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China Work Permits: Are You an A, B, or C Tier Talent?

China’s new work permit system for foreigners was rolled out nationwide on April ...

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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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Catching up with Western China: New Zealand's newest diplomatic...

On 15 June, the Wellington Branch of NZCFS and the New Zealand China Trade Association ...

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First shipments of chilled meat to China underway

The first export consignments of chilled meat have left New Zealand shores bound for ...

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Mandarin language assistants welcomed

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

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Catching up with Western China: New Zealand's newest diplomatic challenge

Catching up with Western China: New Zealand's newest ...

On 15 June, the Wellington Branch of NZCFS and the New Zealand China Trade Association hosted New Zealand Consul-General to West China, Alistair Crozier, in conjunction with the New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre, and the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs Wellington Branch. Alistair spoke of New...

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Heart of the Long White Cloud campaign launches in China

Heart of the Long White Cloud campaign launches in China

New videos featuring major Chinese social influencers are the latest phase of a PR and marketing campaign promoting the Wellington, Tasman, Nelson and Marlborough regions called Heart of the Long White Cloud.  Wu Ershan, a leading film director, and Shu Qiao, a wine and food broadcaster, feature in a series of eight...

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NZTE-supported coalition succeeding in China

NZTE-supported coalition succeeding in China

New Zealand King Salmon joins forces with Primary Collaboration New Zealand to undertake supply to China. Who would have thought five years ago that NZTE would be behind the establishment and now growth of a group of NZ Primary Producers in China? Back in 2012 at the inaugural New Zealand Primary Sector Boot Camp (Te Hono) at...

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New Zealand King Salmon joins forces with PCNZ to undertake supply to China

New Zealand King Salmon joins forces with PCNZ to ...

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 launch and development of their brands in China. After several months PCNZ was selected as the preferred partner to meet the opportunities in this challenging market.  “We...

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Valuable chilled meat agreement with China

Valuable chilled meat agreement with China

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Trade Minister Todd McClay have welcomed a Memorandum of Cooperation that allows for the export of chilled meat into China, calling it a big win for exporters. “This is a fantastic step forward for New Zealand’s red meat sector, and a sign of the great relationship we...

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Shanghai Becomes First City in Mainland China to Grant Foreign Domestic Workers Residency

Shanghai Becomes First City in Mainland China to Grant ...

On March 31, Shanghai became the first city in mainland China to grant a residence permit to a foreign worker providing domestic services. The development is notable given the Chinese government’s usual reluctance to grant foreigners visas for unskilled labor, and reaffirms Shanghai’s status as the...

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New measures to facilitate Chinese travel

New measures to facilitate Chinese travel

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse and Customs Minister Nicky Wagner have announced three new initiatives to make it easier for Chinese visitors to come to New Zealand. “China is New Zealand’s second largest market and has made a valued contribution to the strong growth in New Zealand international visitor...

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E-commerce arrangement to benefit digital sector

E-commerce arrangement to benefit digital sector

Trade Minister Todd McClay says the electronic-commerce arrangement signed with China in late March will help New Zealand’s digital exports rise up the value chain and has the potential to be a big win for the wider digital economy.“E-commerce provides enormous potential for businesses to sell high-quality goods...

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Enhanced Air Services with China

Enhanced Air Services with China

New Zealand has enhanced its air service agreement with China by 20 per cent Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced on 27 March. “New Zealand and Chinese airlines can now operate 59 passenger services per week,” Mr Bridges says.“We’ve seen strong growth with visitors from China and we expect this...

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Climate action plan with China

Climate action plan with China

Minister for Climate Change Issues Paula Bennett has announced details of a climate change action plan to be put in place with China.  The action plan was included in a package of bilateral initiatives announced by the Prime Minister and visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during the latter's visit to NZ in late March....

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China-NZ to collaborate on biomedical research

China-NZ to collaborate on biomedical research

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith have welcomed the signing of a bilateral cooperation arrangement in biomedical research between New Zealand and China. The arrangement between the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) and China’s National Natural Science...

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To New Zealand, with love

To New Zealand, with love

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says the Chinese civilisation values openness and inclusiveness, and New Zealand is known for its multicultural dynamism. As I am about to begin my official visit to New Zealand, "the land of the long white cloud", I wish to extend my sincere greetings to the warm and hospitable people of...

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