Dezan Shira & Associates. Changing Consumer Market. Moving towards a consumption – and service – focused economic model     Underpinned by the steady rise of household income, China’s retail market has become one of the most lucrative and rapidly growing...

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NZCTA Welcomes New Zealand Post as a Gold Sponsor

NZCTA Welcomes New Zealand Post as a Gold Sponsor

New Zealand Post today became the newest sponsor of the NZCTA. NZ Post joins our Platinum sponsor HSBC, Gold sponsors DLA Philips Fox, The Langham Auckland, Cathay Pacific and Silver sponsor Cosco, as a Gold sponsor of the NZCTA. NZ Post also launched their E-commerce pathway to China event working in conjunction...

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Why proactive relationship building works in China

Why proactive relationship building works in China

By Glen Murphy, NZTE Regional Director, China Those of us who have been pushed out of the way in a Shanghai supermarket by fellow shoppers will know what it’s like to be treated as if you’re not even there. Yet how does that situation gel with the incredible acts of generosity I’ve experienced from...

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Video: Maximising Business Value with Sina Weibo

Video: Maximising Business Value with Sina Weibo

For the video link, please click here If you are marketing your products in China you’ll have heard of Sina Weibo – the country’s biggest social media network. With an astounding 536 million users it offers huge reach for brands, but how can you use it to drive awareness...

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