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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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PwC joins a select group as a NZCTA Gold sponsor.

PwC joins a select group as a NZCTA Gold sponsor.

New Zealand China Trade Association (NZCTA) is thrilled to announce the addition of PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) as a Gold Sponsor of the NZCTA. NZCTA Chairman Tim White comments that “Given PwC’s strong China focus and capability, it is an ideal partner for NZCTA. This is a great opportunity for...

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Launch of New Zealand Chinese Language Week

Launch of New Zealand Chinese Language Week

Speech by Raymond Huo, Labour List MP :  Saturday 24 May 2014 New Zealand China Friendship Society ConferenceHavelock North, Hawkes Bay Mr President - His Excellency the Chinese Ambassador Wang Lutong - Delegates - Distinguished guests and friendsIt is my great honour to be here today to be officially...

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John McKinnon named as NZ’s new Ambassador to China

John McKinnon named as NZ’s new Ambassador to China

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully has named John McKinnon QSO as New Zealand’s next Ambassador to China. “New Zealand’s relationship with China has become one of our most important,” says Mr McCully. “In the past six years the value of two-way goods trade has doubled, while the...

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The New Zealand Centre at Peking University

The New Zealand Centre at Peking University

By Charles Rowe. The New Zealand Centre at Peking University recently launched its new website in cooperation with the International Relations Division of Peking University (http://nzc.sfl.pku.edu.cn/).The Centre, which is located on the Beijing Yanyuan Campus alongside the iconic Weiming Lake is the product of an...

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Exports to China double those to Australia in January

Exports to China double those to Australia in January

Statistics New Zealand media release In January 2014, goods exports were worth $4.1 billion, with $1.2 billion going to China and $556 million to Australia, Statistics New Zealand said today. The rise in exports to China, up $590 million, was due to milk powder, butter, and cheese exports, up $469 million. The fall in...

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Address to APEC Business Advisory Council Business Leaders

Address to APEC Business Advisory Council Business Leaders

Hon Tim Groser, Minister of Trade Ladies and Gentlemen I would first of all like to thank the NZ/China Council for providing this forum for business leaders here in Auckland for the APEC Business Advisory Council meetings. To our foreign guests, especially those who are making their first visit to New Zealand let me...

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Video: Introducing Dion McGrath, Shanghai Chef

Video: Introducing Dion McGrath, Shanghai Chef

NZTE’s Consulting Chef in Shanghai, Dion McGrath shares his insights into trends in food and beverage in China, drawn from his 22 years of working in the industry in Asia. Please click here to hear Dion's insights.

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Introduction to the NZ China Council

Introduction to the NZ China Council

By Pat English The Council Some of you may know after 17 years with New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, I’ve moved on and am now the Executive Director of the New Zealand China Council. The Council was set up and launched by the Prime Minister in February 2012. New Zealand already has a number of...

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NZTE appoints new China Consulting Chef

NZTE appoints new China Consulting Chef

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise has appointed Dion McGrath as its new Consulting Chef based at New Zealand Central in Shanghai, China. Dion’s role is a key part of NZTE's wider strategy to promote New Zealand food and beverage in China, in response to Chinese consumer trends. A Kiwi, Dion has extensive...

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A busy month of May for NZCTA In Christchurch

A busy month of May for NZCTA In Christchurch

By Michelle MacWilliamAnother excellent workshop held in Christchurch for the hardy collective of NZCTA Southern attendees who have braved the first polar blast of the season to hear Pat English, Executive Officer of New Zealand China Council speak on the vision, the challenges and opportunities for those who are engaged...

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Another successful event at NZCTA in Christchurch

Another successful event at NZCTA in Christchurch

NZCTA Southern had another successful event, our second of the year, with the guest speaker being Kefeng Chu, Chief China Adviser at NZTE. During his presentation he updated membership on topics such as NZTE key sector movements for China, NZTE's high impact programme for China, investment with a China focus and the main...

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Q&A with John McKinnon

Q&A with John McKinnon

John McKinnon, the new Executive Director at the Asia New Zealand Foundation, has been a diplomat and government official for most of his life. He has wide professional experience in dealing with Asian countries through his work at both the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defence, where he recently finished...

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